Insider Trading Alert - HII, HAFC And MKSI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 3, 2014, 112 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $402.00 to $128,403,039.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) - FREE Research Report

Dickseski Jerri F, who is Corp. VP, Communications at Huntington Ingalls Industries, sold 570 shares at $108.02 on Dec. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Corp. VP, Communications owned 27,606 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.02% with the 570-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $109.28, up $1.26, or 1.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Huntington Ingalls Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,293
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,863
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,163

The average volume for Huntington Ingalls Industries has been 279,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Huntington Ingalls Industries has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 19.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. is engaged in designing, building, overhauling, and repairing ships primarily for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard. It operates in two segments, Ingalls and Newport News. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Huntington Ingalls Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Huntington Ingalls Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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 Huntington Ingalls Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hanmi Financial (HAFC) - FREE Research Report

Lee Joon Hyung, who is Director at Hanmi Financial, sold 1,000 shares at $20.30 on Dec. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 281,697 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.35% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.76, up $0.46, or 2.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanmi Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,750
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,750
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Hanmi Financial has been 155,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanmi Financial has a market cap of $620.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 11.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Hanmi Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for Hanmi Bank that operates as a community bank in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Hanmi Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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MKS Instruments (MKSI) - FREE Research Report

Mora Elizabeth, who is Director at MKS Instruments, sold 1,875 shares at $36.09 on Dec. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,574 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.06% with the 1,875-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.54, up $0.45, or 1.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MKS Instruments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,161
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,098
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,161
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,154
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,161
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,154

The average volume for MKS Instruments has been 296,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. MKS Instruments has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 21.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

MKS Instruments, Inc. operates as a provider of instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of manufacturing processes in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate MKS Instruments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MKS Instruments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and reasonable valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full MKS Instruments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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