Insider Trading Alert - IPGP, RSG And MA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 15, 2014, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $750.00 to $8,750,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

IPG Photonics (IPGP) - FREE Research Report

Valentin Gapontsev Trust I, who is 10% Owner at IPG Photonics, sold 9,000 shares at $68.81 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.12% with the 9,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.36, down $1.45, or 2.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IPG Photonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 62,248
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 239,864

The average volume for IPG Photonics has been 313,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. IPG Photonics has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 11.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

IPG Photonics Corporation develops and manufactures fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, and diode lasers that are used in various applications, primarily in materials processing. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate IPG Photonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IPG Photonics as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full IPG Photonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 110,548 shares at $39.10 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 102.6 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 110,548-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.13, up $0.03, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12.9 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth 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 Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MasterCard (MA) - FREE Research Report

MasterCard Foundation, who is 10% Owner at MasterCard, sold 23,679 shares at $75.56 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 118.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.02% with the 23,679-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.25, down $0.31, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MasterCard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,648
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 350,797
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 400,095

The average volume for MasterCard has been 4.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MasterCard has a market cap of $84.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

MasterCard Incorporated provides transaction processing and other payment-related services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.2. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate MasterCard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MasterCard as a buy. 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full MasterCard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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