Insider Trading Alert - TAL, HLF And TER Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 7, 2014, 70 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $646.00 to $62,506,298.61.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

TAL International Group (TAL) - FREE Research Report

Pearlin Marc, who is VP, General Counsel & Secretar at TAL International Group, sold 1,500 shares at $42.97 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel & Secretar owned 28,026 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.08% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.04, up $0.07, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TAL International Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 82,000

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 299,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 25.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TAL International Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases intermodal transportation equipment and provides maritime container management services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate TAL International Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full TAL International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Herbalife (HLF) - FREE Research Report

Friedman Mark J, who is General Counsel at Herbalife, bought 200 shares at $49.71 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 200 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 200-share transaction.

Li Jerry, who is SVP, Managing Director, China at Herbalife, bought 1,000 shares at $49.70 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Managing Director, China owned 1,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.90, up $1.20, or 2.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Herbalife go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 38,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,240
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 38,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 66,215
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 38,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 66,215

The average volume for Herbalife has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Herbalife has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 36.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Herbalife Ltd., a nutrition company, sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, and personal care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Herbalife a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Herbalife as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Herbalife Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Teradyne (TER) - FREE Research Report

Gillis Edwin J, who is Director at Teradyne, sold 25,000 shares at $18.67 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 65,626 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.59% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.61, down $0.06, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Teradyne go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,339
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 62,979
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 139,479

The average volume for Teradyne has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Teradyne has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 5.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Teradyne, Inc. provides automatic test equipment worldwide. It operates in three segments: Semiconductor Test, Wireless Test, and System Test. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Teradyne a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Teradyne 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, increase in stock price during the past year, attractive valuation levels 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 Teradyne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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