Insider Trading Alert - FCS, SAM And AON Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 12, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $463.50 to $302,316,738.76.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Fairchild Semiconductor International (FCS) - FREE Research Report

Delva Paul D, who is Senior Vice President at Fairchild Semiconductor International, sold 36,000 shares at $12.81 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 46,384 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 43.7% with the 36,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.42, up $0.61, or 4.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fairchild Semiconductor International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 129,789
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 144,789

The average volume for Fairchild Semiconductor International has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fairchild Semiconductor International has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 0.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells power analog, power discrete, and non-power semiconductor solutions worldwide. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Fairchild Semiconductor International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fairchild Semiconductor International 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 feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Fairchild Semiconductor International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Boston Beer (SAM) - FREE Research Report

Koch C James, who is Chairman at Boston Beer, sold 300 shares at $230.00 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 124,932 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.24% with the 300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $231.99, up $1.99, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Boston Beer go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,652
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,853

The average volume for Boston Beer has been 73,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Boston Beer has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 3.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. produces and sells alcohol beverages primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, Mexico, and Central and South America. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Boston Beer a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Boston Beer 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Boston Beer Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aon plc (AON) - FREE Research Report

Lieb Peter M, who is EVP & General Counsel at Aon plc, sold 11,303 shares at $85.98 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & General Counsel owned 53,008 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.58% with the 11,303-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.39, up $0.41, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aon plc go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,651
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,651

The average volume for Aon plc has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aon plc has a market cap of $25.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 2.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Aon plc provides risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Aon plc a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aon plc as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity, 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 Aon plc Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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