Critical Stock Alerts: Bank of America, Hewlett-Packard, VIVUS, Banco Bradesco SA, EnCana, and Suncor Energy

Jul 24, 2012, 08:59 ET from from ,

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), VIVUS (NASDAQ: VVUS), Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE: BBD), EnCana (NYSE: ECA), and Suncor Energy (NYSE: SU).

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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC): Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) recently announced a net income of US$2.5 billion, or US$0.19 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2012. That is compared with a net loss of US$8.8 billion, or US$0.90 per diluted share, for the same quarter last year. Shares of Bank of America gapped open lower in the last trading session. By market close, the stock climbed 0.28% at US$7.09 with heavier than usual volume. In the past 52 weeks, Bank of America share prices have been bracketed by a low of US$4.92 and a high of US$10.27, and are now at US$7.09 (44% above that low price). Did BAC insiders purchase their shareholdings before the stock price advanced? Since Bank of America insiders have better access to company non-public information, suggests investors to pay close attention to their stock trading behaviors. Check this insider trade report for BAC here.

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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ): The Board of Directors of Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) approved a common dividend of US$0.132 per share payable on October 3, 2012 to stockholders of record on September 12, 2012. Moreover, Hewlett-Packard and MLP Finanzdienstleistungen AG extended their agreement for another ten years. Under the terms of the agreement, Hewlett-Packard will begin to provide utility-based business process outsourcing services to develop efficiencies and innovation for MLP. By the end of Monday's trading, Hewlett-Packard shares plunged 1.64% to US$18.30 and made a new 52-week low of US$18.00. The company has a market capitalization of US$36.08 billion. Investors may want to find out how Hewlett-Packard insiders are thinking about the future of the company. Check this insider trade report for HPQ here.

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VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS): On July 18, found seven insiders of VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) sold their shares for about US$7.24 million, with shares ranging from US$30.36 to US$30.95 each. In particular, a substantial Market Option Sale (Planned) made by company Vice President, U.S. Operations, General Manager -- Guy P. Marsh, at stock price US$30.36 for about US$1.10 million. In addition, company Chief Executive Officer, Director, Leland F. Wilson, sold 100,000 shares at stock price US$30.36 for about US$3.04 million. By market close, shares of VIVUS, Inc. slumped US$1.76 (-7.27%) to US$22.39 on hefty volume of 11.25 million shares, above its average volume of 6.55 million shares. Academic studies have shown that insiders traditionally make higher investment returns than ordinary investors. Want to find out how they do it?

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Today also observed abnormal trade volume for the following companies; insiders may involve trading in these companies. It will take some time for insiders to report their trades. Read these reports and add these companies into your Insider Trade Radar.

Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (NYSE: BBD):

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EnCana Corporation (USA) (NYSE: ECA):

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Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSE: SU):

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