Insider Trading Alert - AVT, MU And ARE 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:

Avnet (AVT) - FREE Research Report

Gallagher Philip R who is Senior Vice President at Avnet sold 5,062 shares at $44.00 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 18,113 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.84% with the 5,062-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.95, down $1.05, or 2.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Avnet go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,003
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,003
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,743

The average volume for Avnet has been 816,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Avnet has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 3.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Avnet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes electronic components, enterprise computer and storage products, and embedded subsystems in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Avnet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Avnet as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, 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 Avnet Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Micron Technology (MU) - FREE Research Report

Bailey Robert L who is Director at Micron Technology sold 2,000 shares at $24.36 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 133,751 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.47% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.85, up $0.49, or 1.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Micron Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 383,492
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Micron Technology has been 36.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Micron Technology has a market cap of $26.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 12.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Micron Technology a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Micron Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Micron Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Andrews Thomas J who is EVP - Regional Market Director at Alexandria Real Estate Equities sold 20,000 shares at $72.64 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Regional Market Director owned 84,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.14% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.25, up $0.61, or 0.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 44,000

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 494,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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