Insider Trading Alert - Infinera Corporation And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Oct. 9, 2013, 43 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $923.98 to $21,245,474.64.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Infinera Corporation (INFN) - FREE Research Report

Welch David F who is President at Infinera Corporation sold 30,000 shares at $11.39 on Oct. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 919,493 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.16% with the 30,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.48, up $0.09, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Infinera Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 62,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 101,971

The average volume for Infinera Corporation has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Infinera Corporation has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 95.01% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Infinera Corporation provides optical networking equipment, software, and services to communications service providers, Internet content providers, cable operators, and subsea network operators worldwide. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Infinera Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Infinera Corporation 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Infinera Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Heimbouch Mark L who is Chief Financial Officer at Vantiv sold 13,750 shares at $27.16 on Oct. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 372,574 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.56% with the 13,750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.93, down $0.23, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,940
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39.6 million

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 30.26% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Vantiv, Inc. provides electronic integrated payment processing services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.4. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Vantiv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vantiv as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Vantiv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK) - FREE Research Report

Worley Peter K who is President Deckers Asia Pacific at Deckers Outdoor Corporation sold 1,270 shares at $61.58 on Oct. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the President Deckers Asia Pacific owned 87,090 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.44% with the 1,270 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.15, up $1.57, or 2.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Deckers Outdoor Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,807
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,807

The average volume for Deckers Outdoor Corporation has been 776,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Deckers Outdoor Corporation has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 53.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Deckers Outdoor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of footwear and accessories for outdoor activities and casual lifestyle use for men, women, and children in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Deckers Outdoor Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Deckers Outdoor Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Deckers Outdoor Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cyberonics (CYBX) - FREE Research Report

Moore Daniel Jeffrey who is President & CEO at Cyberonics sold 4,750 shares at $50.96 on Oct. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 40,390 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.52% with the 4,750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.00, up $0.04, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cyberonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,605
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,450
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 57,976

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 Friday.

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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PPL (PPL) - FREE Research Report

Farr Paul A who is Executive VP and CFO at PPL sold 3,568 shares at $30.02 on Oct. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP and CFO owned 56,117 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.98% with the 3,568 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.97, down $0.05, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PPL go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,097
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,097

The average volume for PPL has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PPL has a market cap of $19.4 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 7.44% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

PPL Corporation, an energy and utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to wholesale and retail customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates in four segments: Kentucky Regulated, U.K. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate PPL a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PPL as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, attractive valuation levels 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 PPL Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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