Insider Trading Alert - BJRI, NJR And POWI 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:

BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) - FREE Research Report

Jones Wayne L., who is Exec VP,Chief Rest. Ops Ofcer at BJ's Restaurants, sold 1,187 shares at $37.00 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec VP,Chief Rest. Ops Ofcer owned 5,889 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.78% with the 1,187-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.68, down $0.32, or 0.87% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for BJ's Restaurants has been 323,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. BJ's Restaurants has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 16.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates casual dining restaurants in the Unites States. The company's restaurants offer pizzas, beers, appetizers, entrees, pastas, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. The company has a P/E ratio of 61.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate BJ's Restaurants a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BJ's Restaurants 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 and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full BJ's Restaurants Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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New Jersey Resources Corporation (NJR) - FREE Research Report

Taylor Sharon C, who is Director at New Jersey Resources Corporation, bought 500 shares at $51.94 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,156 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 76.27% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.31, up $0.37, or 0.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for New Jersey Resources Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500

The average volume for New Jersey Resources Corporation has been 291,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. New Jersey Resources Corporation has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 13.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

New Jersey Resources Corporation, an energy services holding company, provides retail and wholesale natural gas energy services. The company operates through four segments: Natural Gas Distribution, Clean Energy Ventures, Energy Services, and Midstream. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates New Jersey Resources Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates New Jersey Resources Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 New Jersey Resources Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Power Integrations (POWI) - FREE Research Report

Matthews David MH, who is VP of Product Development at Power Integrations, sold 1,448 shares at $59.76 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Product Development owned 18,170 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.38% with the 1,448-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.75, down $0.01, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Power Integrations go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,394
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,294
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,794

The average volume for Power Integrations has been 287,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Power Integrations has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 4.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 0.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.8. 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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