Insider Trading Alert - NNN, CIEN And RSG Traded By Insiders

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Friday, June 20, 2014, 55 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,155.00 to $9,267,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

National Retail Properties (NNN) - FREE Research Report

Whitehurst Julian E, who is President and COO at National Retail Properties, sold 10,000 shares at $36.43 on June 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 320,614 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.02% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Horn Stephen A JR, who is Executive Vice President at National Retail Properties, sold 4,000 shares at $36.71 on June 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 89,035 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.3% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.48, up $0.77, or 2.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Retail Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 74,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 77,036

The average volume for National Retail Properties has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. National Retail Properties has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 23.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

National Retail Properties, Inc. is a publicly owned equity real estate investment trust. The firm acquires, owns, manages, and develops retail properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.35%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.9. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate National Retail Properties a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates National Retail Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full National Retail Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Moylan James E Jr, who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena, sold 1,000 shares at $22.48 on June 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 375,261 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.27% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Dodd James Richard JR, who is SVP, Global Marketing at Ciena, sold 1,500 shares at $22.33 on June 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Marketing owned 119,741 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.24% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.98, down $0.35, or 1.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,738
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,475
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 154,469

The average volume for Ciena has been 4.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 6.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ciena Corporation provides communications networking equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, and management of voice, video, and data traffic worldwide. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Ciena a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ciena 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 we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full Ciena Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 250,000 shares at $37.07 on June 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 91.0 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.28% with the 250,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.47, up $0.40, or 1.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 927,375
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 927,375
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 927,375

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 13.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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