Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, 38 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,008.66 to $937,922,958.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Moylan James E Jr, who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena, sold 1,000 shares at $21.71 on Sept. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 381,533 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.26% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.79, down $0.92, or 4.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,269
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 81,961
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 157,533

The average volume for Ciena has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 6.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 2 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 solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth 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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Southern First (SFST) - FREE Research Report

Cubbage Leighton M, who is Director at Southern First, sold 1,733 shares at $19.38 on Sept. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 94,619 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.8% with the 1,733-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.12, down $0.26, or 1.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southern First go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 85
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,585
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,500

The average volume for Southern First has been 5,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Southern First has a market cap of $121.6 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 13.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the holding company for Southern First Bank that provides various banking products and services to general public in South Carolina. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Southern First a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Southern First as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full

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Trupanion (TRUP) - FREE Research Report

Rawlings Darryl, who is President and CEO at Trupanion, sold 3,500 shares at $8.17 on Sept. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 1.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.21% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.13, down $0.04, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trupanion go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,500

The average volume for Trupanion has been 104,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Trupanion has a market cap of $232.4 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 19.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Trupanion, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a direct-to-consumer monthly subscription service provider of a medical insurance plan for cats and dogs in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Trupanion a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Trupanion as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. Get the full

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