Insider Trading Alert - BHI, SATS And IPGP 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:

Baker Hughes (BHI) - FREE Research Report

Ragauss Peter A who is Sr. Vice President and CFO at Baker Hughes sold 10,000 shares at $61.95 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President and CFO owned 110,476 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.3% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.70, up $1.75, or 2.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Baker Hughes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,288
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,288

The average volume for Baker Hughes has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $27.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 14.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.6. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Baker Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Baker Hughes 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Baker Hughes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EchoStar (SATS) - FREE Research Report

Carroll Kenneth G who is EVP of Corp & Bus Development at EchoStar sold 1,200 shares at $49.67 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP of Corp & Bus Development owned 1,934 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.29% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.46, up $0.79, or 1.57% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for EchoStar has been 265,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. EchoStar has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 0.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

EchoStar Corporation provides satellite operations, video delivery solutions, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office worldwide. The company operates in three segments: EchoStar Technologies, Hughes, and EchoStar Satellite Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 1660.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate EchoStar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EchoStar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 EchoStar 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 10,000 shares at $70.56 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman of the Board owned 585,931 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.68% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Ip Fibre Devices Ltd who is 10% Owner at IPG Photonics Corporation sold 14,667 shares at $71.02 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.2% with the 14,667-share transaction.

Valentin Gapontsev Trust I who is 10% Owner at IPG Photonics Corporation sold 6,667 shares at $70.82 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 6,667-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.82, up $2.00, or 2.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IPG Photonics Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 69,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 84,333
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,833

The average volume for IPG Photonics Corporation has been 411,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. IPG Photonics Corporation has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 7.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 24.2. 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full IPG Photonics Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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