May 01, 2012 at 08:59 AM EDT
Research Reports for Apple, Wells Fargo, Seagate, Monster Beverage, Hologic, and Vale

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), Seagate (NASDAQ:STX), Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST), Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX), and Vale (NYSE:VALE).

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Report Highlights:

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): For fiscal 2012 second quarter ended March 31, 2012, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced a net profit of approximately US$11.6 billion, or US$12.30 per diluted share, increased 94% from net profit of US$6.0 billion, or US$6.40 per diluted share, in the prior-year quarter. Apple Inc. said its iPhones were sold 35.1 million in the quarter, up 88% unit growth from a year ago. For the same quarter, the company sold 11.8 million iPads, a 151% unit increase in the year-ago quarter. By market close, the stock slipped 3.15% to US$583.98. There were 18.07 million shares of Apple exchanging hands as compared to its average daily volume of 26.82 million shares. Insiderslab.com believes that it is a clever way to check if insiders like CEOs, CFOs, and Directors in AAPL are starting to buy more company shares. See insider trade report for AAPL here.

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/050112B/AAPL/Apple.pdf

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): Insiderslab.com found Market Option Sale made by company Senior Executive Vice President, Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement Services -- David M. Carroll on April 27, at stock price US$33.89. Disclose date: April 30. Recently, Wells Fargo Securities, a unit of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Merlin Securities, LLC. Wells Fargo would be able to expand its capital market business through this agreement. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Wells Fargo shares ended lower by 1.05% to US$33.42 on over 20.36 million shares, below its 30-day average volume of 27.52 million shares. Investors may want to find out how company insiders like Executive Officers and Directors are thinking about the future business prospects of the company. Check this insider trade report for WFC here.

Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/050112B/WFC/WellsFargo.pdf

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX): Insiderslab.com found three insiders trading: A substantial Market Option Sale made by company Independent Director -- Gregorio Reyes on April 25, at stock price US$30.00. Disclose date: April 27. Insiderslab.com also found company Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Stephen J. Luczo, sold 20,000 shares at stock price US$29.89 on April 25. Additionally, there was a large Market Option Sale made by company Executive Vice President, Operations -- William David Mosley on April 25, at stock price US$29.95. According to the recent report of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX), the company has appointed Jay Geldmacher, an Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Company and President of Emerson Network Power's Embedded Computing & Power Group, William Coleman, founder of BEA Systems and Cassatt Corporation, and Dr. Seh-Woong Jeong, Executive Vice President of the Sales and Marketing team for the Systems LSI Division of Samsung Electronics Co., to its Board of Directors. 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/PR3/050112B/STX/Seagate.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.

Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:MNST):
Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/050112B/MNST/MonsterBeverage.pdf

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX):
Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/050112B/HOLX/Hologic.pdf

Vale (ADR) (NYSE:VALE):
Read Full Report: http://www.insiderslab.com/PR3/050112B/VALE/Vale.pdf

Insider Filing Source Reference: All observations, analysis and reports are based on public information released by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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