Insider Trading Alert - AAN, BR And RFMD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 13, 2014, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,704.50 to $121,177,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Aaron's (AAN) - FREE Research Report

Lockhart H Eugene, who is Director at Aaron's, bought 1,950 shares at $25.67 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,886 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100.72% with the 1,950-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Aaron's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,238
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,238
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,238

The average volume for Aaron's has been 733,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aaron's has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 12.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Aaron's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, computers, residential furniture, household appliances, and accessories in the United States and Canada. The company operates in four segments: Sales and Lease Ownership, HomeSmart, Franchise, and Manufacturing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Aaron's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aaron's as a hold. 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 and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Aaron's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) - FREE Research Report

Marchesani Charles J, who is Corporate Vice President at Broadridge Financial Solutions, sold 29,872 shares at $40.31 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Corporate Vice President owned 11,302 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 72.55% with the 29,872-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.25, down $0.06, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Broadridge Financial Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,738
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,738
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,738

The average volume for Broadridge Financial Solutions has been 550,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Broadridge Financial Solutions has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 2.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. provides technology solutions to the financial services industry in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Broadridge Financial Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Broadridge Financial Solutions 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, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels 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 Broadridge Financial Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RF Micro Devices (RFMD) - FREE Research Report

Rudy Suzanne B, who is VP and Corp. Treasurer at RF Micro Devices, sold 13,046 shares at $11.26 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP and Corp. Treasurer owned 94,284 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.16% with the 13,046-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.38, up $0.12, or 1.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RF Micro Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 149,023
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 250,711
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 814,353

The average volume for RF Micro Devices has been 10.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 124.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

RF Micro Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 282.2. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RF Micro Devices as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full RF Micro Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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