Insider Trading Alert - ATVI, RL And LNG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 18, 2014, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $81.56 to $73,500,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) - FREE Research Report

Hodous Brian, who is Chief Customer Officer at Activision Blizzard, sold 20,000 shares at $23.10 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Customer Officer owned 196,542 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.24% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.13, up $0.03, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Activision Blizzard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,147
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41.5 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41.6 million

The average volume for Activision Blizzard has been 6.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Activision Blizzard has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 30.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes online, personal computer (PC), video game console, handheld, mobile, and tablet games. The company operates through three segments: Activision, Blizzard, and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Activision Blizzard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Activision Blizzard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Activision Blizzard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ralph Lauren Corp Class A (RL) - FREE Research Report

Lauren Family, L.L.C., who is 10% Owner at Ralph Lauren Corp Class A, sold 50,000 shares at $163.04 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 100,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.33% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $166.75, up $3.71, or 2.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ralph Lauren Corp Class A go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,067
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,067
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,247

The average volume for Ralph Lauren Corp Class A has been 771,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ralph Lauren Corp Class A has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 6.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ralph Lauren Corporation designs, markets, and distributes lifestyle products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Licensing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Ralph Lauren Corp Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ralph Lauren Corp Class A 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, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ralph Lauren Corp Class A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Abiteboul Jean, who is Sr. VP - International at Cheniere Energy, sold 30,000 shares at $72.85 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP - International owned 731,322 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.94% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.73, up $1.88, or 2.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 174,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 417,500

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $17.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 73.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, is engaged in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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