Insider Trading Alert - ALGT, SMCI And MCHP Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $900.00 to $13,450,865.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Allegiant Travel (ALGT) - FREE Research Report

Levy Andrew C, who is President & COO at Allegiant Travel, sold 25,305 shares at $125.11 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & COO owned 78,512 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.37% with the 25,305-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $126.04, up $0.93, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allegiant Travel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Allegiant Travel has been 111,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Allegiant Travel has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 19.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Allegiant Travel Company, a leisure travel company, focuses on the provision of travel services and products to residents of small cities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Allegiant Travel a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Allegiant Travel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. 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 Allegiant Travel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Super Micro Computer (SMCI) - FREE Research Report

Tsai Hwei-Ming Fred, who is Director at Super Micro Computer, sold 14,000 shares at $25.22 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 292,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.58% with the 14,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.17, down $0.05, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Super Micro Computer go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 44,000

The average volume for Super Micro Computer has been 435,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Super Micro Computer has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 43.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Super Micro Computer, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and provides high performance server solutions based on modular and open-standard architecture in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Super Micro Computer a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Super Micro Computer as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Super Micro Computer Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Microchip Technology (MCHP) - FREE Research Report

Drehobl Stephen V, who is VP, MCU8 Division at Microchip Technology, sold 4,067 shares at $47.60 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, MCU8 Division owned 12,503 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.54% with the 4,067-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.90, up $0.30, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microchip Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,039
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,039
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,550

The average volume for Microchip Technology has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microchip Technology has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 6.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Microchip Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Microchip Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Microchip Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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