Insider Trading Alert - SCCO, IDCC And MSFT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 3, 2014, 66 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $710.62 to $347,575,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Southern Copper (SCCO) - FREE Research Report

Velasco German Larrea Mota, who is Chairman of the Board at Southern Copper, bought 550,000 shares at $28.43 on Nov. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 67.12% with the 550,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.11, up $0.68, or 2.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southern Copper go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 215
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 215
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 770,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,215

The average volume for Southern Copper has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southern Copper has a market cap of $24.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 2.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Southern Copper Corporation is engaged in the mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Southern Copper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southern Copper 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, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Southern Copper Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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InterDigital (IDCC) - FREE Research Report

Kritzmacher John A, who is Director at InterDigital, sold 2,000 shares at $49.38 on Nov. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,388 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.15% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.08, up $0.70, or 1.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for InterDigital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,057

The average volume for InterDigital has been 402,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. InterDigital has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 69.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

InterDigital, Inc. designs and develops technologies that enable and enhance wireless communications in the United States, Taiwan, Canada, Japan, Korea, Germany, Europe, China, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates InterDigital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Microsoft (MSFT) - FREE Research Report

Gates William H Iii, who is Director at Microsoft, sold 7.5 million shares at $46.34 on Nov. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 278.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.63% with the 7.5 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.38, up $1.04, or 2.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsoft go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12.5 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32.8 million

The average volume for Microsoft has been 34.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsoft has a market cap of $387.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 26.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, markets, and supports software, services, and devices worldwide. The company's Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing segment licenses Windows operating system and related software; Microsoft Office for consumers; and Windows Phone operating system. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Microsoft a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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

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