Insider Trading Alert - SPLK, PCLN And DAR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 19, 2014, 107 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $699.00 to $189,034,125.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Smith Graham who is Director at Splunk sold 5,000 shares at $84.75 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 104,565 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.56% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $87.77, up $3.02, or 3.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 61,376
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 172,229
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 212,511

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 31.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Splunk 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 Splunk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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priceline.com Incorporated (PCLN) - FREE Research Report

Millones Peter J who is Executive VP, General Counsel at priceline.com Incorporated sold 3,181 shares at $1,289.94 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, General Counsel owned 15,739 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.81% with the 3,181-share transaction.

Finnegan Daniel J who is Chief Financial Officer at priceline.com Incorporated sold 3,181 shares at $1,289.99 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 26,700 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.65% with the 3,181-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1,290.73, up $0.74, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for priceline.com Incorporated go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,062
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,062
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,062

The average volume for priceline.com Incorporated has been 754,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Priceline.com Incorporated has a market cap of $68.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 12.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

priceline.com Incorporated operates as an online travel company. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.1. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate priceline.com Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates priceline.com Incorporated 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 the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full priceline.com Incorporated Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Darling International (DAR) - FREE Research Report

Griffin Martin W. who is EVP - Chief Operations Officer at Darling International sold 84,440 shares at $20.03 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Chief Operations Officer owned 609,050 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.18% with the 84,440-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.48, down $0.55, or 2.8% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Darling International has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Darling International has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 4.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Darling International Inc. provides rendering, used cooking oil, and bakery residual recycling and recovery solutions to the food industry. The company operates in two segments, Rendering and Bakery. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Darling International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Darling International 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 and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Darling International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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