Insider Trading Alert - TEX, NWE And POWI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 7, 2015, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $130.56 to $50,650,057.80.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Terex (TEX) - FREE Research Report

Lousberg Kenneth D., who is President, Terex China at Terex, bought 92 shares at $28.01 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the President, Terex China owned 93,016 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 92-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.64, down $0.37, or 1.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Terex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 269
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,823
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 538
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,823
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,346
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,203

The average volume for Terex has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Terex has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 0.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Terex Corporation operates as a lifting and material handling solutions company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Terex a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Terex as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, 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 unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Terex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NorthWestern (NWE) - FREE Research Report

Pohl Curtis T, who is Vice President - Distribution at NorthWestern, sold 1,000 shares at $51.82 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President - Distribution owned 16,802 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.62% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.62, down $0.20, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NorthWestern go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 323
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 323
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,133
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,500

The average volume for NorthWestern has been 243,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. NorthWestern has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 9.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska, the United States. It operates through Electric Operations and Natural Gas Operations segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates NorthWestern a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NorthWestern as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full NorthWestern Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Power Integrations (POWI) - FREE Research Report

Tomlin John, who is VP of Operations at Power Integrations, sold 559 shares at $49.24 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP of Operations owned 20,650 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.64% with the 559-share transaction.

Walker Clifford, who is VP Corporate Development at Power Integrations, sold 559 shares at $49.24 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP Corporate Development owned 56,489 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.98% with the 559-share transaction.

Bailey Doug, who is VP Marketing at Power Integrations, sold 465 shares at $49.24 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP Marketing owned 22,010 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.07% with the 465-share transaction.

Sutherland Ben, who is VP of Sales at Power Integrations, sold 209 shares at $48.88 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP of Sales owned 21,501 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.96% with the 209-share transaction.

Matthews David MH, who is VP of Product Development at Power Integrations, sold 276 shares at $49.24 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP of Product Development owned 23,888 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.14% with the 276-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.73, up $1.49, or 2.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Power Integrations go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,825
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,942
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,201

The average volume for Power Integrations has been 231,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Power Integrations has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 3.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Power Integrations a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Power Integrations as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Power Integrations Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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