Insider Trading Alert - MAT, FITB And RHT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 23, 2014, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.40 to $39,583,336.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mattel (MAT) - FREE Research Report

Gibbons Peter D, who is EVP Global Operations at Mattel, bought 500 shares at $37.85 on April 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Global Operations owned 500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.92, up $0.07, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,258
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,258
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,258

The average volume for Mattel has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattel has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 21.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. It also publishes Advice and Activity books and the American Girl magazine. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Mattel a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mattel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) - FREE Research Report

Carmichael Greg D, who is President & COO at Fifth Third Bancorp, sold 37,294 shares at $21.04 on April 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & COO owned 192,344 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.24% with the 37,294-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.95, down $0.09, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fifth Third Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 163,359

The average volume for Fifth Third Bancorp has been 8.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fifth Third Bancorp has a market cap of $17.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Fifth Third Bancorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fifth Third Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Fifth Third Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Red Hat (RHT) - FREE Research Report

Alexander DeLisa, who is EVP, Chief People Officer at Red Hat, sold 8,913 shares at $50.87 on April 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief People Officer owned 51,748 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.69% with the 8,913-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.82, down $1.05, or 2.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Red Hat go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 75,957

The average volume for Red Hat has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Red Hat has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 10.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Red Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions primarily to enterprise customers worldwide. The company develops and offers operating system, middleware, virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of 64.6. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate Red Hat a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Red Hat as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Red Hat Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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