Insider Trading Alert - LNKD, AVGO And SCI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 4, 2014, 177 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,320.24 to $419,318,750.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

LinkedIn (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Sze David L who is Director at LinkedIn sold 6,250 shares at $202.12 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 135,688 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.4% with the 6,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $206.57, up $4.45, or 2.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,609
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,609
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 95,696

The average volume for LinkedIn has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn has a market cap of $20.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 7.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. The company has a P/E ratio of 875.9. Currently there are 20 analysts that rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LinkedIn as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full LinkedIn Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Avago Technologies (AVGO) - FREE Research Report

Diller James who is Director at Avago Technologies sold 30,000 shares at $61.79 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 104,618 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.29% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.76, up $1.97, or 3.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Avago Technologies go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,069
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,069

The average volume for Avago Technologies has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Avago Technologies has a market cap of $15.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 16.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Avago Technologies Limited is engaged in the design, development, and supply of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on III-V based products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.9. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Avago Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Avago Technologies 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, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Avago Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Service Corporation International (SCI) - FREE Research Report

Waltrip R L who is Chairman of the Board at Service Corporation International sold 10,000 shares at $18.70 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 460,133 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.13% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Mecom John W Jr who is Director at Service Corporation International sold 29,445 shares at $18.70 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 110,754 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21% with the 29,445-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.06, up $0.36, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Service Corporation International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,000

The average volume for Service Corporation International has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Service Corporation International has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 3.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services in North America and Germany. The company operates through two segments: Funeral and Cemetery. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Service Corporation International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Service Corporation International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Service Corporation International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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