Insider Trading Alert - ALGN, JNPR And WWAV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 3, 2014, 139 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,308.00 to $197,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Align Technology (ALGN) - FREE Research Report

Erfurth Jennifer who is VP, Global Human Resources at Align Technology sold 936 shares at $53.14 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Global Human Resources owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 936-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.84, up $1.70, or 3.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Align Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 54,625
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,625
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4.7 million

The average volume for Align Technology has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Align Technology has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 8.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Align Technology, Inc. operates as a medical device company primarily in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 67.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Align Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Align Technology 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income 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 Align Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Juniper Networks (JNPR) - FREE Research Report

Kriens Scott who is Director at Juniper Networks sold 1.5 million shares at $26.62 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 500,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 75% with the 1.5 million-share transaction.

Stensrud William who is Director at Juniper Networks sold 10,000 shares at $27.00 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 291,867 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.31% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.50, down $0.50, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Juniper Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,187
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,950
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 127,950

The average volume for Juniper Networks has been 10.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Juniper Networks has a market cap of $13.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 17.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure for networking requirements of service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.1. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Juniper Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Juniper Networks 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Juniper Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Whitewave Foods Company (WWAV) - FREE Research Report

Goolsby Michelle P who is Director at Whitewave Foods Company bought 10,000 shares at $28.83 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,499 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 64.52% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.96, up $1.13, or 3.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Whitewave Foods Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,697
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,697
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,697

The average volume for Whitewave Foods Company has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Whitewave Foods Company has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 25.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The WhiteWave Foods Company, a consumer packaged food and beverage company, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, and dairy products in North America and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Whitewave Foods Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Whitewave Foods Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Whitewave Foods Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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