Insider Trading Alert - MKSI, PCBK And PERY 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:

MKS Instruments (MKSI) - FREE Research Report

Hanley Peter, who is Director at MKS Instruments, sold 1,600 shares at $37.72 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,883 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.86% with the 1,600-share transaction.

Anderson Robert R, who is Director at MKS Instruments, sold 500 shares at $37.50 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,296 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.66% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.66, up $0.16, or 0.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MKS Instruments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,161
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,247
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,161
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,572
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,161
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,668

The average volume for MKS Instruments has been 245,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. MKS Instruments has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 3.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of manufacturing processes in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate MKS Instruments a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MKS Instruments 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 MKS Instruments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pacific Continental (PCBK) - FREE Research Report

Busse Roger S, who is Ceo at Pacific Continental, bought 117 shares at $12.68 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 24,983 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.47% with the 117-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.66, down $0.02, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pacific Continental go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 371
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 371
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 371

The average volume for Pacific Continental has been 58,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pacific Continental has a market cap of $250.7 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 9.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Pacific Continental Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Pacific Continental Bank that provides commercial banking, financing, mortgage lending, and other services. The company's deposits products include demand, interest checking, money market, savings, and time deposits. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Pacific Continental a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pacific Continental as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Pacific Continental Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Perry Ellis International (PERY) - FREE Research Report

Silverstein Stanley P, who is Pres-Int'l Dev & Global Lic at Perry Ellis International, sold 12,747 shares at $25.02 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Pres-Int'l Dev & Global Lic owned 104,674 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.86% with the 12,747-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.63, down $0.39, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Perry Ellis International go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,251

The average volume for Perry Ellis International has been 114,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Perry Ellis International has a market cap of $383.2 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 5.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Perry Ellis International, Inc. designs, sources, markets, and licenses apparel products. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Perry Ellis International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Perry Ellis International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Perry Ellis International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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