Insider Trading Alert - KLAC, KOP And CLH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 28, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $529.45 to $86,394,898.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KLA-Tencor (KLAC) - FREE Research Report

Calderoni Robert, who is Director at KLA-Tencor, sold 14,000 shares at $58.22 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,430 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 65.33% with the 14,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.02, up $1.80, or 3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KLA-Tencor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,204
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 67
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,204
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 67
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,463

The average volume for KLA-Tencor has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KLA-Tencor has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 14.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate KLA-Tencor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KLA-Tencor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full KLA-Tencor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Koppers Holdings (KOP) - FREE Research Report

Ball M Leroy, who is President and CEO at Koppers Holdings, bought 1,000 shares at $25.90 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 51,033 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.80, down $0.10, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Koppers Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,181
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,181
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 29,181
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,800

The average volume for Koppers Holdings has been 267,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Koppers Holdings has a market cap of $523.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 0.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Koppers Holdings Inc. provides carbon compounds, and chemicals and treated wood products and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Carbon Materials and Chemicals, Railroad and Utility Products and Services, and Performance Chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.17%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Koppers Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Koppers Holdings as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Koppers Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Clean Harbors (CLH) - FREE Research Report

Shields Thomas J, who is Director at Clean Harbors, sold 5,000 shares at $56.93 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,591 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.42% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.37, down $0.56, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Clean Harbors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 25,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,523
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,557
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,869

The average volume for Clean Harbors has been 443,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Clean Harbors has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Clean Harbors, Inc. provides environmental, energy, and industrial services in North America. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Clean Harbors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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