Insider Trading Alert - Guidewire Software And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 9, 2013, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $226.97 to $156,248,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Dempsey Neal who is Director at Guidewire Software sold 25,000 shares at $43.95 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 80,631 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.67% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.42, up $3.47, or 7.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 268,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 822,407

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 467,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 54.78% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides system software to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company has a P/E ratio of 74.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Guidewire Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guidewire Software 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, premium valuation and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Guidewire Software Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cigna (CI) - FREE Research Report

Harris Isaiah Jr who is Director at Cigna sold 571 shares at $80.45 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 571 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.46, up $1.01, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cigna go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,942

The average volume for Cigna has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cigna has a market cap of $22.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 51.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cigna Corporation, a health services organization, provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Cigna a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cigna 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, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Cigna Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) - FREE Research Report

Wallack Perry A. who is Chief Financial Officer at Cornerstone OnDemand sold 45,000 shares at $51.69 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 330,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12% with the 45,000 share transaction.

Belliveau Vincent who is SVP and GM of EMEA at Cornerstone OnDemand sold 9,000 shares at $52.20 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP and GM of EMEA owned 135,545 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.23% with the 9,000 share transaction.

Helvey Kirsten Maas who is SVP, Client Success at Cornerstone OnDemand sold 4,971 shares at $52.87 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Client Success owned 48,104 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.37% with the 4,971 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.43, up $0.56, or 1.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cornerstone OnDemand go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 99,717
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 150,917
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 374,967

The average volume for Cornerstone OnDemand has been 455,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cornerstone OnDemand has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 78.84% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Known for learning management products, also offer cloud recruiting solutions. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Cornerstone OnDemand a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cornerstone OnDemand as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Cornerstone OnDemand Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Palo Alto Networks (PANW) - FREE Research Report

Bonvanie Rene who is Chief Marketing Officer at Palo Alto Networks sold 75,000 shares at $46.46 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Marketing Officer owned 302,475 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.87% with the 75,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.66, up $2.20, or 4.52% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Palo Alto Networks has been 793,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Palo Alto Networks has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 16.29% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. operates a platform that allows enterprises, service providers, and government entities to secure their networks and safely enable various applications running on their networks. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Palo Alto Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Palo Alto Networks as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been generally deteriorating net income. Get the full Palo Alto Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Equinix (EQIX) - FREE Research Report

Crosslink Capital Inc who is Affiliate of Director at Equinix bought 20,000 shares at $176.58 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Affiliate of Director owned 81,262 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.65% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $177.65, up $1.07, or 0.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Equinix go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,902

The average volume for Equinix has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Equinix has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 16.21% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Equinix, Inc. provides data center services to protect and connect the information assets for the enterprises, financial services companies, and content and network providers primarily in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 125.2. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Equinix a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Equinix as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth 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 Equinix Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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