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Yesterday, June 9, 2014, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $201.24 to $22,465,418.44.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) - FREE Research Report

Schwartz Steven, who is EVP, Chief Legal & CAO. at Cognizant Technology Solutions, sold 6,647 shares at $49.79 on June 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Legal & CAO. owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 6,647-share transaction.

McLoughlin Karen, who is Chief Financial Officer at Cognizant Technology Solutions, sold 803 shares at $49.25 on June 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 30,163 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.59% with the 803-share transaction.

Frank Malcolm, who is Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing at Cognizant Technology Solutions, sold 8,676 shares at $49.82 on June 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing owned 1,553 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 84.82% with the 8,676-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.14, down $1.68, or 3.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cognizant Technology Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,491
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,137
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,708

The average volume for Cognizant Technology Solutions has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a market cap of $30.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 1.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Cognizant Technology Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cognizant Technology Solutions 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cognizant Technology Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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j2 Global (JCOM) - FREE Research Report

Kretzmer W Brian, who is Director at j2 Global, sold 10,620 shares at $47.94 on June 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,839 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.25% with the 10,620-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.30, up $0.36, or 0.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for j2 Global go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,620
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,620
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 119,894

The average volume for j2 Global has been 355,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. J2 Global has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 2.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services to businesses and individuals worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate j2 Global a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates j2 Global as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, robust revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full j2 Global Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Children's Place Retail Stores (PLCE) - FREE Research Report

Elfers Jane T, who is President and CEO at Children's Place Retail Stores, sold 123,212 shares at $47.39 on June 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 220,872 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.81% with the 123,212-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.14, up $0.75, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Children's Place Retail Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,270
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 112,215
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 163,427

The average volume for Children's Place Retail Stores has been 440,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Children's Place Retail Stores has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 14.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. It sells apparel, accessories, and footwear for children; and designs, contracts, manufactures, and sells merchandise under the The Children's Place, Place, and Baby Place brands. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Children's Place Retail Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Children's Place Retail Stores as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Children's Place Retail Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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