Insider Trading Alert - MU, O And HTWR Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 9, 2014, 125 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.22 to $218,339,502.68.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Micron Technology (MU) - FREE Research Report

Switz Robert E, who is Director at Micron Technology, sold 25,000 shares at $27.11 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 127,709 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.37% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.36, up $0.25, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Micron Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 272,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 314,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 697,492

The average volume for Micron Technology has been 31.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Micron Technology has a market cap of $28.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 23.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Micron Technology a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Micron Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. 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 Micron Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Realty Income (O) - FREE Research Report

McLaughlin Gregory, who is Director at Realty Income, sold 5,225 shares at $44.11 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,672 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.86% with the 5,225-share transaction.

Case John, who is Chief Executive Officer at Realty Income, sold 15,000 shares at $43.74 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 263,527 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.39% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.16, up $0.42, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Realty Income go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,259
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,259
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,259

The average volume for Realty Income has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Realty Income has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 17.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate. Realty Income Corporation was founded in 1969 and is based in Escondido, California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 55.7. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Realty Income a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Realty Income 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, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Realty Income Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Heartware International (HTWR) - FREE Research Report

Thomas Robert Bain, who is Director at Heartware International, sold 2,000 shares at $93.70 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,010 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.28% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $94.94, up $1.24, or 1.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Heartware International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,320
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,320
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,432

The average volume for Heartware International has been 226,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Heartware International has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 0.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

HeartWare International, Inc., a medical device company, is engaged in developing and manufacturing miniaturized implantable heart pumps or ventricular assist devices (VAD) for the treatment of advanced heart failure in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Heartware International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Heartware International as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Heartware International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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