Yesterday, Jan. 4, 2016, 49 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $184.24 to $5,809,890.90.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Skullcandy (SKUL) - FREE Research Report

Ptarmagin, Llc, who is 10% Owner at Skullcandy, sold 37,500 shares at $4.73 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 4.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.83% with the 37,500-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Skullcandy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,230
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 564,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,230
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 777,000

The average volume for Skullcandy has been 250,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skullcandy has a market cap of $136.4 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 47.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Skullcandy Inc. designs, markets, and distributes audio and gaming headphones, earbuds, speakers, and other accessories under the Skullcandy, Astro Gaming, and 2XL brands in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Skullcandy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Skullcandy as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Moylan James E Jr, who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena, sold 1,000 shares at $21.15 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 444,810 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.22% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.69, down $0.46, or 2.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 272,853
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 287,253
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 354,339

The average volume for Ciena has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 7.78% 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 212.1. 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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Exa (EXA) - FREE Research Report

Hoch James E., who is Sr. VP of Software Development at Exa, sold 4,000 shares at $11.50 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP of Software Development owned 108,464 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.56% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.61, up $0.11, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Exa go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 41,985
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 41,985
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 41,985
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,000

The average volume for Exa has been 33,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Exa has a market cap of $161.9 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 2.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Exa Corporation develops, sells, and supports simulation software and services for vehicle manufacturers worldwide. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Exa a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Exa as a

sell

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

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