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Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 44 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $32.19 to $254,754,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Conway Craig, who is Director at Guidewire Software, sold 1,000 shares at $46.82 on Jan. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,414 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.49% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.34, up $0.52, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 132,621
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 287,447

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 388,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 5.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides software products for property and casualty (P&C) insurers. It offers an integrated suite of software applications that address the core processes, such as underwriting and policy administration, claims management, and billing. The company has a P/E ratio of 164.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Guidewire Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Guidewire Software as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full

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JPMorgan Chase (JPM) - FREE Research Report

Neal Michael A, who is Director at JPMorgan Chase, bought 9,050 shares at $55.07 on Jan. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,525 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 165.28% with the 9,050-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.04, up $0.97, or 1.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JPMorgan Chase go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 9,050
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,144
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,050
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,144
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,050
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,684

The average volume for JPMorgan Chase has been 15.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. JPMorgan Chase has a market cap of $209.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 10.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial holding company, provides various financial services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate JPMorgan Chase a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates JPMorgan Chase as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. 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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Brooks Automation (BRKS) - FREE Research Report

Montone William T., who is SVP, Human Resources at Brooks Automation, sold 3,000 shares at $12.21 on Jan. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Human Resources owned 176,359 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.67% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.45, up $0.24, or 1.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brooks Automation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,965
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,578

The average volume for Brooks Automation has been 335,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brooks Automation has a market cap of $841.4 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 1.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 625.0. 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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