Insider Trading Alert - TQNT, GPN And IFF Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 3, 2014, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $4,255.74 to $5,989,983.27.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Triquint Semiconductor (TQNT) - FREE Research Report

Rhines Walden C, who is Director at Triquint Semiconductor, sold 20,000 shares at $20.61 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 47,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.63% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.61, down $0.00, or 0% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Triquint Semiconductor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 186,282

The average volume for Triquint Semiconductor has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Triquint Semiconductor has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 142.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. provides a portfolio of radio frequency (RF) solutions for mobile device, networks infrastructure, and defense and aerospace markets worldwide. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Triquint Semiconductor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Triquint Semiconductor as a hold. 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Triquint Semiconductor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Global Payments (GPN) - FREE Research Report

Jacobs William I, who is Director at Global Payments, sold 600 shares at $72.72 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,565 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.87% with the 600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.44, down $0.28, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Global Payments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,458

The average volume for Global Payments has been 555,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Global Payments has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services. The company operates in two segments, North America Merchant Services and International Merchant Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Global Payments a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Global Payments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Global Payments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) - FREE Research Report

O'Leary Richard, who is Controller at International Flavors & Fragrances, sold 1,523 shares at $101.60 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Controller owned 20,033 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.07% with the 1,523-share transaction.

Cantlon Angelica T., who is SVP, Human Resources at International Flavors & Fragrances, sold 1,200 shares at $101.60 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Human Resources owned 40,199 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.9% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $100.89, down $0.71, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Flavors & Fragrances go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,273
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,283
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,233

The average volume for International Flavors & Fragrances has been 377,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. International Flavors & Fragrances has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 17.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates, manufactures, and supplies flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Flavors and Fragrances. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate International Flavors & Fragrances a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Flavors & Fragrances 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full International Flavors & Fragrances Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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