Insider Trading Alert - SANM, PANW And DWRE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 26, 2014, 172 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $41.00 to $204,930,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sanmina (SANM) - FREE Research Report

Shortridge Wayne who is Director at Sanmina sold 6,000 shares at $17.09 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,946 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.96% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.11, up $0.02, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sanmina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,666
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,666
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,666

The average volume for Sanmina has been 889,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanmina has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 2.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sanmina Corporation provides integrated electronics manufacturing services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Sanmina a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sanmina as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Sanmina Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Palo Alto Networks (PANW) - FREE Research Report

Chandna Asheem who is Director at Palo Alto Networks sold 26,250 shares at $77.68 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 273,651 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.75% with the 26,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.25, down $3.43, or 4.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Palo Alto Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 130,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 284,314
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 349,475

The average volume for Palo Alto Networks has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Palo Alto Networks has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 32.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. offers a network security platform in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. The company's platform comprises Next-Generation Firewall that delivers application, user, and content visibility and control. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Palo Alto Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Palo Alto Networks 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 also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Palo Alto Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Demandware (DWRE) - FREE Research Report

Ebling Thomas D who is President and CEO at Demandware sold 50,000 shares at $73.48 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 398,144 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.16% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.41, up $0.93, or 1.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Demandware go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 618,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 618,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 696,760

The average volume for Demandware has been 364,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Demandware has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 15.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Demandware, Inc. provides cloud-based digital commerce solutions in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, and internationally. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Demandware a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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