Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, SKT And HITT Traded By Insiders

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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.

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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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Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT) - FREE Research Report

Morrison Lisa J, who is Senior VP Leasing at Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, sold 6,600 shares at $35.33 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP Leasing owned 66,004 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.09% with the 6,600-share transaction.

Summerell Virginia R, who is Senior VP, Treasurer at Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, sold 6,000 shares at $35.69 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Treasurer owned 50,858 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.55% with the 6,000-share transaction.

Perry Chad, who is EVP,General Counsel,Secretary at Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, sold 1,250 shares at $35.51 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP,General Counsel,Secretary owned 43,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.82% with the 1,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.68, up $0.17, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,620
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,620
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,370

The average volume for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has been 672,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 10.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets in United States. It focuses on developing, acquiring, owning, operating, and managing outlet shopping centers. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Tanger Factory Outlet Centers a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tanger Factory Outlet Centers as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, unimpressive growth in net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hittite Microwave (HITT) - FREE Research Report

Hannabach William, who is VP of Global Operations at Hittite Microwave, sold 7,333 shares at $61.16 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Global Operations owned 32,287 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.51% with the 7,333-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.02, down $3.14, or 5.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hittite Microwave go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,190
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,226
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,226

The average volume for Hittite Microwave has been 177,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hittite Microwave has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 6.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Hittite Microwave Corporation designs, develops, and sells integrated circuits (ICs), modules, subsystems, and instrumentation products for radio frequency (RF) microwave and millimeterwave applications worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Hittite Microwave a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hittite Microwave 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, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hittite Microwave Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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