Insider Trading Alert - FICO, CTSH, IEX, HERO And AEIS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 7, 2013, 132 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $555.62 to $810,125,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Fair Isaac (FICO) - FREE Research Report

Leonard Michael S who is CAO and Vice President at Fair Isaac sold 1,000 shares at $56.05 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the CAO and Vice President owned 1,066 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.41% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.94, down $1.11, or 2.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fair Isaac go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,866
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,387

The average volume for Fair Isaac has been 148,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fair Isaac has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 31.98% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Fair Isaac Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides analytic, software, and data management products and services to automate, improve, and connect decisions for businesses worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently there are no analysts that rate Fair Isaac a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fair Isaac as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Fair Isaac Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) - FREE Research Report

Frank Malcolm who is Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation sold 897 shares at $88.78 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 897 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.96, up $1.18, or 1.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,658
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 117,412
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 121,963

The average volume for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a market cap of $27.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 22.74% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 23.3. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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, solid stock price performance, 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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Idex Corporation (IEX) - FREE Research Report

Notaro Frank J who is VP-General Counsel & Secretary at Idex Corporation sold 3,000 shares at $70.17 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP-General Counsel & Secretary owned 43,044 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.52% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.00, down $1.17, or 1.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Idex Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Idex Corporation has been 353,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Idex Corporation has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 50.78% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

IDEX Corporation manufactures and sells various pumps, flow meters, other fluidics systems and components, and engineered products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 82.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Idex Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Idex Corporation 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, expanding profit margins, 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 Idex Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hercules Offshore (HERO) - FREE Research Report

Webster Steven A who is Director at Hercules Offshore bought 100,000 shares at $6.58 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.89% with the 100,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.10, up $0.52, or 7.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hercules Offshore go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Hercules Offshore has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hercules Offshore has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 6.65% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Hercules Offshore, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides shallow-water drilling and marine services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.0. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Hercules Offshore a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hercules Offshore as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Hercules Offshore Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Advanced Energy Industries (AEIS) - FREE Research Report

Grady Edward C who is Director at Advanced Energy Industries sold 22,750 shares at $23.81 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.15% with the 22,750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.34, up $0.53, or 2.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advanced Energy Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,380

The average volume for Advanced Energy Industries has been 386,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Advanced Energy Industries has a market cap of $957.4 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 74.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, and supports power conversion products that transform power into various usable forms. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Advanced Energy Industries a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Advanced Energy Industries 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 deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Advanced Energy Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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