Insider Trading Alert - TIVO, AMAT And AFOP Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 23, 2014, 112 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $90.00 to $7,463,228.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tivo (TIVO) - FREE Research Report

Klugman Jeffrey L, who is EVP Product & Revenue at Tivo, sold 3,000 shares at $12.48 on May 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Product & Revenue owned 175,259 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.68% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.34, down $0.14, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tivo go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,000

The average volume for Tivo has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tivo has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 7.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TiVo Inc. provides software, services, and technology that enable the distribution and management of video content through set-top boxes (STBs), and smartphones and tablets primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Tivo a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tivo as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Tivo Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Applied Materials (AMAT) - FREE Research Report

Kerley Jay, who is GVP, Chief Information Officer at Applied Materials, sold 6,755 shares at $19.94 on May 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the GVP, Chief Information Officer owned 75,131 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.25% with the 6,755-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.20, up $0.26, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Applied Materials go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,755
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 61,461
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 212,583

The average volume for Applied Materials has been 14.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Applied Materials has a market cap of $24.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 13.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV), and related industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Applied Materials a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Applied Materials 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 no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Applied Materials Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alliance Fiber Optic Products (AFOP) - FREE Research Report

Chang Peter C, who is Chairman, President and CEO at Alliance Fiber Optic Products, sold 196,668 shares at $20.98 on May 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President and CEO owned 1.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.49% with the 196,668-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.04, up $0.06, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alliance Fiber Optic Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 403,850
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 474,444
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 486,444

The average volume for Alliance Fiber Optic Products has been 717,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alliance Fiber Optic Products has a market cap of $385.9 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 38.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets various fiber optic components and integrated modules for communications equipment manufacturers and service providers in North America, Europe, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Alliance Fiber Optic Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alliance Fiber Optic Products as a buy. 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Alliance Fiber Optic Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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