Insider Trading Alert - ROP, ROVI And FLEX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 5, 2014, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $201.96 to $442,750,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Roper Industries (ROP) - FREE Research Report

Johnson Robert D, who is Director at Roper Industries, sold 1,000 shares at $143.94 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $143.66, down $0.28, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Roper Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Roper Industries has been 401,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Roper Industries has a market cap of $14.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 4.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Roper Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes medical and scientific imaging products and software, radio frequency (RF) products, services and application software, industrial technology products, energy systems, and control products and solutions worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Roper Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Roper Industries 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. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Roper Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rovi (ROVI) - FREE Research Report

Sergeeff Pamela A., who is Evp, General Counsel at Rovi, sold 538 shares at $23.36 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp, General Counsel owned 94,914 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.56% with the 538-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.15, down $1.21, or 5.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rovi go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,282
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,503
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 55,503

The average volume for Rovi has been 525,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rovi has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 12.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Rovi Corporation provides integrated solutions for the discovery and personalization of digital entertainment to service providers and consumer electronics (CE) industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 147.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Rovi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rovi as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full Rovi Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Flextronics International (FLEX) - FREE Research Report

Collier Christopher, who is Chief Financial Officer at Flextronics International, bought 10,000 shares at $10.54 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 401,986 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.55% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.50, down $0.04, or 0.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Flextronics International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 917,057
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for Flextronics International has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Flextronics International has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 35.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Flextronics International Ltd. provides design, manufacturing, and supply chain services to original equipment manufacturers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Flextronics International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Flextronics International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Flextronics International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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