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Yesterday, April 14, 2015, 34 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.01 to $3,796,435.44.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) - FREE Research Report

Niland Barbara A, who is Corp VP and CFO at Huntington Ingalls Industries, sold 10,000 shares at $141.39 on April 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Corp VP and CFO owned 88,234 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.18% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $140.13, down $1.26, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Huntington Ingalls Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 625
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,348
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,781

The average volume for Huntington Ingalls Industries has been 331,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Huntington Ingalls Industries has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 23.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. engages in designing, building, overhauling, and repairing ships primarily for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard. It operates in three segments: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Huntington Ingalls Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 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 solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Huntington Ingalls Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Microsemi (MSCC) - FREE Research Report

Healey William L, who is Director at Microsemi, sold 1,500 shares at $35.89 on April 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,321 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.7% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.26, down $0.63, or 1.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsemi go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,572

The average volume for Microsemi has been 607,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsemi has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 23.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Microsemi Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Microsemi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Microsemi as a buy. 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, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Microsemi Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Qualys (QLYS) - FREE Research Report

Mccauley Donald C, who is Chief Financial Officer at Qualys, sold 4,499 shares at $54.04 on April 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 4,499-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.63, down $2.41, or 4.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualys go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 268,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 329,596

The average volume for Qualys has been 415,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualys has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 33.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 63.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Qualys a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Qualys as a buy. 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Qualys Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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