Yesterday, Dec. 23, 2015, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.69 to $6,987,960.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Prospect Capital (PSEC) - FREE Research Report

Eliasek M Grier, who is Chief Operating Officer at Prospect Capital, bought 50,000 shares at $6.74 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 527,196 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.48% with the 50,000-share transaction.

Barry John F, who is Chief Executive Officer at Prospect Capital, bought 1.0 million shares at $6.77 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 9.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.67% with the 1.0 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.28, up $0.51, or 7.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prospect Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3.1 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3.1 million

The average volume for Prospect Capital has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prospect Capital has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 12.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Prospect Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Prospect Capital as a

hold

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

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Hanesbrands (HBI) - FREE Research Report

Noll Richard A, who is Ceo at Hanesbrands, sold 100,000 shares at $28.81 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 855,769 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.46% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.01, up $0.20, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanesbrands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 89,103
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 557,755
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 557,755

The average volume for Hanesbrands has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanesbrands has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells a range of basic apparels for men, women, and children in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Innerwear, Activewear, Direct to Consumer, and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.7. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Hanesbrands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Hanesbrands as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel its 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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Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Smith Gary B, who is President, Ceo at Ciena, sold 114,860 shares at $19.90 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the President, Ceo owned 834,816 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.09% with the 114,860-share transaction.

Alexander Stephen B, who is Sr VP Chief Technology Officer at Ciena, sold 20,967 shares at $19.90 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP Chief Technology Officer owned 170,035 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.98% with the 20,967-share transaction.

Petrik Andrew C, who is Vp, Controller at Ciena, sold 4,129 shares at $19.90 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vp, Controller owned 65,107 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.96% with the 4,129-share transaction.

Moylan James E Jr, who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena, sold 32,819 shares at $19.90 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 445,810 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.86% with the 32,819-share transaction.

Frodsham James, who is SR. VP, Chief Strategy Officer at Ciena, sold 23,344 shares at $19.90 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the SR. VP, Chief Strategy Officer owned 170,910 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.02% with the 23,344-share transaction.

Rothenstein David M, who is Sr. VP, General Counsel at Ciena, sold 24,249 shares at $19.90 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, General Counsel owned 290,014 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.72% with the 24,249-share transaction.

Locoh-Donou Francois, who is Chief Operating Officer at Ciena, sold 40,285 shares at $19.90 on Dec. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 299,637 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.85% with the 40,285-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.74, up $0.84, or 4.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,200
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 110,961

The average volume for Ciena has been 3.1 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 6.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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. The company has a P/E ratio of 204.0. 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 revenue growth, 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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