Insider Trading Alert - WDC, CIEN, DECK, TRS And CAR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 19, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $93.28 to $173,250,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) - FREE Research Report

Milligan Stephen D who is President & CEO at Western Digital Corporation sold 7,983 shares at $74.97 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 122,484 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.12% with the 7,983 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.02, down $0.95, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Digital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,212
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,264
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,500

The average volume for Western Digital Corporation has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Digital Corporation has a market cap of $17.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 74.77% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Western Digital Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells storage products and solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Western Digital Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Digital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Western Digital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ciena Corporation (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Rothenstein David M who is Sr. VP, General Counsel at Ciena Corporation sold 1,500 shares at $22.02 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, General Counsel owned 204,868 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.73% with the 1,500 share transaction.

Alexander Stephen B who is Sr VP Chief Technology Officer at Ciena Corporation sold 3,500 shares at $22.01 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr VP Chief Technology Officer owned 152,740 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.24% with the 3,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.31, up $0.30, or 1.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,189
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 91,029
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 220,555

The average volume for Ciena Corporation has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena Corporation has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 43.06% 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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Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK) - FREE Research Report

Ziv Zohar who is Coo at Deckers Outdoor Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $79.00 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Coo owned 171,477 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.83% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $76.35, down $2.65, or 3.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Deckers Outdoor Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 24,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,070
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,877

The average volume for Deckers Outdoor Corporation has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Deckers Outdoor Corporation has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 92.13% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 27.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Deckers Outdoor Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Deckers Outdoor Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Deckers Outdoor Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TriMas Corporation (TRS) - FREE Research Report

Tredwell Daniel P who is Director at TriMas Corporation sold 248,413 shares at $36.97 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 774,814 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.28% with the 248,413 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.39, down $0.58, or 1.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TriMas Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,500

The average volume for TriMas Corporation has been 323,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. TriMas Corporation has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 29.71% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TriMas Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes various products for commercial, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate TriMas Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TriMas 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations 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 TriMas Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Avis Budget Group (CAR) - FREE Research Report

Martins Izilda P who is Sr VP and Acting CAO at Avis Budget Group sold 1,500 shares at $35.05 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr VP and Acting CAO owned 4,477 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.1% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.02, down $0.03, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Avis Budget Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Avis Budget Group has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Avis Budget Group has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 75.73% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Avis Budget Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides car and truck rentals, and ancillary services to businesses and consumers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 870.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Avis Budget Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Avis Budget Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Avis Budget Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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