Insider Trading Alert - LUV, PAA And SWKS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 22, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $90.00 to $13,547,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Southwest Airlines (LUV) - FREE Research Report

Kelly Gary C, who is COB, Pres., & CEO at Southwest Airlines, sold 67,386 shares at $25.01 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the COB, Pres., & CEO owned 754,874 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.2% with the 67,386-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.52, up $0.51, or 1.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwest Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 36,561
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,561
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 84,961

The average volume for Southwest Airlines has been 6.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $17.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 34.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwest Airlines 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Southwest Airlines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) - FREE Research Report

vonBerg John, who is Exec VP -Commercial Activities at Plains All American Pipeline, sold 20,898 shares at $57.27 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec VP -Commercial Activities owned 122,359 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.59% with the 20,898-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.12, down $0.15, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Plains All American Pipeline go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 136,425
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 136,425
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 136,425

The average volume for Plains All American Pipeline has been 819,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Plains All American Pipeline has a market cap of $20.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in transporting, storing, terminalling, and marketing crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), natural gas, and refined products in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Plains All American Pipeline a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Plains All American Pipeline as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Plains All American Pipeline Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) - FREE Research Report

Mclachlan David J, who is Director at Skyworks Solutions, sold 2,000 shares at $40.90 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 59,765 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.24% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.48, up $0.58, or 1.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skyworks Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 57,650
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 59,650
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 176,907

The average volume for Skyworks Solutions has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Skyworks Solutions has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 44.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides analog semiconductors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Skyworks Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skyworks Solutions as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Skyworks Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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