Insider Trading Alert - SF, SWHC, CLNE, CSOD And CXW Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 9, 2013, 129 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.16 to $353,863,400.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Stifel Financial (SF) - FREE Research Report

Beda Bruce A who is Director at Stifel Financial sold 5,000 shares at $45.75 on Dec. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 36,514 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.04% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.86, down $0.89, or 1.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stifel Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 223,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 231,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 506,699

The average volume for Stifel Financial has been 428,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stifel Financial has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 41.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Stifel Financial Corp., a financial holding company, provides retail and institutional brokerage, and investment banking services in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Stifel Financial a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stifel Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Stifel Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (SWHC) - FREE Research Report

Monheit Barry M who is Director at Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $12.00 on Dec. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 101,800 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.68% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.07, up $0.07, or 0.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,200

The average volume for Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation has a market cap of $681.3 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 44.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of firearm products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.1. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Clean Energy Fuels Corporation (CLNE) - FREE Research Report

Socha Kenneth M who is Director at Clean Energy Fuels Corporation bought 30 shares at $12.20 on Dec. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 30-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.36, up $0.16, or 1.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Clean Energy Fuels Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 135,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,000

The average volume for Clean Energy Fuels Corporation has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Clean Energy Fuels Corporation has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 1.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., together with its subsidiaries, sells natural gas as an alternative fuel for vehicle fleets. It designs, builds, operates, and maintains fueling stations. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Clean Energy Fuels Corporation a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Clean Energy Fuels Corporation as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income, generally high debt management risk and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Clean Energy Fuels Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) - FREE Research Report

Miller Adam L who is President & CEO at Cornerstone OnDemand sold 12,800 shares at $49.57 on Dec. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 3.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.33% with the 12,800-share transaction.

Helvey Kirsten Maas who is SVP, Client Success at Cornerstone OnDemand sold 3,000 shares at $50.10 on Dec. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Client Success owned 30,400 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.98% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.75, down $0.35, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cornerstone OnDemand go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 396,888

The average volume for Cornerstone OnDemand has been 492,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cornerstone OnDemand has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 68.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. provides talent management solutions delivered as software-as-a-service. It offers four integrated clouds for recruiting, learning management, performance management, and extended enterprise. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Cornerstone OnDemand a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cornerstone OnDemand as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Cornerstone OnDemand Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) - FREE Research Report

Correnti John D who is Director at Corrections Corporation of America sold 9,418 shares at $33.80 on Dec. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 47,227 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.63% with the 9,418-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.45, up $0.65, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Corrections Corporation of America go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,909
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,722
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,909
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,722
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,909
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,992

The average volume for Corrections Corporation of America has been 864,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Corrections Corporation of America has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 3.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Corrections Corporation of America, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates privatized correctional and detention facilities in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Corrections Corporation of America a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Corrections Corporation of America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Corrections Corporation of America Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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