Insider Trading Alert - KLAC, MTG And TRLA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 5, 2014, 233 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.59 to $85,937,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) - FREE Research Report

Wallace Richard P who is President and CEO at KLA-Tencor Corporation sold 20,000 shares at $64.17 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 20,527 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.35% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.04, up $1.87, or 2.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KLA-Tencor Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,965
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,313
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,280

The average volume for KLA-Tencor Corporation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a market cap of $10.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 1.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

KLA-Tencor Corporation engages in design, manufacture, and marketing of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate KLA-Tencor Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KLA-Tencor Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full KLA-Tencor Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG) - FREE Research Report

Nicolaisen Donald T who is Director at MGIC Investment Corporation sold 40,000 shares at $9.02 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 26,399 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 60.24% with the 40,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.13, up $0.11, or 1.16% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for MGIC Investment Corporation has been 5.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MGIC Investment Corporation has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 8.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MGIC Investment Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides mortgage insurance to lenders and government sponsored entities in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.41%. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate MGIC Investment Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MGIC Investment Corporation as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full MGIC Investment Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Inkinen Sami who is Director at Trulia sold 5,800 shares at $28.71 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 806,753 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.71% with the 5,800-share transaction.

Flint Peter who is Chief Executive Officer at Trulia sold 8,000 shares at $29.40 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.54% with the 8,000-share transaction.

Levine Paul M. who is Chief Operations Officer at Trulia sold 11,491 shares at $28.71 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Operations Officer owned 39,355 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.6% with the 11,491-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.59, up $2.88, or 9.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trulia go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 69,404
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 233,134
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 453,043

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 12.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Trulia a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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