Insider Trading Alert - SFY, GWRE, ZNGA, IDXX And AXE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 4, 2013, 136 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $597.52 to $378,220,575.33.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Swift Energy Company (SFY) - FREE Research Report

Swift Terry E who is Cob & Ceo at Swift Energy Company bought 10,000 shares at $14.11 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Cob & Ceo owned 399,501 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.57% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.75, up $0.64, or 4.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Swift Energy Company go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000

The average volume for Swift Energy Company has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Swift Energy Company has a market cap of $562.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 15.79% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Swift Energy Company engages in acquiring, exploring, developing, and operating oil and natural gas properties. It focuses on oil and natural gas reserves in Texas, as well as onshore and in the inland waters of Louisiana. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Swift Energy Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Swift Energy Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Swift Energy Company 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 $49.04 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 213,834 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.31% with the 12,000 share transaction.

Hung Priscilla who is SVP, Ops and Corp Dev at Guidewire Software sold 8,200 shares at $49.17 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Ops and Corp Dev owned 30,787 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.03% with the 8,200 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.11, down $1.06, or 2.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 308,188
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 601,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 65.98% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides system software to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 197.3. 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 increase in net income. 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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Zynga (ZNGA) - FREE Research Report

Meresman Stanley J who is Director at Zynga sold 3,750 shares at $3.57 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,750 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 3,750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.72, up $0.15, or 4.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Zynga go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 217,633

The average volume for Zynga has been 22.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Zynga has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates online social games as live services on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States and internationally. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Zynga a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Zynga as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Zynga Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Idexx Laboratories (IDXX) - FREE Research Report

End William T who is Director at Idexx Laboratories sold 2,500 shares at $108.32 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,393 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.46% with the 2,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $107.74, down $0.58, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Idexx Laboratories go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,013
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,013

The average volume for Idexx Laboratories has been 257,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Idexx Laboratories has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 16.59% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes various products and services for the companion animal veterinary, livestock and poultry, water testing, and dairy markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Idexx Laboratories a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Idexx Laboratories 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, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Idexx Laboratories Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Anixter International (AXE) - FREE Research Report

Berardesca Giulio who is Executive VP - Wire & Cable at Anixter International sold 835 shares at $85.30 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP - Wire & Cable owned 33,193 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.45% with the 835 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.49, up $0.19, or 0.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Anixter International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,070
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,506

The average volume for Anixter International has been 147,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Anixter International has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 32.67% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Anixter International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes enterprise cabling and security solutions, electrical and electronic wire and cable products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) supply fasteners, and other small parts. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Anixter International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Anixter International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Anixter International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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