Yesterday, Sept. 15, 2015, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $35.04 to $4,142,629.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spark Energy (SPKE) - FREE Research Report

Hodges Georganne, who is Executive Vice President at Spark Energy, sold 1,000 shares at $16.46 on Sept. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 6,518 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.3% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.06, down $0.40, or 2.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spark Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 30,650

The average volume for Spark Energy has been 31,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spark Energy has a market cap of $50.5 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 15.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Spark Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent retail energy services company in the United States. It operates through two segments, Retail Natural Gas and Retail Electricity. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Spark Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Spark Energy as a

sell

. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full

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Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report

Godfrey David, who is SVP Worldwide Sales at Gartner, sold 2,000 shares at $86.39 on Sept. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Worldwide Sales owned 7,480 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.1% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $87.80, up $1.41, or 1.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,304
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,735

The average volume for Gartner has been 286,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 3.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on the information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Gartner as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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Varonis Systems (VRNS) - FREE Research Report

Iohan Gili, who is Chief Financial Officer at Varonis Systems, bought 1,159 shares at $17.45 on Sept. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 47,159 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.52% with the 1,159-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.62, up $0.17, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Varonis Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,665

The average volume for Varonis Systems has been 209,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Varonis Systems has a market cap of $436.3 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 46.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Varonis Systems, Inc. provides software platform for enterprises to map, analyze, manage, and migrate their unstructured data. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Varonis Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Varonis Systems as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

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