Insider Trading Alert - MLNX, PSX And AVB 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:

Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) - FREE Research Report

Johnson Amal M, who is Director at Mellanox Technologies, sold 5,000 shares at $42.38 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.67% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.78, up $0.40, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mellanox Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,933
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,969

The average volume for Mellanox Technologies has been 659,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mellanox Technologies has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 6.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, manufactures, and sells interconnect products and solutions. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Mellanox Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mellanox Technologies 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Mellanox Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Phillips 66 (PSX) - FREE Research Report

Lowe John E, who is Director at Phillips 66, sold 5,000 shares at $86.68 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.29% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $87.66, up $0.98, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Phillips 66 go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Phillips 66 has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Phillips 66 has a market cap of $48.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 13.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Phillips 66 operates as an energy manufacturing and logistics company. It operates in four segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, Marketing and Specialties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Phillips 66 a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Phillips 66 as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Phillips 66 Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AvalonBay Communities (AVB) - FREE Research Report

Shea Keri A, who is SVP-Finance and Treasurer at AvalonBay Communities, sold 1,803 shares at $154.33 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP-Finance and Treasurer owned 5,400 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.03% with the 1,803-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $154.84, up $0.51, or 0.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AvalonBay Communities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,750
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,307
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,375

The average volume for AvalonBay Communities has been 690,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. AvalonBay Communities has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 30.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. engages in the development, redevelopment, acquisition, ownership, and operation of multifamily communities in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.5. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate AvalonBay Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AvalonBay Communities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, 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 AvalonBay Communities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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