Insider Trading Alert - PENN, LRCX And TLLP 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:

Penn National Gaming (PENN) - FREE Research Report

Wilmott Timothy J, who is President & CEO at Penn National Gaming, bought 50,000 shares at $10.45 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 238,623 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 26.51% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.97, up $0.52, or 4.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Penn National Gaming go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 780
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 780
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 86,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,717

The average volume for Penn National Gaming has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Penn National Gaming has a market cap of $818.6 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 24.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Penn National Gaming, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and manages gaming and pari-mutuel properties in the United States and Canada. The company is involved in gaming on slot machines and table games. It operates through three segments: Midwest, East/West, and Southern Plains. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Penn National Gaming a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Penn National Gaming as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Penn National Gaming Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lam Research (LRCX) - FREE Research Report

Heckart Christine, who is Director at Lam Research, sold 383 shares at $69.85 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,995 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.86% with the 383-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.36, down $0.49, or 0.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lam Research go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 383
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 63,675
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 141,542

The average volume for Lam Research has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lam Research has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 28.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. The company offers plasma etch products that remove materials from the wafer to create the features and patterns of a device. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Lam Research a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lam Research as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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 Lam Research Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tesoro Logistics (TLLP) - FREE Research Report

Lamanna James H, who is Director at Tesoro Logistics, bought 500 shares at $68.87 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,520 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.96% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.59, down $0.28, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tesoro Logistics go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500

The average volume for Tesoro Logistics has been 125,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tesoro Logistics has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 29.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tesoro Logistics LP owns, operates, develops, and acquires logistics assets related to crude oil and refined products in the United States. It operates in two segments, Crude Oil Gathering, and Terminalling and Transportation. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.0. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Tesoro Logistics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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