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Yesterday, Feb. 10, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,123.51 to $171,339,525.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Morin Philippe, who is SVP, Global Sales & Field Ops at Ciena, sold 5,017 shares at $19.31 on Feb. 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Sales & Field Ops owned 240,066 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.05% with the 5,017-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.70, up $0.39, or 1.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,750
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,981
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 113,293

The average volume for Ciena has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 1.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ciena Corporation provides equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of voice, video, and data traffic on communications networks worldwide. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Ciena a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Ciena as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Murphy Oil (MUR) - FREE Research Report

Mirosh Walentin, who is Director at Murphy Oil, sold 450 shares at $50.94 on Feb. 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,247 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.72% with the 450-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.44, down $0.50, or 0.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Murphy Oil go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,092
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,092
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,092

The average volume for Murphy Oil has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Murphy Oil has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 1.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Murphy Oil Corporation is engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties. The company explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Murphy Oil a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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rates Murphy Oil as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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ChannelAdvisor (ECOM) - FREE Research Report

Buinevicius Aris Antanas, who is Chief Technology Officer at ChannelAdvisor, bought 17,856 shares at $8.56 on Feb. 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Technology Officer owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.52% with the 17,856-share transaction.

Wingo M Scot, who is Chief Executive Officer at ChannelAdvisor, bought 1,000 shares at $8.38 on Feb. 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.07% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.17, up $0.79, or 8.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ChannelAdvisor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,936
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,936
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,936

The average volume for ChannelAdvisor has been 601,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. ChannelAdvisor has a market cap of $207.1 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 59.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ChannelAdvisor Corporation provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions worldwide. The company's solutions allow its customers to integrate, manage, monitor, and optimize their merchandise sales in various online channels. Currently, there are no analysts who rate ChannelAdvisor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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rates ChannelAdvisor as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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