Insider Trading Alert - CCOI, ARE And GPK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 10, 2014, 109 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.96 to $374,999,999.94.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cogent Communications Group (CCOI) - FREE Research Report

Kilmer Henry W who is VP of IP Engineering at Cogent Communications Group sold 1,000 shares at $37.40 on March 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of IP Engineering owned 36,750 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.65% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.72, down $0.68, or 1.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cogent Communications Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,000

The average volume for Cogent Communications Group has been 446,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cogent Communications Group has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 7.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cogent Communications Group, Inc. provides high-speed Internet access, Internet protocol, and communications services primarily to small and medium-sized businesses, communications service providers, and other bandwidth-intensive organizations in North America, Europe, and Japan. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.7. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Cogent Communications Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cogent Communications Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, compelling growth 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 Cogent Communications Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Banks Jennifer who is EVP - General Counsel at Alexandria Real Estate Equities sold 1,000 shares at $73.22 on March 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - General Counsel owned 19,850 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.8% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.99, down $1.23, or 1.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,000

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 490,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.1. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Frank Deborah R. who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Graphic Packaging sold 94,252 shares at $10.51 on March 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 75,595 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 55.49% with the 94,252-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.42, down $0.09, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 535,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 535,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 725,000

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 9.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. 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 Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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