Insider Trading Alert - EBAY, SNDK And BPL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 7, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $776.50 to $183,196,515.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

eBay (EBAY) - FREE Research Report

Marcus David, who is President, PayPal at eBay, sold 25,846 shares at $52.03 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, PayPal owned 49,565 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 34.27% with the 25,846-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.78, down $1.25, or 2.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for eBay go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for eBay has been 11.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. eBay has a market cap of $64.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 7.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

eBay Inc. provides online platforms, tools, and services to help individuals and merchants in online and mobile commerce and payments in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 20 analysts who rate eBay a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates eBay as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full eBay Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SanDisk (SNDK) - FREE Research Report

Lego Catherine P, who is Director at SanDisk, sold 2,500 shares at $85.90 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 239,754 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.03% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.14, up $3.24, or 3.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SanDisk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,160
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,160
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,160

The average volume for SanDisk has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SanDisk has a market cap of $19.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 23.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SanDisk Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets data storage products that are used in various consumer electronics products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate SanDisk a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SanDisk 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 expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full SanDisk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Buckeye Partners (BPL) - FREE Research Report

Muslih Khalid A, who is Svp at Buckeye Partners, sold 10,000 shares at $78.54 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp owned 12,335 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.77% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.18, up $0.64, or 0.81% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Buckeye Partners has been 330,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Buckeye Partners has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 13.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. owns and operates liquid petroleum products pipeline systems in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Pipelines & Terminals, Global Marine Terminals, Merchant Services, and Development & Logistics. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Buckeye Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Buckeye Partners 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Buckeye Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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