Insider Trading Alert - SANM, CNW And DUK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 27, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $66.82 to $18,231,262.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sanmina (SANM) - FREE Research Report

Shortridge Wayne, who is Director at Sanmina, sold 6,000 shares at $23.85 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 61,060 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.95% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.40, down $0.45, or 1.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sanmina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 36,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,167

The average volume for Sanmina has been 617,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanmina has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 41.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sanmina Corporation provides integrated electronics manufacturing services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Sanmina a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sanmina as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Sanmina Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Con-way (CNW) - FREE Research Report

Perez Edith R., who is Director at Con-way, sold 1,475 shares at $51.31 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,084 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.76% with the 1,475-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.76, down $0.55, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Con-way go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,861
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,861
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,941

The average volume for Con-way has been 663,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Con-way has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 29.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Con-way Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides transportation, logistics, and supply chain management services to various manufacturing, industrial, and retail customers in North America and internationally. It operates through three segments: Freight, Logistics, and Truckload. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Con-way a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Con-way as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations 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 Con-way Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) - FREE Research Report

Jamil Dhiaa M., who is EVP&Pres Regulated Generation at Duke Energy Corporation, sold 3,500 shares at $72.38 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP&Pres Regulated Generation owned 39,147 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.21% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.26, up $0.88, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Duke Energy Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,054

The average volume for Duke Energy Corporation has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Duke Energy Corporation has a market cap of $51.1 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 5.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States and Latin America. It operates through three segments: Regulated Utilities, International Energy, and Commercial Power. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Duke Energy Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Duke Energy Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Duke Energy Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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