Insider Trading Alert - PRAA, MLNX And ARUN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 25, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $95.53 to $95,971,341.22.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Portfolio Recovery Associates (PRAA) - FREE Research Report

Graves Christopher B who is EVP, Core Acquisitions at Portfolio Recovery Associates sold 7,271 shares at $58.00 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Core Acquisitions owned 46,095 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.62% with the 7,271-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.01, down $2.99, or 5.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Portfolio Recovery Associates go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 74,036

The average volume for Portfolio Recovery Associates has been 616,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Portfolio Recovery Associates has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 7.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc., a financial and business service company, engages in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Portfolio Recovery Associates a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Portfolio Recovery Associates as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Portfolio Recovery Associates Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) - FREE Research Report

Dorchak Glenda who is Director at Mellanox Technologies sold 1,128 shares at $38.00 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,539 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.67% with the 1,128-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.05, down $0.95, or 2.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mellanox Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,949
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,949
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,144

The average volume for Mellanox Technologies has been 623,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mellanox Technologies has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 8.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, produces and supplies semiconductor interconnect products for computing, storage, and communications applications in the high-performance computing, Web 2.0, storage, financial services, database, cloud, and embedded markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.7. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Mellanox Technologies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mellanox Technologies 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mellanox Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aruba Networks (ARUN) - FREE Research Report

Orr Dominic P who is President & C.E.O at Aruba Networks sold 68,400 shares at $22.12 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & C.E.O owned 58,800 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 53.77% with the 68,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.80, down $1.32, or 6.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aruba Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,096
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,096
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,971

The average volume for Aruba Networks has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aruba Networks has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 17.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aruba Networks, Inc. provides enterprise mobility solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 61.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Aruba Networks a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aruba Networks as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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 Aruba Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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