Insider Trading Alert - BHI, FLDM And CTAS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 3, 2014, 126 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $54.34 to $426,146,875.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Baker Hughes (BHI) - FREE Research Report

Ragauss Peter A who is Sr. Vice President and CFO at Baker Hughes sold 10,000 shares at $65.03 on April 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President and CFO owned 90,476 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.95% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.28, up $1.25, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Baker Hughes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,419
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,619
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 44,707

The average volume for Baker Hughes has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $28.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Baker Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Baker Hughes as a buy. 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Baker Hughes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM) - FREE Research Report

Worthington Gajus Vincent who is President & Ceo at Fluidigm Corporation sold 6,000 shares at $45.12 on April 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & Ceo owned 35,159 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.58% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.76, down $2.36, or 5.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fluidigm Corporation go as follows:

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

The average volume for Fluidigm Corporation has been 379,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fluidigm Corporation has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 12.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Fluidigm Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells microfluidic systems worldwide. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fluidigm Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Cintas Corporation (CTAS) - FREE Research Report

Gale William C who is Sr. VP & CFO at Cintas Corporation sold 4,000 shares at $59.49 on April 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & CFO owned 110,188 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.5% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.98, down $0.51, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cintas Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,731
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,731
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,731

The average volume for Cintas Corporation has been 663,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cintas Corporation has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 0.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services for approximately 1 million businesses primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Cintas Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cintas Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Cintas Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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