Insider Trading Alert - SPWR, OC And RMAX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 4, 2014, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $555.68 to $8,275,700.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SunPower (SPWR) - FREE Research Report

Werner Thomas H, who is Director, Pres and CEO at SunPower, sold 25,000 shares at $25.85 on Dec. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director, Pres and CEO owned 182,934 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.02% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.97, up $0.12, or 0.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SunPower go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,095
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 248,352
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 322,695

The average volume for SunPower has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SunPower has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 11.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SunPower Corporation, an energy services company, designs, manufactures, and delivers solar systems to residential, commercial, and utility customers. It operates in three segments: the Americas, the EMEA, and the APAC. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.7. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate SunPower a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SunPower as a hold. 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 and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full SunPower Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Owens-Corning (OC) - FREE Research Report

Ferguson J Brian, who is Director at Owens-Corning, bought 8,400 shares at $35.82 on Dec. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 40,911 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 25.84% with the 8,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.47, up $0.65, or 1.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Owens-Corning go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 36,905
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,105
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,105

The average volume for Owens-Corning has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Owens-Corning has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 11.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Owens Corning, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells glass fiber reinforcements and other materials for composite systems; and residential and commercial building materials worldwide. It operates in two segments, Composites and Building Materials. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Owens-Corning a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Owens-Corning as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Owens-Corning Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RE/MAX Holdings (RMAX) - FREE Research Report

Ferguson David L, who is Director at RE/MAX Holdings, sold 1,137 shares at $35.45 on Dec. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,136 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.02% with the 1,137-share transaction.

Jesperson Daryl L., who is Director at RE/MAX Holdings, sold 1,300 shares at $35.45 on Dec. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,973 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.87% with the 1,300-share transaction.

Baird Gilbert L. III, who is Director at RE/MAX Holdings, sold 1,136 shares at $35.45 on Dec. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,137 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.98% with the 1,136-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.85, down $0.60, or 1.72% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for RE/MAX Holdings has been 61,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. RE/MAX Holdings has a market cap of $411.6 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 9.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. operates as a franchisor for residential and commercial real estate brokerage services in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Real Estate Franchise Services, and Brokerage and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate RE/MAX Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RE/MAX Holdings as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full RE/MAX Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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