Insider Trading Alert - CIEN, COV, HR, WM And HAIN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 13, 2013, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $43,077,002,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Moylan James E Jr who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena Corporation sold 1,000 shares at $22.96 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 318,848 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.31% with the 1,000 share transaction.

Locoh-Donou Francois who is SVP, Global Products Group at Ciena Corporation sold 4,489 shares at $22.96 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Products Group owned 189,526 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.31% with the 4,489 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.54, up $0.58, or 2.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 83,640
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 210,266

The average volume for Ciena Corporation has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena Corporation has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 48.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ciena Corporation provides communications networking equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, and management of voice, video, and data traffic worldwide. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Ciena Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ciena Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Ciena Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Covidien (COV) - FREE Research Report

Wendell Amy McBride who is Senior Vice President at Covidien sold 17,209 shares at $64.31 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 36,626 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.97% with the 17,209 share transaction.

King Brian Douglas who is Vice President at Covidien sold 5,000 shares at $64.25 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 28,465 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.94% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.13, up $0.88, or 1.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Covidien go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,940
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,531

The average volume for Covidien has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 10.84% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Covidien plc develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Covidien a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Covidien as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, 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 Covidien Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Healthcare Realty (HR) - FREE Research Report

Gresham Batey M Jr who is Director at Healthcare Realty sold 3,500 shares at $22.43 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,797 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.14% with the 3,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.70, up $0.27, or 1.18% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Healthcare Realty has been 518,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Healthcare Realty has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 4.87% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.25%. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Healthcare Realty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Healthcare Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Healthcare Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Waste Management (WM) - FREE Research Report

Carpenter Don P who is VP & Chief Acctg Officer at Waste Management sold 1,000 shares at $34.45 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Acctg Officer owned 20,852 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.58% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.18, up $9.73, or 22.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waste Management go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 380

The average volume for Waste Management has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Management has a market cap of $20.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 29.79% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Waste Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waste Management as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Waste Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) - FREE Research Report

Smith Stephen J who is Executive Vice President & CFO at Hain Celestial Group bought 2,500 shares at $83.77 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO owned 7,687 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.2% with the 2,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.00, up $1.23, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hain Celestial Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,834
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,834

The average volume for Hain Celestial Group has been 654,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hain Celestial Group has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 54.52% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells organic and natural products. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.4. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Hain Celestial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hain Celestial Group 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, good cash flow from operations, 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 Hain Celestial Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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