Insider Trading Alert - HOLX, ROSE And CLF Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 9, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $46.83 to $226,304,343.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hologic (HOLX) - FREE Research Report

Ullian Elaine, who is Director at Hologic, bought 7,900 shares at $25.36 on Sept. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,900 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 7,900-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Hologic go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 38,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,037
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 38,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,037
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 38,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,089

The average volume for Hologic has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hologic has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 13.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Hologic a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hologic as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Hologic Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rosetta Resources (ROSE) - FREE Research Report

Craddock James E, who is Chairman, CEO & President at Rosetta Resources, sold 3,000 shares at $45.83 on Sept. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO & President owned 114,705 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.55% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.30, up $0.47, or 1.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rosetta Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Rosetta Resources has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Rosetta Resources has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 3.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Rosetta Resources Inc., an independent exploration and production company, is engaged in the acquisition and development of onshore energy resources in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Rosetta Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rosetta Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Rosetta Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) - FREE Research Report

Stoliar Gabriel, who is Director at Cliffs Natural Resources, bought 7,246 shares at $13.76 on Sept. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,246 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 7,246-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.85, up $0.09, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cliffs Natural Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Cliffs Natural Resources has been 5.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cliffs Natural Resources has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 47.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a mining and natural resources company, produces iron ore and metallurgical coal. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Cliffs Natural Resources a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cliffs Natural Resources as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Cliffs Natural Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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