Insider Trading Alert - BHI, MAR And JNPR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 4, 2014, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $287.50 to $28,284,584.53.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Baker Hughes (BHI) - FREE Research Report

Craighead Martin S, who is Chairman & CEO at Baker Hughes, sold 8,000 shares at $68.30 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 136,388 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.54% with the 8,000-share transaction.

Ragauss Peter A, who is Sr. Vice President and CFO at Baker Hughes, sold 10,000 shares at $68.30 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President and CFO owned 50,583 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.51% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.05, down $0.25, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Baker Hughes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,906
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 80,724
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 154,383

The average volume for Baker Hughes has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $29.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 24.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Baker Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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Marriott International (MAR) - FREE Research Report

Kellner Lawrence W, who is Director at Marriott International, sold 14,599 shares at $64.53 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 87.95% with the 14,599-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.47, up $0.94, or 1.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Marriott International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 76,713

The average volume for Marriott International has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marriott International has a market cap of $18.9 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 33.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. The company operates through four segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, International, and Luxury. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.2. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Marriott International a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Marriott International 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 and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Marriott International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Juniper Networks (JNPR) - FREE Research Report

Spidell Terrance F, who is VP Corp Controller & CAO at Juniper Networks, sold 313 shares at $23.41 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Corp Controller & CAO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 313-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.27, down $0.14, or 0.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Juniper Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,721
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,721
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,503

The average volume for Juniper Networks has been 6.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Juniper Networks has a market cap of $11.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 2.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services for high-performance networks worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Platform Systems Division and Software Solutions Division. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Juniper Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Juniper Networks 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 attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Juniper Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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