Insider Trading Alert - GLW, IMPV And HIW Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 5, 2014, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $201.96 to $442,750,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Corning (GLW) - FREE Research Report

Steverson Lewis A, who is Senior Vice President at Corning, sold 30,102 shares at $20.00 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 103,806 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.48% with the 30,102-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.93, down $0.07, or 0.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Corning go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,027
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,027
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,027

The average volume for Corning has been 7.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Corning has a market cap of $25.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 12.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Corning a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Corning 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Corning Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Imperva (IMPV) - FREE Research Report

Kraynak Mark E., who is Senior VP, Worldwide Marketing at Imperva, sold 1,000 shares at $25.75 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Worldwide Marketing owned 16,851 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.6% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.62, up $1.87, or 6.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Imperva go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 644
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,932
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,932

The average volume for Imperva has been 512,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Imperva has a market cap of $707.5 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 43.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Imperva, Inc. develops, markets, sells, services, and supports data center security solutions that protect high value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. The company operates in two segments, Imperva and Incapsula. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Imperva a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Imperva as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Imperva Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Highwoods Properties (HIW) - FREE Research Report

Miller Jeffrey Douglas, who is V.P./General Counsel & Sec. at Highwoods Properties, sold 4,000 shares at $42.25 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the V.P./General Counsel & Sec. owned 63,525 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.92% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.54, down $0.71, or 1.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Highwoods Properties go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 800

The average volume for Highwoods Properties has been 688,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Highwoods Properties has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 16.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The trust engages in leasing, management, development, construction, and other customer-related services for its properties and for third parties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Highwoods Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Highwoods Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Highwoods Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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