Insider Trading Alert - SPLK, BKU And DYN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 8, 2014, 131 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $460.00 to $19,915,560.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Neustaetter Thomas M, who is Director at Splunk, sold 1,500 shares at $47.24 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,103 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.96% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.13, down $1.11, or 2.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 36,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 171,724
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 292,859

The average volume for Splunk has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 32.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Splunk a buy, no analysts rate 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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BankUnited (BKU) - FREE Research Report

Towbin A Robert, who is Director at BankUnited, bought 200 shares at $31.82 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,200 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.04, up $0.22, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BankUnited go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,101
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,101
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,101

The average volume for BankUnited has been 824,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. BankUnited has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 3.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, National Association that provides a range of banking products services to commercial and middle-market businesses, and individual customers in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate BankUnited a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BankUnited as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full BankUnited Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dynegy (DYN) - FREE Research Report

Franklin Resources Inc, who is 10% Owner at Dynegy, sold 435,000 shares at $30.90 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 23.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.82% with the 435,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.04, down $11.86, or 62.29% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Dynegy has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dynegy has a market cap of $72.5 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dynegy Inc. and its subsidiaries produce and sell electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Coal and Gas.

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