Insider Trading Alert - CY, PBF And CLX 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:

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) - FREE Research Report

Rodgers Thurman J who is President & CEO at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation sold 95,625 shares at $9.78 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 7.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.19% with the 95,625-share transaction.

Buss Brad W who is Cfo at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation sold 54,890 shares at $9.78 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 984,238 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.28% with the 54,890-share transaction.

Nazarian Dana who is Executive Vice President at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation sold 65,359 shares at $9.78 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 256,394 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.31% with the 65,359-share transaction.

Kothandaraman Badrinarayanan who is Executive Vice President at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation sold 59,648 shares at $9.78 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 124,778 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.34% with the 59,648-share transaction.

El-Khoury Hassane who is Executive Vice President at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation sold 71,187 shares at $9.78 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 123,596 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.55% with the 71,187-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.14, up $0.36, or 3.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cypress Semiconductor Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,873
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 51,873
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 51,873

The average volume for Cypress Semiconductor Corporation has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 3.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets mixed-signal, programmable solutions, specialized semiconductor memories, and integrated semiconductor solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.35%. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Cypress Semiconductor Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cypress Semiconductor Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PBF Energy (PBF) - FREE Research Report

O Malley Thomas D who is Executive Chairman at PBF Energy bought 10,000 shares at $25.30 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 200,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.26% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.25, up $1.95, or 7.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PBF Energy go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for PBF Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PBF Energy has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 20.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PBF Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the refining and supply of petroleum products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate PBF Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PBF Energy as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full PBF Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Clorox Company (CLX) - FREE Research Report

Dorer Benno O who is EVP-COO - Cleaning, Int'nl at Clorox Company sold 343 shares at $86.62 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP-COO - Cleaning, Int'nl owned 26,386 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.28% with the 343-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.91, up $0.29, or 0.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Clorox Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,625
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,625
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,030

The average volume for Clorox Company has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Clorox Company has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 5.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Clorox Company a buy, 5 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Clorox Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Clorox Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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