Insider Trading Alert - MLNX, CERN And IP 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:

Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) - FREE Research Report

Sultzbaugh Marc who is Sr. VP World Wide Sales at Mellanox Technologies sold 5,000 shares at $37.58 on Feb. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP World Wide Sales owned 55,205 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.3% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.04, up $0.46, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mellanox Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,949
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,949
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,632

The average volume for Mellanox Technologies has been 654,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mellanox Technologies has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 5.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, produces and supplies semiconductor interconnect products for computing, storage, and communications applications in the high-performance computing, Web 2.0, storage, financial services, database, cloud, and embedded markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.9. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Mellanox Technologies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mellanox Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mellanox Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cerner Corporation (CERN) - FREE Research Report

Patterson Neal L who is Chairman and CEO at Cerner Corporation sold 15,000 shares at $59.90 on Feb. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 302,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.73% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.71, up $0.81, or 1.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cerner Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,700

The average volume for Cerner Corporation has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cerner Corporation has a market cap of $20.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 7.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cerner Corporation designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts, and supports healthcare information technology, healthcare devices, hardware, and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.3. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Cerner Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cerner 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, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cerner Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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International Paper (IP) - FREE Research Report

Joseph Tommy S who is Senior Vice President at International Paper sold 12,400 shares at $49.18 on Feb. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 147,847 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.74% with the 12,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.17, down $0.01, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Paper go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for International Paper has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Paper has a market cap of $21.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 0.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and North Africa. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Paper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full International Paper Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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