Insider Trading Alert - EQIX, BLMT And AWRE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 29, 2014, 64 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $51.96 to $13,854,387.86.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Equinix (EQIX) - FREE Research Report

Spo Advisory Corp, who is 10% Owner at Equinix, bought 74,900 shares at $178.56 on April 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 5.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.38% with the 74,900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $179.85, up $1.29, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Equinix go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Equinix has been 897,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Equinix has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 1.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Equinix, Inc. provides data center services to protect and connect the information assets for the enterprises, financial services companies, and content and network providers primarily in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 96.9. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Equinix a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Equinix as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Equinix Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BSB Bancorp (BLMT) - FREE Research Report

Mahoney Robert M, who is President and CEO at BSB Bancorp, bought 5,780 shares at $17.24 on April 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 217,424 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.73% with the 5,780-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.35, up $0.11, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BSB Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 14,095
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,959

The average volume for BSB Bancorp has been 9,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. BSB Bancorp has a market cap of $155.0 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 13.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

BSB Bancorp, Inc. (Maryland) operates as the holding company for Belmont Savings Bank that provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.4.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BSB Bancorp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full BSB Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aware (AWRE) - FREE Research Report

Ronin Capital, LLC, who is 10% Owner at Aware, bought 16,583 shares at $5.48 on April 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 3.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.52% with the 16,583-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.60, up $0.12, or 2.08% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Aware has been 55,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aware has a market cap of $124.5 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 8.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Aware, Inc. develops and sells software and services to the biometrics industry. Its products are used in government and commercial biometrics systems, which are capable of determining or verifying an individual's identity. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Aware a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aware as a hold. 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Aware Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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