Insider Trading Alert - PCP, LMNX And SWKS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 29, 2015, 92 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $125.13 to $236,025,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Precision Castparts (PCP) - FREE Research Report

Power Alan J, who is SVP, Pres Airframe Products at Precision Castparts, bought 1,500 shares at $212.00 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Pres Airframe Products owned 1,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $212.21, up $0.21, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Precision Castparts go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Precision Castparts has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Precision Castparts has a market cap of $30.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 12.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Precision Castparts Corp. manufactures and sells metal components and products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Investment Cast Products, Forged Products, and Airframe Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.0. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Precision Castparts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Precision Castparts 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, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Precision Castparts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Luminex (LMNX) - FREE Research Report

Shamir Nachum, who is President & CEO at Luminex, bought 6,000 shares at $16.73 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 106,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.71, down $0.02, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Luminex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,034
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,034
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Luminex has been 256,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Luminex has a market cap of $706.0 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 10.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Luminex Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells proprietary biological testing technologies and products for the diagnostics and life sciences industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Luminex a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Luminex as a hold. 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 and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Luminex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) - FREE Research Report

Furey Timothy R, who is Director at Skyworks Solutions, sold 3,895 shares at $108.55 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 42,401 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.41% with the 3,895-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $109.41, up $0.86, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skyworks Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,265
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,265
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 108,421

The average volume for Skyworks Solutions has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Skyworks Solutions has a market cap of $20.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 50.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed signal semiconductors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.1. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Skyworks Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skyworks Solutions 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 solid stock price performance. We feel its 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 Skyworks Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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