Insider Trading Alert - HBI, RFMD And MSFT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 30, 2014, 50 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $282.88 to $148,399,440.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hanesbrands (HBI) - FREE Research Report

Faircloth Michael E., who is Pres., Chief Global Ops Offcr at Hanesbrands, sold 14,150 shares at $100.25 on July 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres., Chief Global Ops Offcr owned 49,516 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.23% with the 14,150-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $99.82, down $0.43, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanesbrands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 90,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 194,000

The average volume for Hanesbrands has been 722,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanesbrands has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 43.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells various basic apparels primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Innerwear, Activewear, Direct to Consumer, and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.9. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Hanesbrands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hanesbrands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Hanesbrands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RF Micro Devices (RFMD) - FREE Research Report

Wilkinson Walter H, who is Director at RF Micro Devices, sold 50,000 shares at $11.35 on July 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 233,192 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.66% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.38, up $0.03, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RF Micro Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 384,080
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 746,011

The average volume for RF Micro Devices has been 10.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 128.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

RF Micro Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 284.5. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RF Micro Devices as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. 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 RF Micro Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Microsoft (MSFT) - FREE Research Report

Gates William H Iii, who is Director at Microsoft, sold 3.4 million shares at $44.17 on July 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 305.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.09% with the 3.4 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.53, down $0.64, or 1.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsoft go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9.1 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47.5 million

The average volume for Microsoft has been 28.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsoft has a market cap of $362.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 16.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices. Its Windows division offers Windows operating system; Windows Services suite of applications and Web services, including Outlook.com and SkyDrive; Surface RT and Pro devices; and PC accessories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Microsoft a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Microsoft 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, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Microsoft Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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