Insider Trading Alert - Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 19, 2013, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $698.00 to $197,170,890.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) - FREE Research Report

McLoughlin Karen who is Chief Financial Officer at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation sold 523 shares at $82.00 on Sept. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 8,773 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.63% with the 523 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $82.64, up $0.64, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 90,736
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93,789
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 96,184

The average volume for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a market cap of $24.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 13.14% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Manufacturing, Retail, and Logistics; and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation as a buy. 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, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Volcano Corporation (VOLC) - FREE Research Report

Quinoy Jorge J who is President, Commercial Sales at Volcano Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $24.00 on Sept. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Commercial Sales owned 106,691 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.48% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.44, down $0.56, or 2.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Volcano Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000

The average volume for Volcano Corporation has been 571,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Volcano Corporation has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 1.61% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Volcano Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and commercializes a suite of precision guided therapy tools primarily to physicians, nurses, and technicians worldwide. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Volcano Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Volcano Corporation as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Volcano Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Brunswick Corporation (BC) - FREE Research Report

Grodzki Kevin who is Vp & Pres Mercury Marine Sales at Brunswick Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $41.00 on Sept. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vp & Pres Mercury Marine Sales owned 33,099 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.12% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.78, down $1.22, or 3.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brunswick Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Brunswick Corporation has been 898,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brunswick Corporation has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 39.29% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Brunswick Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brunswick Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Brunswick Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rosetta Resources (ROSE) - FREE Research Report

Maxwell Gerald Lewis who is VP,HR & Administration at Rosetta Resources sold 25,000 shares at $52.68 on Sept. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP,HR & Administration owned 43,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.44% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.49, up $0.81, or 1.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rosetta Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 64,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 97,742
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 97,742

The average volume for Rosetta Resources has been 809,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rosetta Resources has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 14.08% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Rosetta Resources Inc., an independent exploration and production company, engages in the acquisition and development of onshore energy resources in the United States. It owns producing and non-producing oil and gas properties primarily located in South Texas, including the Eagle Ford area. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Rosetta Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rosetta Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Rosetta Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Smith Graham who is Director at Splunk sold 5,000 shares at $59.49 on Sept. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 119,565 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.01% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.33, up $1.84, or 3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 210,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 309,940
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 355,411

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 104.58% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Splunk as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Splunk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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