Insider Trading Alert - SPLK, GAS, ALSN, INVN And NATI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 18, 2013, 124 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,000.00 to $864,567,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Stein Leonard R who is SVP, General Counsel & Sec. at Splunk sold 4,782 shares at $67.87 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel & Sec. owned 87,774 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.17% with the 4,782-share transaction.

Conte David F who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Splunk sold 4,782 shares at $67.55 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 110,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.17% with the 4,782-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.95, up $2.40, or 3.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,718
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,718
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 367,271

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 139.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Splunk as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Splunk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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