Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, SKT And NUVA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 6, 2015, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.44 to $8,899,995.42.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Rao Meera, who is Cfo at Monolithic Power Systems, sold 3,300 shares at $51.68 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 198,439 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.64% with the 3,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.12, up $0.44, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 46,831
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 85,527
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 111,905

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 377,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monolithic Power Systems has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 3.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets integrated power semiconductor solutions and power delivery architectures for communications, storage and computing, consumer electronics, and industrial/automotive markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Monolithic Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monolithic Power Systems 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, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins 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 Monolithic Power Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT) - FREE Research Report

Geldner Carrie A, who is SVP Marketing, CMO at Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, sold 100 shares at $34.05 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Marketing, CMO owned 57,448 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.17% with the 100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.46, down $0.59, or 1.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,674
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 118,350
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 171,266

The average volume for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has been 763,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 9.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets in United States. It focuses on developing, acquiring, owning, operating, and managing outlet shopping centers. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Tanger Factory Outlet Centers a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tanger Factory Outlet Centers as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NuVasive (NUVA) - FREE Research Report

Link Matthew, who is President, U.S. Sales and Svc. at NuVasive, sold 5,460 shares at $44.30 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the President, U.S. Sales and Svc. owned 56,093 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.87% with the 5,460-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.10, up $1.80, or 3.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NuVasive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,865
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,758
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,943

The average volume for NuVasive has been 678,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. NuVasive has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 1.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company, develops and markets minimally-disruptive surgical products and procedurally-integrated solutions for the spine. Its products focus on applications for spine fusion surgery. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate NuVasive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NuVasive 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 NuVasive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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