Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Yesterday, May 6, 2014, 125 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.00 to $263,000,081.93. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report Xiao Deming, who is Pres. of MPS Asia Operations at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 5,052 shares at $36.57 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres. of MPS Asia Operations owned 88,155 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.42% with the 5,052-share transaction. Hsing Michael, who is Ceo at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 5,632 shares at $36.31 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 322,578 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.72% with the 5,632-share transaction. Tseng Saria, who is VP & General Counsel at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 10,592 shares at $36.62 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & General Counsel owned 49,255 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.7% with the 10,592-share transaction. Sciammas Maurice, who is Sr. V.P.of Sales and Marketing at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 5,286 shares at $36.58 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. V.P.of Sales and Marketing owned 88,486 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.64% with the 5,286-share transaction. Rao Meera, who is Cfo at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 2,973 shares at $36.58 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 64,252 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.42% with the 2,973-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $36.80, up $0.22, or 0.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 12,453
12-Week # shares sold: 201,671
24-Week # shares sold: 322,321
The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 328,400 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 5.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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 49.0. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Monolithic Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on MPWR - FREETheStreet 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. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.