VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Altria (NYSE:MO), Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI), Arena (NASDAQ:ARNA), Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), and Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG).
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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB): Insiderslab.com found company 10% Owner Moskovitz Dustin A. sold 150,000 shares on August 20 and August 21 respectively for a total value of US$5.83 million. Disclose date: August 21. In August alone, company Independent Director Peter A. Thiel sold 20.06 million shares valued between US$19.28 and US$19.98, according to insider trading reports. In total, Thiel cashed out for about 395.81 million last month. Moreover, the social networking site has recently been sued by a Chinese company Cubic Networks for stealing the idea of its contentious Timeline feature from it. Shares of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) closed higher by 1.46% to US$19.44 with more than 49.77 million shares traded compared to its average volume of 44.41 million shares. Facebook currently has a market capitalization of US$41.65 billion with price range within US$18.75 - US$45.00 over the past 52 weeks. Insiderslab.com refers insider trading data to professional investors since Facebook insiders have better access to company non-public information. Add FB into your watch list for insider trade now.
Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO): By the end of Wednesday's trading, shares of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) dipped as much as US$0.50 per share (or -1.45%), where stock prices fell to US$33.92. Altria traded 15.41 million shares in the last trading session, well above its usual volume of 9.23 million shares. Share prices of Altria have traded as high as US$36.29 per share and as low as US$25.27 in the past 52 weeks. Its price, as of the latest close, was up 34.2% compared with the 52-week low and was 7.0% below the 52-week high. Altria Group, Inc. has a market capitalization of US$68.95 billion. Academic studies have shown that company insiders traditionally make higher investment returns than ordinary investors. Are you interested in the non-public stock trading behaviors of Altria insiders?
Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI): Shares of Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) began the trading session with a price of US$7.23 and throughout the session advanced to a high of US$7.46. At the close of the trading day, Arch Coal advanced 1.11% to US$7.30. The stock price crossed above the 50-day moving average in the last trading session. In the past 52 weeks, Arch Coal share prices have been bracketed by a low of US$5.16 and a high of US$20.83, and are now at US$7.30 (41% above that low price). Insiderslab.com refers insider trading data to professional investors as it believes that Arch Coal Executive Officers and Directors have a better understanding about the company's prospects. Do you want to know when company insiders will purchase their shares?
Today Insiderslab.com 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.
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