Insider Trading Alert - POWI, SPB And SMTC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 20, 2014, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $712.40 to $14,201,355.08.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Power Integrations (POWI) - FREE Research Report

Sutherland Ben, who is VP of Sales at Power Integrations, sold 775 shares at $55.66 on Aug. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Sales owned 17,832 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.17% with the 775-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.40, up $2.74, or 4.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Power Integrations go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 619
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,019
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,019

The average volume for Power Integrations has been 263,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Power Integrations has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 6.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Power Integrations a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Power Integrations 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Power Integrations Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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