Insider Trading Alert - HSNI, MPWR And TRLA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 21, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $747.00 to $81,857,601.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HSN (HSNI) - FREE Research Report

Mcinerney Thomas, who is Director at HSN, sold 12,763 shares at $61.16 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,034 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.53% with the 12,763-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.22, down $0.94, or 1.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HSN go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for HSN has been 227,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. HSN has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 2.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

HSN, Inc. operates as an interactive multi-channel retailer in the United States. It operates through two segments, HSN and Cornerstone. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate HSN a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HSN as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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 HSN Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Rao Meera, who is Cfo at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 8,648 shares at $45.00 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 31,669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.45% with the 8,648-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.25, up $0.25, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 132,738
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 142,105
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 247,556

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 289,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monolithic Power Systems has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 31.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for storage and computing, consumer electronics, communications, and industrial/automotive markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Monolithic Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monolithic Power Systems 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, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Monolithic Power Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Darling Scott, who is VP, General Counsel at Trulia, sold 292 shares at $58.18 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel owned 7,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.75% with the 292-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.74, up $3.56, or 5.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trulia go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 196,003
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 444,737

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 73.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Trulia a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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