Insider Trading Alert - AFOP, COG And RFMD 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:

Alliance Fiber Optic Products (AFOP) - FREE Research Report

Lee Gwong Yih, who is Director at Alliance Fiber Optic Products, sold 2,000 shares at $20.09 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.5% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.51, down $2.58, or 14.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alliance Fiber Optic Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 223,640
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 270,594
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 314,954

The average volume for Alliance Fiber Optic Products has been 667,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alliance Fiber Optic Products has a market cap of $362.9 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 22.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets various fiber optic components and integrated modules for communications equipment manufacturers and service providers in North America, Europe, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Alliance Fiber Optic Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alliance Fiber Optic Products 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Alliance Fiber Optic Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) - FREE Research Report

Peacock P Dexter, who is Director at Cabot Oil & Gas, sold 30,000 shares at $38.63 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 357,745 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.74% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.29, down $0.34, or 0.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cabot Oil & Gas go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 14,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 14,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 14,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Cabot Oil & Gas has been 8.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cabot Oil & Gas has a market cap of $16.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 0.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, is engaged in the development, exploitation, exploration, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.1. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Cabot Oil & Gas a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cabot Oil & Gas as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Cabot Oil & Gas Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RF Micro Devices (RFMD) - FREE Research Report

Bruggeworth Robert A, who is President and CEO at RF Micro Devices, sold 50,848 shares at $8.48 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.18% with the 50,848-share transaction.

Priddy William A, who is VP Administration and CFO at RF Micro Devices, sold 21,644 shares at $8.50 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Administration and CFO owned 563,042 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.7% with the 21,644-share transaction.

Church Barry D, who is VP and Corporate Controller at RF Micro Devices, sold 4,401 shares at $8.61 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP and Corporate Controller owned 111,288 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.8% with the 4,401-share transaction.

Rudy Suzanne B, who is VP and Corp. Treasurer at RF Micro Devices, sold 4,366 shares at $8.61 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP and Corp. Treasurer owned 111,633 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.76% with the 4,366-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.75, up $0.14, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RF Micro Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 66,957
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 194,672
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 305,206

The average volume for RF Micro Devices has been 11.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 69.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

RF Micro Devices, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 217.2. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RF Micro Devices as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's revenue growth has not been good. Get the full RF Micro Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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