Insider Trading Alert - LLL, SANM And AMBA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 15, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $30,330,507.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL) - FREE Research Report

Washkowitz Alan H, who is Director at L-3 Communications Holdings, sold 2,000 shares at $119.13 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 36,505 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.19% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $116.58, down $2.55, or 2.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for L-3 Communications Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,123
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,531
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,749

The average volume for L-3 Communications Holdings has been 927,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. L-3 Communications Holdings has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 8.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. provides command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems; aircraft modernization and maintenance; and government services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate L-3 Communications Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates L-3 Communications Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full L-3 Communications Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sanmina (SANM) - FREE Research Report

Sola Jure, who is Chairman and CEO at Sanmina, sold 99,334 shares at $20.79 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 158,531 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.52% with the 99,334-share transaction.

Goldsberry John, who is Director at Sanmina, sold 8,439 shares at $21.06 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,337 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.22% with the 8,439-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.15, down $0.91, or 4.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sanmina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,728
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,728
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,394

The average volume for Sanmina has been 753,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanmina has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 21.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Sanmina Corporation provides integrated electronics manufacturing services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Sanmina a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sanmina as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sanmina Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ambarella (AMBA) - FREE Research Report

LeGall Didier, who is Executive Vice President at Ambarella, sold 15,000 shares at $23.06 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 90,904 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.16% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.15, up $1.09, or 4.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ambarella go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 42,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 198,208
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 690,420

The average volume for Ambarella has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ambarella has a market cap of $686.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 30.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD) video capture, sharing, and display worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Ambarella a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ambarella as a hold. 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 and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Ambarella Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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