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Yesterday, Dec. 2, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $4.00 to $2,890,477.87.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Brooks Automation (BRKS) - FREE Research Report

Schwartz Stephen S, who is Ceo at Brooks Automation, sold 1,119 shares at $12.00 on Dec. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 676,182 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.17% with the 1,119-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.66, down $0.34, or 2.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brooks Automation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,365
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,365
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,978

The average volume for Brooks Automation has been 375,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brooks Automation has a market cap of $783.7 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 9.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 585.5. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Brooks Automation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Brooks Automation as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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Transocean (RIG) - FREE Research Report

Newman Steven L, who is President & CEO at Transocean, bought 9,800 shares at $20.41 on Dec. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 109,027 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.88% with the 9,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.38, down $1.03, or 5.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Transocean go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,451
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,451
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,451

The average volume for Transocean has been 11.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Transocean has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 59.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Transocean Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells worldwide. The company provides deepwater and harsh environment drilling, oil and gas drilling management, and drilling engineering and drilling project management services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.28%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Transocean a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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rates Transocean as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Citrix Systems (CTXS) - FREE Research Report

Demo Murray J, who is Director at Citrix Systems, sold 1,000 shares at $66.08 on Dec. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 40,705 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.4% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.19, up $0.11, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Citrix Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,832
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,208

The average volume for Citrix Systems has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Citrix Systems has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 4.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Citrix Systems, Inc. provides virtualization, networking, and cloud infrastructure solutions worldwide. The company operates in two divisions, Enterprise and Service Provider, and SaaS division. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.4. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Citrix Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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rates Citrix Systems as a

hold

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

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