Insider Trading Alert - TWX, PMT And ALK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 3, 2014, 139 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,308.00 to $197,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Time Warner (TWX) - FREE Research Report

Ginsberg Gary L who is Executive Vice President at Time Warner sold 2,992 shares at $66.82 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 6,070 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.02% with the 2,992-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.52, up $0.70, or 1.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Time Warner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,943
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,943
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,943

The average volume for Time Warner has been 5.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Time Warner has a market cap of $59.9 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 4.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Networks, Film and TV Entertainment, and Publishing. The Networks segment consists of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Home Box Office, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Time Warner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Time Warner 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, notable return on equity 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 Time Warner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PennyMac Mortgage Investment (PMT) - FREE Research Report

Fartaj Vandad who is Chief Investment Officer at PennyMac Mortgage Investment sold 2,200 shares at $24.14 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 61,125 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.47% with the 2,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.20, up $0.06, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PennyMac Mortgage Investment go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 44,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,815

The average volume for PennyMac Mortgage Investment has been 713,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. PennyMac Mortgage Investment has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust, a specialty finance company, through its subsidiaries, invests primarily in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets. The company operates in two segments, Correspondent Lending and Investment Activities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate PennyMac Mortgage Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PennyMac Mortgage Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full PennyMac Mortgage Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alaska Air Group (ALK) - FREE Research Report

Harrison Andrew R who is Vp/Plng & Rev Mgmt at Alaska Air Group sold 800 shares at $87.12 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vp/Plng & Rev Mgmt owned 3,441 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.86% with the 800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.50, up $1.38, or 1.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alaska Air Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,501
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,301
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 69,855

The average volume for Alaska Air Group has been 827,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alaska Air Group has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 17.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passengers and cargo air transportation services in the United States. The company operates through Alaska Mainline and Alaska Regional segments. It serves approximately 100 cities in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently there are 8 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 solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, 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 shows low profit margins. Get the full Alaska Air Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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