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

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Yesterday, Sept. 12, 2013, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $1,099,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Cavoores John Paul who is Director at Guidewire Software bought 1,000 shares at $46.98 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,484 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.3% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.62, down $0.36, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 67,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 127,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 864,407

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 462,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 58.18% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 75.8. 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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