Insider Trading Alert - UBNT, HAL And GRPN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 16, 2014, 80 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $35.35 to $75,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT) - FREE Research Report

Sanford John who is Chief Technology Officer at Ubiquiti Networks sold 10,000 shares at $36.70 on April 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Technology Officer owned 300,545 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.22% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.66, up $4.96, or 11.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ubiquiti Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,000

The average volume for Ubiquiti Networks has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ubiquiti Networks has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 11.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ubiquiti Networks, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers a portfolio of networking products and solutions for service providers and enterprises. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.4. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Ubiquiti Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ubiquiti Networks as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Ubiquiti Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Halliburton Company (HAL) - FREE Research Report

Pope Lawrence J who is EVP Administration & CHRO at Halliburton Company sold 3,000 shares at $59.38 on April 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Administration & CHRO owned 161,937 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.82% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.46, up $1.08, or 1.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Halliburton Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 82,853
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 173,821
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 261,229

The average volume for Halliburton Company has been 8.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Halliburton Company has a market cap of $50.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 19.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas to oil and gas companies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently there are 20 analysts that rate Halliburton Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Halliburton Company 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Halliburton Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Groupon (GRPN) - FREE Research Report

Lefkofsky Eric P who is Chief Executive Officer at Groupon sold 454,166 shares at $6.96 on April 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 106.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.42% with the 454,166-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.35, up $0.39, or 5.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Groupon go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 161,162
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 671,241

The average volume for Groupon has been 21.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Groupon has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 39.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Groupon, Inc. operates online local commerce marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount worldwide. It also offers deals on products for which it acts as the merchant of record. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Groupon a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Groupon as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Groupon Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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