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Friday, March 27, 2015, 50 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $952.94 to $10,800,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Autodesk (ADSK) - FREE Research Report

Blum Steven M, who is SVP, Worldwide Sales at Autodesk, sold 6,094 shares at $58.92 on March 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Worldwide Sales owned 85,282 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.67% with the 6,094-share transaction.

Underwood Paul D., who is VP, PAO & Corporate Controller at Autodesk, sold 1,844 shares at $58.88 on March 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, PAO & Corporate Controller owned 8,627 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.61% with the 1,844-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.04, up $0.16, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Autodesk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,126
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,219
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,738

The average volume for Autodesk has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Autodesk has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 2.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Autodesk, Inc. operates as a design software and services company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 167.8. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Autodesk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Autodesk as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full

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Salesforce.com (CRM) - FREE Research Report

Benioff Marc, who is Chairman of the Board & CEO at Salesforce.com, sold 25,000 shares at $66.13 on March 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board & CEO owned 38.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.75, up $0.62, or 0.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Salesforce.com go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 229,627
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 681,227
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.4 million

The average volume for Salesforce.com has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $42.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 12.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. Currently, there are 25 analysts who rate Salesforce.com a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Salesforce.com as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full

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Itron (ITRI) - FREE Research Report

Glanville Thomas S, who is Director at Itron, sold 2,000 shares at $36.60 on March 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,810 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.77% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.45, down $0.15, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Itron go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,560
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,560
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,560

The average volume for Itron has been 271,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Itron has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 14.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Itron, Inc. provides metering solutions to electricity, gas, and water utility markets worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Electricity, Gas, and Water. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Itron a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Itron as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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