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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Marriott International (MAR) - FREE Research Report

Marriott David S who is 13D Group Owning more than 10% at Marriott International sold 11,000 shares at $43.04 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the 13D Group Owning more than 10% owned 654,884 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.65% with the 11,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.65, down $0.39, or 0.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Marriott International go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,593

The average volume for Marriott International has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marriott International has a market cap of $13.0 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 15.27% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Marriott International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Marriott International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Marriott International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Children's Place Retail Stores (PLCE) - FREE Research Report

Low Kevin who is SVP, Store Operations at Children's Place Retail Stores sold 2,207 shares at $55.00 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Store Operations owned 40,508 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.17% with the 2,207 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.52, up $0.52, or 0.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Children's Place Retail Stores go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,638

The average volume for Children's Place Retail Stores has been 389,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Children's Place Retail Stores has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 26.69% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. The company provides apparel, accessories, and shoes for children from newborn to 10 years of age. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Children's Place Retail Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Children's Place Retail Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Children's Place Retail Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mohawk Industries (MHK) - FREE Research Report

Lorberbaum Mark who is Possible member of 10% group at Mohawk Industries sold 20,000 shares at $128.66 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Possible member of 10% group owned 17,202 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 53.76% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $126.66, down $2.00, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mohawk Industries go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Mohawk Industries has been 780,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mohawk Industries has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 41.03% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Mohawk Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces floor covering products for residential and commercial applications in the United States and for residential applications in Europe. The company operates through three segments: Mohawk, Dal-Tile, and Unilin. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Mohawk Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mohawk Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Mohawk Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sempra Energy (SRE) - FREE Research Report

Ouchi William G who is Director at Sempra Energy sold 955 shares at $84.46 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,739 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.72% with the 955 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.44, down $0.02, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sempra Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 268
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 268
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 268

The average volume for Sempra Energy has been 960,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sempra Energy has a market cap of $20.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 18.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Sempra Energy, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy services company. The company's San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution electricity; and sale, distribution, and transportation of natural gas in California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Sempra Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sempra Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Sempra Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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