Insider Trading Alert - INFN, PLCE And HTA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 14, 2014, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $39.62 to $83,032,124.16.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Infinera Corporation (INFN) - FREE Research Report

Welch David F who is President at Infinera Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $9.00 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 759,493 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.3% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.63, down $0.37, or 4.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Infinera Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,333
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,833

The average volume for Infinera Corporation has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Infinera Corporation has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 7.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Infinera Corporation provides optical transport networking (OTN) equipment, software, and services to communications service providers, Internet content providers, cable operators, and subsea network operators worldwide. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Infinera Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Infinera Corporation as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Infinera Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Children's Place Retail Stores (PLCE) - FREE Research Report

Poole Gregory I who is Senior VP, Global Sourcing at Children's Place Retail Stores sold 2,204 shares at $50.88 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Global Sourcing owned 53,067 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.99% with the 2,204-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.91, up $1.03, or 1.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Children's Place Retail Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 48,308
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 49,008
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 53,678

The average volume for Children's Place Retail Stores has been 436,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Children's Place Retail Stores has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 11.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. The company provides apparel, accessories, and shoes for children from newborn to 10 years of age. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Children's Place Retail Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Children's Place Retail Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins 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 Children's Place Retail Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Healthcare Trust of America (HTA) - FREE Research Report

Peters Scott D who is Chief Executive Officer at Healthcare Trust of America sold 100,000 shares at $11.52 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 978,740 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.27% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.46, down $0.06, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Healthcare Trust of America go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,500

The average volume for Healthcare Trust of America has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Healthcare Trust of America has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 16.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Healthcare Trust of America is a fully integrated, self-administered and internally managed real estate investment trust, or REIT. The company acquires, owns and operates medical office buildings and other facilities that serve the healthcare industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 114.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Healthcare Trust of America a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Healthcare Trust of America as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Healthcare Trust of America Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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