Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Yesterday, Aug. 21, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $747.00 to $81,857,601.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: F5 Networks (FFIV) - FREE Research Report Higginson Alan, who is Director at F5 Networks, sold 1,156 shares at $121.45 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 26,310 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.21% with the 1,156-share transaction. Triebes Karl D, who is EVP, Product Development & CTO at F5 Networks, sold 4,047 shares at $120.00 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Product Development & CTO owned 6,272 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 39.22% with the 4,047-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $121.65, up $1.65, or 1.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for F5 Networks go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 17,127
12-Week # shares sold: 18,127
24-Week # shares sold: 39,847
The average volume for F5 Networks has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. F5 Networks has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 34.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. F5 Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.3. Currently, there are 16 analysts who rate F5 Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on FFIV - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates F5 Networks 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, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full F5 Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.