Molex: Insider and Institutional Investor Stock Sales in Q3

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently decreased stock shares of Molex Inc. (NASDAQ:MOLX).

SEC data indicate these insiders have sold Molex Inc.’s stock since 06/30/2011:

  • Krehbiel Frederick A: act as Co-Chairman of the Board, 10% Owner. On 10/28/2011, sold 70,000 shares, worth $1,791,300.
  • Slark Martin P: act as Vice Chairman and C.E.O.. On 10/31/2011, sold 25,000 shares, worth $517,500.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly reduced their stock shares of Molex Inc. in Q3 2011:

  • RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 454,424 shares, worth $11,605,989. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • GLOBALBRIDGE, INC.: On 06/30/2011, held 252,527 shares, worth $6,449,540. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • HUTCHIN HILL CAPITAL, LP: On 06/30/2011, held 131,100 shares, worth $3,348,294. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • CHILTON INVESTMENT CO LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 126,700 shares, worth $3,235,918. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • PGGM INVESTMENTS: On 06/30/2011, held 73,847 shares, worth $1,886,052. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

About the company: Molex Incorporated manufactures electronic, electrical, and fiber optic interconnection products and systems, switches, value-added assemblies, and application tooling. The Company sells to original equipment manufacturers in industries that include automotive, computer, computer peripheral, business equipment, telecommunications, consumer products, and premise wiring.

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(Note: Data regarding Molex Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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