Insider Trading Alert - PF, CTXS And CCOI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 4, 2014, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $287.50 to $28,284,584.53.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pinnacle Foods (PF) - FREE Research Report

Kroeger John F., who is Svp, Dgc, As at Pinnacle Foods, sold 350 shares at $30.04 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp, Dgc, As owned 50,837 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.68% with the 350-share transaction.

Steeneck Craig D., who is Evp, Cfo at Pinnacle Foods, sold 10,000 shares at $30.19 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp, Cfo owned 307,697 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.15% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.16, down $0.03, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pinnacle Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,510
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,826
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,981

The average volume for Pinnacle Foods has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pinnacle Foods has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 10.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Pinnacle Foods Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded convenience food products in North America. It operates through three segments: Birds Eye Frozen, Duncan Hines Grocery, and Specialty Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Pinnacle Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pinnacle Foods as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Pinnacle Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Citrix Systems (CTXS) - FREE Research Report

Demo Murray J, who is Director at Citrix Systems, sold 1,000 shares at $68.44 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 44,705 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.19% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.00, down $0.44, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Citrix Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,458
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,761
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,961

The average volume for Citrix Systems has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Citrix Systems has a market cap of $11.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 7.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Citrix Systems, Inc. provides virtualization, networking, and cloud infrastructure solutions worldwide. The company operates in two divisions, Enterprise and Service Provider, and SaaS division. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.5. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Citrix Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Citrix Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Citrix Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cogent Communications Holdings (CCOI) - FREE Research Report

Oneill Timothy G, who is VP Field Engineering at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 500 shares at $34.78 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Field Engineering owned 34,952 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.41% with the 500-share transaction.

Beury Robert N Jr, who is VP & Chief Legal Officer at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 1,000 shares at $34.67 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Legal Officer owned 38,640 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.52% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Kilmer Henry W, who is VP of IP Engineering at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 1,000 shares at $34.54 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of IP Engineering owned 30,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.17% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.05, up $0.51, or 1.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cogent Communications Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,750

The average volume for Cogent Communications Holdings has been 392,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cogent Communications Holdings has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 14.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides high-speed Internet access and Internet protocol communications service. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Cogent Communications Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cogent Communications Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cogent Communications Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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