Insider Trading Alert - NTCT, SPLK And CHK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 21, 2014, 140 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $401.00 to $744,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

NetScout Systems (NTCT) - FREE Research Report

Bua Jean A, who is See Remarks at NetScout Systems, sold 1,666 shares at $39.07 on May 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Remarks owned 15,246 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.85% with the 1,666-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.83, up $0.76, or 1.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NetScout Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,666
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,666
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,114

The average volume for NetScout Systems has been 249,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. NetScout Systems has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 34.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

NetScout Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, licenses, sells, and supports unified service delivery management, service assurance, and application and network performance management solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate NetScout Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NetScout Systems 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full NetScout Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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