Insider Trading Alert - ALK, IPGP And ARW 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:

Alaska Air Group (ALK) - FREE Research Report

Loveless Keith who is Vp/Legal & General Counsel at Alaska Air Group sold 5,102 shares at $81.12 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vp/Legal & General Counsel owned 10,678 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.33% with the 5,102-share transaction.

Tilden Bradley D who is President And Ceo at Alaska Air Group sold 22,003 shares at $79.61 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the President And Ceo owned 109,027 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.79% with the 22,003-share transaction.

Johnson Glenn S who is President/Horizon Air at Alaska Air Group sold 8,845 shares at $81.12 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the President/Horizon Air owned 9,315 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.71% with the 8,845-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.06, down $0.06, or 0.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alaska Air Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,202
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,202
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,456

The average volume for Alaska Air Group has been 817,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alaska Air Group has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 6.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Alaska Air Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alaska Air Group 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, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Alaska Air Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP) - FREE Research Report

Gapontsev Valentin P who is CEO & Chairman of the Board at IPG Photonics Corporation sold 20,000 shares at $69.19 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman of the Board owned 595,931 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.25% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.94, down $1.25, or 1.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IPG Photonics Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,500

The average volume for IPG Photonics Corporation has been 418,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. IPG Photonics Corporation has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 10.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

IPG Photonics Corporation develops and manufactures fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, and diode lasers that are used in various applications, primarily in materials processing. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate IPG Photonics Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IPG Photonics 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, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full IPG Photonics Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Arrow Electronics (ARW) - FREE Research Report

Morris Mary Catherine who is Senior VP & CSO at Arrow Electronics sold 2,700 shares at $55.53 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP & CSO owned 23,659 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.24% with the 2,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.53, up $1.00, or 1.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Arrow Electronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,388
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,388
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,050

The average volume for Arrow Electronics has been 558,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Arrow Electronics has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 3.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. provides products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Global Components and Global Enterprise Computing Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Arrow Electronics a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Arrow Electronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Arrow Electronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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