Insider Trading Alert - GOOG, PANW And DK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 15, 2014, 62 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $15.81 to $34,205,434.59.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Google Inc Class C (GOOG) - FREE Research Report

Pichette Patrick who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Google Inc Class C sold 290 shares at $540.83 on April 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 331 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.7% with the 290-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $543.10, up $2.27, or 0.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Google Inc Class C go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,192
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,779
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,374

The average volume for Google Inc Class C has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Google Inc Class C has a market cap of $179.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Google Inc Class C a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Google Inc Class C 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, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. 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 Google Inc Class C Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Palo Alto Networks (PANW) - FREE Research Report

Zuk Nir who is Cto at Palo Alto Networks sold 1,805 shares at $62.30 on April 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cto owned 2.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.06% with the 1,805-share transaction.

Bonvanie Rene who is Chief Marketing Officer at Palo Alto Networks sold 241 shares at $62.30 on April 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Marketing Officer owned 226,671 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.11% with the 241-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.63, up $6.33, or 9.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Palo Alto Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 192,685
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 384,314

The average volume for Palo Alto Networks has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Palo Alto Networks has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 18.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 12 analysts that rate Palo Alto Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity 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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Delek US Holdings (DK) - FREE Research Report

Daily Harry Parker who is Executive Vice President at Delek US Holdings sold 6,200 shares at $29.25 on April 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 63,622 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.88% with the 6,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.60, up $1.35, or 4.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delek US Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.0 million

The average volume for Delek US Holdings has been 838,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Delek US Holdings has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 11.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Delek US Holdings, Inc. operates as an integrated downstream energy company that operates in petroleum refining, logistics, and convenience store retailing businesses. The company operates in three segments: Refining, Logistics, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Delek US Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delek US Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Delek US Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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