Insider Trading Alert - HL, XONE And KLAC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 7, 2014, 28 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,290.54 to $968,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hecla Mining (HL) - FREE Research Report

Taylor Anthony P, who is Director at Hecla Mining, sold 9,099 shares at $3.34 on July 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.63% with the 9,099-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.36, up $0.02, or 0.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hecla Mining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 30,000

The average volume for Hecla Mining has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hecla Mining has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 8.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metals worldwide. It offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.29%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Hecla Mining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hecla Mining 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Hecla Mining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ExOne (XONE) - FREE Research Report

Novel Century Ventures Ltd, who is 10% Owner at ExOne, sold 2,925 shares at $43.36 on July 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.13% with the 2,925-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.42, down $4.94, or 12.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ExOne go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 180,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 180,000

The average volume for ExOne has been 512,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. ExOne has a market cap of $613.5 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 37.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The ExOne Company manufactures and sells three dimensional printing machines and printing products in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate ExOne a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ExOne as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full ExOne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KLA-Tencor (KLAC) - FREE Research Report

Kirloskar Virendra A, who is SVP & Chief Accounting Officer at KLA-Tencor, sold 260 shares at $72.78 on July 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 297 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.68% with the 260-share transaction.

Higgins Bren D., who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at KLA-Tencor, sold 324 shares at $72.78 on July 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 324-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.68, up $0.90, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KLA-Tencor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,960
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,960
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,925

The average volume for KLA-Tencor has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KLA-Tencor has a market cap of $12.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 14.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

KLA-Tencor Corporation engages in design, manufacture, and marketing of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate KLA-Tencor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KLA-Tencor 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, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full KLA-Tencor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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