Today's Market Focus: Informatica, Mondelez International, Seagate, Barrick Gold, Marathon Oil, and Applied Materials (PSI) has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Informatica (NASDAQ:INFA), Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ), Seagate (NASDAQ:STX), Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO), and Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT).
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Report Highlights:
Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ:INFA): On Thursday, Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ:INFA), an independent provider of enterprise data integration and data quality software and services, announced its third-quarter 2012 preliminary financial results. For the third quarter of 2012, Informatica forecasts total revenues to be in the range of US$189 million - US$191 million. Earnings per share for the quarter are expected to be in the range of US$0.13 - US$0.15 per diluted share, while non-GAAP earnings per share are expected to be in the range of US$0.25 - US$0.27 per diluted share for the same period. Informatica is scheduled to post final results for the third quarter on October 25. By the end of Thursday’s trading, the stock slumped US$7.60 (or -22.58%) to US$26.03 on hefty volume of 20.48 million shares, which was 11 times more than usual. The stock made a new 52-week low of US$23.83 in the session. Informatica’s market capitalization after the recent close was US$2.83 billion. Did Informatica insiders sell their shareholdings before the stock price dropped? Since 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 INFA here.
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Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ): Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced on Monday that it has completed the spin-off of its North American grocery business, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. On October 4, Mondelez International launched a new program, Mobile Futures, with a view to ignite the company's consumer connections by working and collaborating with some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the mobile space – start-up entrepreneurs. Bonin Bough, Vice President of Global Media and Consumer Engagement at Mondelez International, stated that the company will invest 10% of its global marketing budget in mobile activations and channels across the entire consumer journey, aiming to be one of the top mobile marketers in the world. Shares of Mondelez International in the last trading session began with a price of US$27.87 and attained highs of US$28.21, finally advanced 0.83% to US$28.06. Share prices of Mondelez International have traded as high as US$28.48 per share and as low as US$24.32 in the past 52 weeks. Did Mondelez International insiders like CEOs, CFOs, and Directors purchase their shareholdings before the stock price jumped? Check out the insider trade report here.
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Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX): found company Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Stephen J. Luczo, sold 500,000 shares on October 1, at stock price US$30.68 each for about US$15.34 million. Disclose date: October 3. also found Market Option Sale made by company Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel -- Kenneth M. Massaroni on October 1, at stock price US$31.26 each for a worth of US$312,610. Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) will release its fiscal first quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Seagate shares began the trading session with US$30.11 and throughout the session climbed to a high of US$30.36. Still, when day-trade ended, the stock slipped 0.18% to US$30.00. The company has a market capitalization of US$11.92 billion with price range within US$9.64 - US$35.71 over the past 52 weeks. refers insider trading data to professional investors as it believes that Seagate insiders have a better understanding about the company's prospects. Do you want to know when Seagate insiders will buy their shares?
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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.
Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX):
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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO):
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Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT):
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Editor: Janet Nan Jiang

Reported on Oct 5, 2012

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