Yesterday, May 4, 2016, 86 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,916.49 to $4,828,179.42. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: National Instruments (NATI) - FREE Research Report Le Duy Loan T, who is Director at National Instruments, bought 575 shares at $27.66 on May 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 82,120 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.71% with the 575-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $27.61, down $0.05, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,263
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,263
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,263

The average volume for National Instruments has been 343,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 3.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. National Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates National Instruments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates National Instruments as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Priceline Group (PCLN) - FREE Research Report

Tans Gillian, who is President & CEO, Booking.com at Priceline Group, sold 161 shares at $1,349.00 on May 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the President & CEO, Booking.com owned 2,496 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.06% with the 161-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $1,250.07, down $98.93, or 7.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Priceline Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 131
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,486
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,808

The average volume for Priceline Group has been 606,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Priceline Group has a market cap of $67.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 1.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. The Priceline Group Inc. provides online travel and restaurant reservation and related services. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Priceline Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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rates Priceline 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

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La Quinta Holdings (LQ) - FREE Research Report

Bowers Alan J, who is Director at La Quinta Holdings, bought 4,042 shares at $12.36 on May 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,825 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 226.7% with the 4,042-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $12.52, up $0.16, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for La Quinta Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,592
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,388
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,388

The average volume for La Quinta Holdings has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. La Quinta Holdings has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 9.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. La Quinta Holdings Inc. owns, operates, and franchises select-service hotels under the La Quinta brand. The company has a P/E ratio of 103.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates La Quinta Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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rates La Quinta Holdings as a

sell

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

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