Insider Trading Alert - GES, INFN, GDOT, MDSO And AEIS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 16, 2014, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $35.09 to $29,478,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Guess (GES) - FREE Research Report

Marciano Maurice who is Director at Guess sold 1.0 million shares at $29.48 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.85% with the 1.0 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.18, down $0.30, or 1.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guess go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,000

The average volume for Guess has been 809,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guess has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 5.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Guess , Inc. designs, markets, distributes, and licenses lifestyle collections of contemporary apparel and accessories for men, women, and children that reflect the American lifestyle and European fashion sensibilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Guess a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guess as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Guess Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Infinera Corporation (INFN) - FREE Research Report

Welch David F who is President at Infinera Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $9.03 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 789,493 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.25% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.74, down $0.29, or 3.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Infinera Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 75,000

The average volume for Infinera Corporation has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Infinera Corporation has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 9.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Infinera Corporation provides optical networking equipment, software, and services to communications service providers, Internet content providers, cable operators, and subsea network operators worldwide. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Infinera Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Infinera Corporation 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 the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Infinera Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Green Dot (GDOT) - FREE Research Report

Aldrich Kenneth C who is Director at Green Dot sold 6,856 shares at $25.01 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 217,916 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.05% with the 6,856-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.73, down $0.28, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Green Dot go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,685

The average volume for Green Dot has been 605,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Dot has a market cap of $940.6 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 0.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Green Dot Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a technology-centric, pro-consumer bank holding company that provides personal banking for the masses. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Green Dot a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Green Dot 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Green Dot Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Medidata Solutions (MDSO) - FREE Research Report

De Vries Glen Michael who is President at Medidata Solutions sold 20,000 shares at $59.35 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 972,666 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.01% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.64, up $1.29, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Medidata Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 200,332
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 200,332

The average volume for Medidata Solutions has been 473,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Medidata Solutions has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. provides cloud-based clinical development solutions for life sciences organizations in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 141.7. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Medidata Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Medidata Solutions as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Medidata Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Advanced Energy Industries (AEIS) - FREE Research Report

Grady Edward C who is Director at Advanced Energy Industries sold 8,000 shares at $27.62 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 39.02% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.66, down $0.96, or 3.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advanced Energy Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 64,596
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 73,226

The average volume for Advanced Energy Industries has been 485,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Advanced Energy Industries has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 18.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, and supports power conversion products that transform power into various usable forms. The company has a P/E ratio of 425.8. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Advanced Energy Industries a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Advanced Energy Industries 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, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Advanced Energy Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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