Insider Trading Alert - SPWR, TESO And MAT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 21, 2015, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $233.20 to $1,180,446,250.00.

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 $31.62 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director, Pres and CEO owned 304,641 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.58% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.40, up $0.78, or 2.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SunPower go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 87,933
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 87,933
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,933

The average volume for SunPower has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SunPower has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 25.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

SunPower Corporation designs, manufactures, and delivers solar systems to residential, commercial, and utility-scale power plant customers worldwide. The company offers solar power components, including panels, balance of system components, and inverters. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate SunPower a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SunPower as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full SunPower Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tesco (TESO) - FREE Research Report

Ferris Mihial Dean, who is SVP, Gen Counsel & Corp Sec at Tesco, sold 559 shares at $12.62 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Gen Counsel & Corp Sec owned 7,331 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.08% with the 559-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.27, down $0.35, or 2.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,835

The average volume for Tesco has been 408,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tesco has a market cap of $471.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Tesco Corporation engages in the design, assembly, and service delivery of technology-based solutions for the upstream energy industry worldwide. It operates through Top Drive and Tubular Services segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Tesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tesco as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Tesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mattel (MAT) - FREE Research Report

Scarborough Dean A, who is Director at Mattel, bought 18,400 shares at $25.67 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30,367 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 153.76% with the 18,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.32, up $0.65, or 2.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,686
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,686
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,651
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,686
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,651

The average volume for Mattel has been 6.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattel has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 15.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of toy products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Mattel a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattel 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Mattel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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