Insider Trading Alert - GWRE, GPC And CCL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 22, 2014, 50 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $560.80 to $4,960,984.15.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Blasing Karen, who is Chief Financial Officer at Guidewire Software, sold 1,914 shares at $44.96 on Sept. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 2,042 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.38% with the 1,914-share transaction.

Hung Priscilla, who is Chief Administrative Officer at Guidewire Software, sold 4,336 shares at $44.97 on Sept. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Administrative Officer owned 1,304 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 76.88% with the 4,336-share transaction.

King James Winston, who is General Counsel and Secretary at Guidewire Software, sold 992 shares at $44.91 on Sept. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the General Counsel and Secretary owned 341 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 74.42% with the 992-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.41, down $1.50, or 3.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 63,584
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 147,584
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 249,576

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 544,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 10.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 208.9. 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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Genuine Parts (GPC) - FREE Research Report

Loudermilk Robert C Jr, who is Director at Genuine Parts, bought 4,300 shares at $86.92 on Sept. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,911 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 76.64% with the 4,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.49, up $1.57, or 1.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genuine Parts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000

The average volume for Genuine Parts has been 530,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genuine Parts has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 6.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Genuine Parts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Genuine Parts 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, increase in stock price during the past year and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Genuine Parts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carnival (CCL) - FREE Research Report

Ma 1994 B Shares Lp, who is See remarks at Carnival, sold 123,337 shares at $40.22 on Sept. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the See remarks owned 95.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.13% with the 123,337-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.14, up $1.92, or 4.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carnival go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 258,318
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 258,318
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.1 million

The average volume for Carnival has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Carnival has a market cap of $24.1 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 0.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Carnival Corporation operates as a cruise company worldwide. It operates in two segments, North America; and Europe, Australia, & Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Carnival a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carnival as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Carnival Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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