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Yesterday, Nov. 21, 2013, 155 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.02 to $153,391,332.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Moylan James E Jr who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena Corporation sold 1,000 shares at $22.09 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 317,848 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.31% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.68, down $0.41, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,189
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 96,029
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 225,555

The average volume for Ciena Corporation has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena Corporation has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 38.03% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ciena Corporation provides communications networking equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, and management of voice, video, and data traffic worldwide. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Ciena Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Ciena Corporation as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full

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ACI Worldwide (ACIW) - FREE Research Report

Morem David Neil who is EVP, Global Customer Ops. at ACI Worldwide sold 12,294 shares at $62.72 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Global Customer Ops. owned 5,916 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 67.51% with the 12,294 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.31, up $0.59, or 0.93% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for ACI Worldwide has been 340,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. ACI Worldwide has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 43.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

ACI Worldwide, Inc. develops, markets, installs, and supports a line of software products and services for facilitating electronic payments worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.7. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates ACI Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates ACI Worldwide as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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Express Scripts (ESRX) - FREE Research Report

Benanav Gary G who is Director at Express Scripts sold 12,500 shares at $64.89 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 41,520 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.14% with the 12,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.62, up $0.73, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Express Scripts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,478

The average volume for Express Scripts has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Express Scripts has a market cap of $52.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 20.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Express Scripts Holding Company provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services primarily in the United States and Canada. It offers healthcare management and administration services on behalf of its clients. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Express Scripts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Express Scripts as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Hanover Insurance Group (THG) - FREE Research Report

Huber J Kendall who is Executive Vice President at Hanover Insurance Group sold 12,500 shares at $59.45 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 44,005 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.12% with the 12,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.59, up $1.14, or 1.88% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Hanover Insurance Group has been 233,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanover Insurance Group has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 56.58% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance coverage in the United States. It operates in four segments: Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, Chaucer, and Other Property and Casualty. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Hanover Insurance Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Hanover Insurance Group 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, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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EPL Oil & Gas (EPL) - FREE Research Report

Buckner Charles Oliver who is Director at EPL Oil & Gas sold 16,000 shares at $28.78 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,864 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.25% with the 16,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.54, up $0.76, or 2.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EPL Oil & Gas go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 613
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 613

The average volume for EPL Oil & Gas has been 429,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. EPL Oil & Gas has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 32.28% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. operates as an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The company's operations primarily focuses on the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf on state and federal waters offshore Louisiana. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate EPL Oil & Gas a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates EPL Oil & Gas as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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