Insider Trading Alert - TYL, PANW And GWRE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 16, 2014, 80 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.26 to $11,203,447.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tyler Technologies (TYL) - FREE Research Report

Marr John S Jr, who is President and CEO at Tyler Technologies, sold 7,000 shares at $90.11 on Sept. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 468,186 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.47% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.00, down $1.11, or 1.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tyler Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for Tyler Technologies has been 179,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tyler Technologies has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 12.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Tyler Technologies, Inc. provides integrated information management solutions and services for the public sector with a focus on local governments in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 64.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Tyler Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tyler Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income 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 Tyler Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Palo Alto Networks (PANW) - FREE Research Report

Bonvanie Rene, who is Chief Marketing Officer at Palo Alto Networks, sold 112,500 shares at $99.59 on Sept. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Marketing Officer owned 113,618 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.75% with the 112,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $99.27, down $0.32, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Palo Alto Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93,209
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 192,287

The average volume for Palo Alto Networks has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Palo Alto Networks has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 71.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. offers a network security platform in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. The company's platform comprises Next-Generation Firewall that delivers application, user, and content visibility and control. The company has a P/E ratio of 243.7. Currently, there are 18 analysts who rate Palo Alto Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Palo Alto Networks as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Palo Alto Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Conway Craig, who is Director at Guidewire Software, sold 24,000 shares at $44.87 on Sept. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 83,472 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.33% with the 24,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.74, down $0.13, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 39,584
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 123,584
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 255,576

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 542,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 10.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides system software to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Guidewire Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guidewire Software as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Guidewire Software Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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