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Critical Stock Alerts: Microsoft, Verizon, SanDisk, KeyCorp, Fifth Third Bancorp, Chesapeake Energy

October 16, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Verizon (NYSE:VZ), SanDisk (NASDAQ:SNDK), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB), Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK).

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Report Highlights:

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): In the last three months, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) insiders have sold a total of US$592.24 million in shares, which ranged in price from US$28.99 to US$30.83 each. Earlier this month, Microsoft announced its completion of acquisition of PhoneFactor, a recognized leader in multifactor authentication (MFA) solutions. What’s more, Microsoft will issue its fiscal year 2013 first-quarter financial results on Thursday, October 18, 2012. In trading on Monday, shares of Microsoft advanced 1.06% to close at US$29.51 while the stock traded within the range of US$29.25 – US$29.72. The stock price crossed above the 50-day moving average in the last trading session. MSFT has a 52-week low of US$24.30 and a 52-week high of US$32.95. There were 42.45 million shares of Microsoft exchanging hands as compared to its average daily volume of 45.62 million shares. Insiderslab.com refers insider trading data to professional investors as it believes that Microsoft insiders like Executive Officers and Directors have a better understanding about the company’s prospects. Do you want to know when Microsoft insiders will buy their shares?

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/101612B/MSFT/Microsoft.pdf

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): At the beginning of this month, the telephone company Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) announced that U.S. President Barack Obama plans to appoint John Stratton, an 18-year veteran of Verizon, to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Stocks of Verizon Communications Inc. in the last trading session began with a price of US$44.48 and plunged to a low of US$35.17, at the close of the trading day, the stock fell -0.27% to US$44.50. Verizon’s low point in its 52-week range is US$35.17 per share, with US$48.77 as the 52-week high point. Its price, as of the latest close, was up 27% compared with the 52-week low and was 10% below the 52-week high. There were 17.32 million shares of Verizon exchanging hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14.21 million shares. Are Verizon insiders starting to take huge profits by selling shares or exercising stock options? Academic studies have shown that insiders traditionally make higher investment returns than ordinary investors. Want to find out how they do it?

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/101612B/VZ/Verizon.pdf

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK): Insiderslab.com found company President, Chief Executive Officer, Director, Sanjay Mehrotra, sold 10,000 shares on October 9, at stock price US$43.44 for about US$434,370. Disclose date: October 10. In the last three months, company insiders have sold a total of US$4.20 million in shares, which ranged in price from US$40.00 to US$45.16 each, according to insider trading report. Shares of SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) gapped open sharply higher in the last trading session and closed higher by US$1.45 (or 3.43%) to US$43.73. In the past 52 weeks, SanDisk share prices have been bracketed by a low of US$30.99 and a high of US$53.46, and are now at US$43.73 (41% above that low price). SNDK traded 6.69 million shares in the last trading session, well above its daily average of 4.46 million shares. SanDisk currently has a market capitalization of US$10.56 billion. Investors may want to find out how SanDisk insiders like CEOs, CFOs and Directors are thinking about the future of the company. Check this insider trade report for SanDisk here.

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/101612B/SNDK/SanDisk.pdf

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.

KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY):

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/101612B/KEY/KeyCorp.pdf

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB):

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/101612B/FITB/FifthThirdBancorp.pdf

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK):

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/101612B/CHK/ChesapeakeEnergy.pdf

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