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Yesterday, Nov. 4, 2014, 99 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $25.55 to $17,507,243.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sanmina (SANM) - FREE Research Report

Eulau Robert K, who is Executive VP, CFO at Sanmina, sold 85,272 shares at $25.08 on Nov. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, CFO owned 115,625 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 42.45% with the 85,272-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.48, up $0.40, or 1.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sanmina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,000

The average volume for Sanmina has been 713,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanmina has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 51.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sanmina Corporation provides integrated electronics manufacturing services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Sanmina a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Sanmina as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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NuVasive (NUVA) - FREE Research Report

Valentine Keith, who is Coo at NuVasive, sold 2,500 shares at $40.61 on Nov. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Coo owned 72,736 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.32% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.74, up $1.13, or 2.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NuVasive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,742

The average volume for NuVasive has been 296,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. NuVasive has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 29.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company, develops and markets minimally disruptive surgical products and procedurally integrated solutions for the spine. Its products focus on applications for spine fusion surgery. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate NuVasive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates NuVasive as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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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EMC (EMC) - FREE Research Report

Goulden David I, who is Ceo, Emcii at EMC, sold 43,546 shares at $28.67 on Nov. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo, Emcii owned 991,391 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.21% with the 43,546-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.03, up $0.36, or 1.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EMC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 584,013
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 584,013
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 584,013

The average volume for EMC has been 15.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. EMC has a market cap of $59.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 14.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

EMC Corporation develops, delivers, and supports information infrastructure and virtual infrastructure technologies, solutions, and services. It operates in three segments: Information Storage, Information Intelligence Group, and RSA Information Security. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently, there are 21 analysts who rate EMC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates EMC 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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