Insider Trading Alert - TSLA, REGN And GPRE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 6, 2014, 78 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $5,552,766.23.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tesla Motors (TSLA) - FREE Research Report

Musk Kimbal, who is Director at Tesla Motors, sold 4,287 shares at $234.46 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 166,435 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.51% with the 4,287-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $249.50, up $15.04, or 6.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tesla Motors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,811
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,811
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,811

The average volume for Tesla Motors has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tesla Motors has a market cap of $29.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 65.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tesla Motors, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Tesla Motors a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tesla Motors as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Tesla Motors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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