Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, IBM And CMI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 1, 2014, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,215.00 to $131,924,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Moyer James C, who is Director at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 17,000 shares at $36.78 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 53,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.02% with the 17,000-share transaction.

Rao Meera, who is Cfo at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 12,453 shares at $36.95 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 67,225 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.63% with the 12,453-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.71, down $0.24, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 43,720
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 231,409
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 309,868

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 335,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monolithic Power Systems has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for storage and computing, consumer electronics, communications, and industrial/automotive markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 65.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Monolithic Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monolithic Power Systems 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Monolithic Power Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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International Business Machines (IBM) - FREE Research Report

Weber Robert C, who is Senior Vice President at International Business Machines, sold 6,000 shares at $195.31 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 23,511 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.33% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $193.53, down $1.78, or 0.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Business Machines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,763
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 63,745

The average volume for International Business Machines has been 5.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Business Machines has a market cap of $203.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 4.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate International Business Machines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Business Machines as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its respectable return on equity which we feel is likely to continue. 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 International Business Machines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cummins (CMI) - FREE Research Report

Linebarger Norman Thomas, who is Chairman & CEO at Cummins, sold 10,647 shares at $151.80 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 43,642 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.61% with the 10,647-share transaction.

Freeland Richard Joseph, who is President - Engine Business at Cummins, sold 5,000 shares at $151.80 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the President - Engine Business owned 28,252 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.04% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $151.48, down $0.32, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cummins go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,427
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,427

The average volume for Cummins has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cummins has a market cap of $27.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Components, Power Generation, and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Cummins a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cummins 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Cummins Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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