Insider Trading Alert - SAM, INCY And NE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 14, 2014, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $109.00 to $76,434,960.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Boston Beer (SAM) - FREE Research Report

Koch C James, who is Chairman at Boston Beer, sold 3,000 shares at $229.54 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 118,932 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.46% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $217.21, down $12.33, or 5.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Boston Beer go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,952
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,153

The average volume for Boston Beer has been 72,600 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 8.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 43.0. 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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Incyte (INCY) - FREE Research Report

Chardonnet Laurent, who is Vice President and Treasurer at Incyte, sold 2,058 shares at $54.00 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Treasurer owned 1,753 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54% with the 2,058-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.54, down $2.46, or 4.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Incyte go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,187
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,187
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,187

The average volume for Incyte has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Incyte has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 10.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Incyte Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary small molecule drugs primarily for oncology and inflammation. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Incyte a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Incyte as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Incyte Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Noble Corporation (NE) - FREE Research Report

Ricciardello Mary P, who is Director at Noble Corporation, bought 280 shares at $30.52 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 180 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 280% with the 280-share transaction.

Williams David W, who is Chairman, President , and CEO at Noble Corporation, bought 10,000 shares at $30.64 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President , and CEO owned 380,282 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.7% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.28, up $0.64, or 2.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Noble Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,500

The average volume for Noble Corporation has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Noble Corporation has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry.

Noble Corporation operates as an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry.

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