Insider Trading Alert - RTN, CSCO And AIRM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 17, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $336,996,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Raytheon (RTN) - FREE Research Report

Lawrence Taylor W, who is Vice President at Raytheon, sold 3,000 shares at $100.96 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 63,941 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.48% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $102.28, up $1.32, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raytheon go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 108,529
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 108,529
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 217,029

The average volume for Raytheon has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Raytheon has a market cap of $31.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 12.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Raytheon Company develops integrated products, services, and solutions in the areas of sensing; effects; command, control, communications, and intelligence; mission support; and cyber and information security worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Raytheon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raytheon 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive 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 Raytheon Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cisco Systems (CSCO) - FREE Research Report

Calderoni Frank, who is EVP and CFO at Cisco Systems, sold 120,000 shares at $25.25 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP and CFO owned 607,419 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.5% with the 120,000-share transaction.

Bhatt Prat, who is SVP, Corp Controller & CAO at Cisco Systems, sold 14,225 shares at $24.88 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Corp Controller & CAO owned 161,375 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.1% with the 14,225-share transaction.

Christie Katherine Blair, who is SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Cisco Systems, sold 23,908 shares at $25.00 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Marketing Officer owned 314,426 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.07% with the 23,908-share transaction.

Robbins Charles, who is SVP,Worldwide Field Operations at Cisco Systems, sold 92,003 shares at $25.09 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP,Worldwide Field Operations owned 580,235 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.69% with the 92,003-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.20, up $0.11, or 0.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cisco Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,205
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,205
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Cisco Systems has been 25.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cisco Systems has a market cap of $127.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 12.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently, there are 16 analysts who rate Cisco Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cisco Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cisco Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Air Methods (AIRM) - FREE Research Report

Bernstein Ralph J, who is Director at Air Methods, sold 9,600 shares at $55.58 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.38% with the 9,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.98, down $0.60, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Methods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 57,340

The average volume for Air Methods has been 339,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Methods has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 5.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Air Methods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. The company operates in the Air Medical Services (AMS), Tourism, and United Rotorcraft (UR) segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Air Methods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Air Methods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Air Methods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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