Insider Trading Alert - ARTNA, IPHI And SPA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 20, 2014, 118 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $277.00 to $8,954,563.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Artesian Resource (ARTNA) - FREE Research Report

Thaeder John M, who is Senior Vice President at Artesian Resource, sold 595 shares at $22.45 on Nov. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 23,551 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.46% with the 595-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.76, down $0.69, or 3.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Artesian Resource go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,600

The average volume for Artesian Resource has been 22,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Artesian Resource has a market cap of $175.7 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 4.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Artesian Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides water, wastewater, and other services on the Delmarva Peninsula. It distributes and sells water to residential, commercial, industrial, municipal, and utility customers in the states of Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Artesian Resource a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Artesian Resource as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Artesian Resource Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Inphi (IPHI) - FREE Research Report

Torten Ron, who is Sr. VP of Operations & IT at Inphi, sold 11,216 shares at $14.34 on Nov. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP of Operations & IT owned 89,749 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.11% with the 11,216-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.81, up $0.47, or 3.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Inphi go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 28,715
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,454
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 28,715
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,454
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 28,715
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,454

The average volume for Inphi has been 231,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Inphi has a market cap of $535.7 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 14.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Inphi Corporation provides high-speed analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, datacenter, and computing markets worldwide. Its analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions offer high signal integrity at data speeds while reducing system power consumption. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Inphi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Inphi as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust 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 find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Inphi Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sparton (SPA) - FREE Research Report

Kummeth Charles R., who is Director at Sparton, bought 2,000 shares at $23.50 on Nov. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,753 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 20.51% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.48, up $0.98, or 4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sparton go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,007
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,000

The average volume for Sparton has been 45,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sparton has a market cap of $238.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 16.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Sparton Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the concept development, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, and field service of electromechanical devices in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Sparton a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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