Insider Trading Alert - TSLA And FE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 19, 2014, 147 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $80.88 to $19,640,406.96.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tesla Motors (TSLA) - FREE Research Report

Gracias Antonio J., who is Director at Tesla Motors, sold 20,000 shares at $188.92 on May 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 359,647 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.3% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $196.69, up $7.77, or 3.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tesla Motors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,811
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,811
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,811

The average volume for Tesla Motors has been 9.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tesla Motors has a market cap of $23.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 30.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Tesla Motors a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tesla Motors as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Tesla Motors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Two Harbors Investment (TWO) - FREE Research Report

Taylor Brian, who is Director at Two Harbors Investment, sold 0 shares at $0.00 on May 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0% with the 0-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.28, up $10.28, or 100% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Two Harbors Investment go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000

The average volume for Two Harbors Investment has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Two Harbors Investment has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 11.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Two Harbors Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investing in, financing, and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, mortgage servicing rights, and other financial assets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Two Harbors Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Two Harbors Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Two Harbors Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FirstEnergy (FE) - FREE Research Report

Jones Charles E, who is EVP & Pres, FE Utilities at FirstEnergy, sold 14,010 shares at $32.28 on May 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Pres, FE Utilities owned 60,572 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.78% with the 14,010-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.66, down $0.62, or 1.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FirstEnergy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,379
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,379
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,119

The average volume for FirstEnergy has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. FirstEnergy has a market cap of $13.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 4.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

FirstEnergy Corp., a diversified energy company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the United States. The company operates through Regulated Distribution, Regulated Transmission, and Competitive Energy Services segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate FirstEnergy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FirstEnergy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full FirstEnergy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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