Insider Trading Alert - SAPE, NOC And MNRO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 28, 2014, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $341.00 to $1,468,820,910.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sapient (SAPE) - FREE Research Report

Wexler Alan M, who is Senior Vice President at Sapient, sold 17,500 shares at $16.59 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 328,795 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.05% with the 17,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.38, down $0.21, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sapient go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 155,922
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 155,922
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 155,922

The average volume for Sapient has been 667,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sapient has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 5.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sapient Corporation provides strategy, marketing, and technology services that enable clients identify and act upon opportunities to improve their business performance. It operates in three segments: SapientNitro, Sapient Global Markets, and Sapient Government Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Sapient a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sapient 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Sapient Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Northrop Grumman (NOC) - FREE Research Report

Jones Christopher T, who is Corp VP & Pres Tech Svcs at Northrop Grumman, sold 170 shares at $119.72 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Corp VP & Pres Tech Svcs owned 6,969 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.38% with the 170-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $119.73, up $0.01, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Northrop Grumman go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,412
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,996

The average volume for Northrop Grumman has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Northrop Grumman has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 4.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Northrop Grumman Corporation provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical service areas to government and commercial customers worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Northrop Grumman a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Northrop Grumman as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Northrop Grumman Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) - FREE Research Report

Berenson Richard A, who is Director at Monro Muffler Brake, sold 3,000 shares at $54.74 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,259 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.88% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.52, down $1.22, or 2.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monro Muffler Brake go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 127,625

The average volume for Monro Muffler Brake has been 214,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monro Muffler Brake has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 4.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. provides automotive undercar repair and tire services in the United States. It offers a range of services on passenger cars, light trucks, and vans for brakes; mufflers and exhaust systems; and steering, drive train, suspension, and wheel alignment. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Monro Muffler Brake a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monro Muffler Brake 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Monro Muffler Brake Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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