Insider Trading Alert - MFRM, HA And ADSK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 2, 2014, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $278.57 to $71,423,275.14.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mattress Firm (MFRM) - FREE Research Report

Fendrich Stephen G. who is Chief Strategy Officer at Mattress Firm sold 2,500 shares at $47.62 on April 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy Officer owned 213,735 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.16% with the 2,500-share transaction.

Murphy Kenneth E. III who is Executive Vice President at Mattress Firm sold 3,500 shares at $47.16 on April 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 44,249 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.33% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.06, up $0.90, or 1.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattress Firm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,999
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,165

The average volume for Mattress Firm has been 254,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattress Firm has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 12.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mattress Firm Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of mattresses, and related products and accessories in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Mattress Firm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattress Firm as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Mattress Firm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hawaiian Holdings (HA) - FREE Research Report

Kobayashi Bert T JR who is Director at Hawaiian Holdings sold 5,000 shares at $13.94 on April 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 66,408 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.50, up $0.56, or 3.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hawaiian Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 105,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 110,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,209
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 110,500

The average volume for Hawaiian Holdings has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hawaiian Holdings has a market cap of $753.8 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 50.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., is engaged in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Hawaiian Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hawaiian Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Hawaiian Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Autodesk (ADSK) - FREE Research Report

Underwood Paul D. who is VP, PAO & Corporate Controller at Autodesk sold 564 shares at $49.62 on April 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, PAO & Corporate Controller owned 9,331 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.7% with the 564-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.15, down $0.47, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Autodesk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,883
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,759
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,759

The average volume for Autodesk has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Autodesk has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 1.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Autodesk, Inc. operates as a design software and services company worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 21.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Autodesk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Autodesk 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 Autodesk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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