Insider Trading Alert - MSFT, INVN And AON Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 18, 2014, 129 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.70 to $268,110,200.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) - FREE Research Report

Gates William H Iii who is Director at Microsoft Corporation sold 7.1 million shares at $37.67 on Feb. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 349.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2% with the 7.1 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.48, down $0.19, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsoft Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42.3 million

The average volume for Microsoft Corporation has been 40.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsoft Corporation has a market cap of $312.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 0.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Microsoft Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Microsoft Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Microsoft Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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InvenSense (INVN) - FREE Research Report

Artiman Ventures L P who is 10% Owner at InvenSense sold 160,000 shares at $20.70 on Feb. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 118,378 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 57.48% with the 160,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.02, down $0.68, or 3.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for InvenSense go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,950

The average volume for InvenSense has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. InvenSense has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 0.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

InvenSense, Inc. designs, develops, markets, and sells micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) gyroscopes for motion tracking devices in consumer electronics. The company has a P/E ratio of 73.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate InvenSense a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates InvenSense as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full InvenSense Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aon plc (AON) - FREE Research Report

Conti Fulvio who is Director at Aon plc sold 411 shares at $57.20 on Feb. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,047 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.92% with the 411-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.66, up $27.46, or 32.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aon plc go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,045
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,045
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,045

The average volume for Aon plc has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aon plc has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 1.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aon plc provides risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Aon plc a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aon plc as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Aon plc Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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