Insider Trading Alert - ROVI, EAT And CCOI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 4, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $58.00 to $13,354,526.14.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Rovi (ROVI) - FREE Research Report

Halt Peter, who is Cfo at Rovi, sold 2,382 shares at $22.83 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 149,550 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.57% with the 2,382-share transaction.

Sergeeff Pamela A., who is Evp, General Counsel at Rovi, sold 1,431 shares at $22.83 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp, General Counsel owned 93,483 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.51% with the 1,431-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.38, down $0.45, or 2.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rovi go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,841
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 76,882
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 76,882

The average volume for Rovi has been 510,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rovi has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 14.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Rovi Corporation provides integrated solutions for the discovery and personalization of digital entertainment to service providers and consumer electronics (CE) industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 153.5. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Rovi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rovi as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Rovi Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Brinker International (EAT) - FREE Research Report

Edelman Harriet, who is Director at Brinker International, sold 7,514 shares at $49.01 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 23,408 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.3% with the 7,514-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.73, up $0.72, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brinker International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,993
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,993
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,993

The average volume for Brinker International has been 982,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brinker International has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 7.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates, and franchises casual dining restaurants under the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy brands worldwide. As of June 25, 2014, the company-owned and franchised 1,615 restaurants. Brinker International, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Brinker International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brinker International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Brinker International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cogent Communications Holdings (CCOI) - FREE Research Report

Kummer Raymond B, who is CTO; VP Optical Transport at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 1,000 shares at $34.70 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the CTO; VP Optical Transport owned 53,940 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.82% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Kilmer Henry W, who is VP of IP Engineering at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 1,000 shares at $34.89 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of IP Engineering owned 28,250 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.42% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.10, down $0.79, or 2.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cogent Communications Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,750
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,000

The average volume for Cogent Communications Holdings has been 394,100 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 15.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 3.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.3. 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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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