Insider Trading Alert - Cyberonics And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Oct. 3, 2013, 116 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $30.21 to $14,999,997.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cyberonics (CYBX) - FREE Research Report

Wise David S who is SR VP & Chief Admin Officer at Cyberonics sold 2,000 shares at $50.62 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the SR VP & Chief Admin Officer owned 87,055 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.25% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.57, up $0.95, or 1.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cyberonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,537
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,950
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 55,976

The average volume for Cyberonics has been 233,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cyberonics has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 2.27% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cyberonics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of implantable medical devices to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Cyberonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cyberonics 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, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Cyberonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EQT (EQT) - FREE Research Report

Behrman Philip G who is Director at EQT bought 49 shares at $88.72 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,480 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.76% with the 49 share transaction.

Cary A. Bray Jr. who is Director at EQT bought 185 shares at $88.72 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,809 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.15% with the 185 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $87.10, down $1.62, or 1.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EQT go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,100

The average volume for EQT has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. EQT has a market cap of $13.6 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 53.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

EQT Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the United States. It operates in three segments: EQT Production, EQT Midstream, and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 51.1. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate EQT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EQT as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full EQT Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Conway Craig who is Director at Guidewire Software sold 12,000 shares at $47.02 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 225,834 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.05% with the 12,000 share transaction.

Branson Kenneth W who is Director at Guidewire Software sold 25,000 shares at $47.17 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 596,532 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.02% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.75, up $1.58, or 3.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 238,633
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 298,633
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 435,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 62.28% 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 77.8. 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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United Natural Foods (UNFI) - FREE Research Report

Shamber Mark who is SVP, Chief Financial Officer at United Natural Foods sold 6,350 shares at $67.82 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Financial Officer owned 16,003 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.41% with the 6,350 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.13, down $0.69, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Natural Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,806
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41,806
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 53,221

The average volume for United Natural Foods has been 267,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Natural Foods has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 25.71% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

United Natural Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution and retail of natural, organic, and specialty foods, as well as non-food products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate United Natural Foods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Natural Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full United Natural Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Life Time Fitness (LTM) - FREE Research Report

Buss Eric J who is Executive Vice President at Life Time Fitness sold 20,000 shares at $52.00 on Oct. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 124,056 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.88% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.30, down $0.70, or 1.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Life Time Fitness go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93,265
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 329,867

The average volume for Life Time Fitness has been 295,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Life Time Fitness has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 4.08% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Life Time Fitness, Inc. designs, builds, and operates sports and athletic, professional fitness, family recreation, and spa centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Life Time Fitness a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Life Time Fitness as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Life Time Fitness Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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