Insider Trading Alert - LNG, SIAL And DLPH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 20, 2014, 164 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $87.78 to $643,360,199,551.68.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Teague R Keith who is Sr. VP - Asset Group at Cheniere Energy sold 20,000 shares at $47.59 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP - Asset Group owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.85% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Rayford Greg W. who is Sr. VP and General Counsel at Cheniere Energy sold 12,000 shares at $47.37 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP and General Counsel owned 965,390 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.23% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.20, up $0.83, or 1.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 810,650
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL) - FREE Research Report

Miller Karen J who is SVP, Corp Develop & Corp Comm at Sigma-Aldrich Corporation sold 1,133 shares at $95.62 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Corp Develop & Corp Comm owned 5,009 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.45% with the 1,133-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.28, down $2.34, or 2.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sigma-Aldrich Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,581
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,204
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,581
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,204
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,581

The average volume for Sigma-Aldrich Corporation has been 615,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sigma-Aldrich Corporation has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 0.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Manufactures and distributes a broad range of biochemicals, organic chemicals, diagnostic reagents and chromatography products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Sigma-Aldrich Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sigma-Aldrich Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Sigma-Aldrich Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Delphi Automotive (DLPH) - FREE Research Report

Krol John A who is Director at Delphi Automotive sold 10,658 shares at $65.25 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,347 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.76% with the 10,658-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.07, up $0.82, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delphi Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 72,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 98,816
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 144,290

The average volume for Delphi Automotive has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delphi Automotive has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 8.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Delphi Automotive PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures vehicle components; and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain, safety, and thermal technology solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Delphi Automotive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delphi Automotive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Delphi Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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