Insider Trading Alert - TRLA, TAL, SMTC, GWRE And CONN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 7, 2014, 69 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $528.66 to $7,300,552.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Inkinen Sami who is Director at Trulia sold 12,050 shares at $35.84 on Jan. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 859,403 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.38% with the 12,050-share transaction.

Flint Peter who is Chief Executive Officer at Trulia sold 9,200 shares at $35.73 on Jan. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.66% with the 9,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.72, up $2.99, or 7.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trulia go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 46,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 187,485
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 431,179

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 5.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. The company has a P/E ratio of 245.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Trulia a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TAL International Group (TAL) - FREE Research Report

Valentine Kevin who is Senior Vice President at TAL International Group sold 5,500 shares at $55.23 on Jan. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 23,750 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.8% with the 5,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.57, down $3.66, or 7.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TAL International Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,793
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,293
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,593

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 402,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 7.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TAL International Group, Inc. engages in leasing intermodal containers and chassis worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate TAL International Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full TAL International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Semtech Corporation (SMTC) - FREE Research Report

Wilson John Michael who is Executive Vice President at Semtech Corporation sold 4,300 shares at $24.27 on Jan. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 28,316 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.18% with the 4,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.15, down $0.12, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Semtech Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,059
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,739

The average volume for Semtech Corporation has been 686,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Semtech Corporation has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 3.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Semtech Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed signal semiconductor products. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.3. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Semtech Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Conway Craig who is Director at Guidewire Software sold 12,000 shares at $48.04 on Jan. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 191,472 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.9% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.87, up $0.83, or 1.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 137,731
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 228,131
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 561,319

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 628,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 1.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides system software to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 801.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Guidewire Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guidewire Software 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Guidewire Software Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Conn's (CONN) - FREE Research Report

Jacoby Jon E M who is Director at Conn's sold 10,000 shares at $74.50 on Jan. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 475,291 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.06% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.33, down $0.17, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Conn's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,900

The average volume for Conn's has been 961,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Conn's has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 5.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Conn's, Inc. is engaged in the specialty retail of durable consumer products in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.1. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Conn's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Conn's 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, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Conn's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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