Insider Trading Alert - TRGP, JNPR And WWAV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 26, 2014, 172 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $41.00 to $204,930,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Targa Resources (TRGP) - FREE Research Report

Heim Michael A who is President and COO at Targa Resources sold 17,485 shares at $97.12 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 174,652 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.1% with the 17,485-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.99, down $0.13, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Targa Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 49,386
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 49,386
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,386

The average volume for Targa Resources has been 287,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Targa Resources has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Targa Resources Corp., through its general and limited partner interests in Targa Resources Partners LP, provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) services in the United States. The company operates in two divisions, Gathering and Processing, and Logistics and Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Targa Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Targa Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. 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 Targa Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Juniper Networks (JNPR) - FREE Research Report

Spidell Terrance F who is VP Corp Controller & CAO at Juniper Networks sold 2,187 shares at $27.78 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Corp Controller & CAO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,187-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.01, down $0.77, or 2.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Juniper Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 763
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,763
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,763

The average volume for Juniper Networks has been 10.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Juniper Networks has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 19.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure for networking requirements of service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Juniper Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Juniper Networks 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Juniper Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Whitewave Foods Company (WWAV) - FREE Research Report

Fugger Edward F who is Executive Vice President at Whitewave Foods Company sold 6,697 shares at $29.22 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 35,949 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.7% with the 6,697-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.09, down $1.13, or 4.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Whitewave Foods Company go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000

The average volume for Whitewave Foods Company has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Whitewave Foods Company has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 22.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The WhiteWave Foods Company, a consumer packaged food and beverage company, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, and dairy products in North America and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Whitewave Foods Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Whitewave Foods Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Whitewave Foods Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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