Insider Trading Alert - NTCT, STX And AYR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 5, 2013, 166 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.32 to $1,887,935,195.16.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

NetScout Systems (NTCT) - FREE Research Report

Hadzima Joseph G Jr who is Director at NetScout Systems sold 928 shares at $28.04 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 109,516 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.84% with the 928 share transaction.

Szabados Michael who is Chief Operating Officer at NetScout Systems sold 2,000 shares at $28.34 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 40,779 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.68% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.29, down $0.05, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NetScout Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,731

The average volume for NetScout Systems has been 254,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 10.58% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NetScout Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, licenses, sells, and supports unified service delivery management, service assurance, and application and network performance management solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate NetScout Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NetScout Systems 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, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full NetScout Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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