Insider Trading Alert - VSH, AMTD And BRCM 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:

Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) - FREE Research Report

Paul Gerald, who is President and CEO at Vishay Intertechnology, sold 50,000 shares at $16.07 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 277,612 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.26% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.00, down $0.07, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vishay Intertechnology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 49,961
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 49,961
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,961

The average volume for Vishay Intertechnology has been 913,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vishay Intertechnology has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 20.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors and passive components in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in five segments: MOSFETs, Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors & Inductors, and Capacitors. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Vishay Intertechnology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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TD Ameritrade (AMTD) - FREE Research Report

Marlene M. Ricketts 1994 Dynasty Trust, who is 10% Owner at TD Ameritrade, sold 410,290 shares at $32.78 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 6.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.22% with the 410,290-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.51, up $0.73, or 2.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TD Ameritrade go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.8 million

The average volume for TD Ameritrade has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TD Ameritrade has a market cap of $17.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 7.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate TD Ameritrade a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TD Ameritrade as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full TD Ameritrade Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Broadcom (BRCM) - FREE Research Report

Hurlston Michael E., who is EVP, Worldwide Sales at Broadcom, sold 3,700 shares at $38.86 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Worldwide Sales owned 233,487 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.56% with the 3,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.92, up $0.06, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Broadcom go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,906
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 161,354
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 183,972

The average volume for Broadcom has been 8.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Broadcom has a market cap of $21.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 32.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Broadcom Corporation provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Its products offer voice, video, data, and multimedia connectivity in the home, office, and mobile environments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.3. Currently, there are 22 analysts who rate Broadcom a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Broadcom as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Broadcom Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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