Insider Trading Alert - EAT, SYMC And JCOM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2014, 173 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $21,893,760.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Brinker International (EAT) - FREE Research Report

Doyle David Roy, who is SVP Chief Information Officer at Brinker International, sold 10,000 shares at $55.17 on Nov. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP Chief Information Officer owned 35,626 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.92% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.15, down $0.02, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brinker International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,979
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 43,493
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,486

The average volume for Brinker International has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brinker International has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 18.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 September 24, 2014, it owned, operated, or franchised 1,622 restaurants. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Brinker International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 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, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Brinker International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Symantec (SYMC) - FREE Research Report

Laybourne Geraldine B, who is Director at Symantec, bought 2,000 shares at $25.10 on Nov. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 93,739 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.18% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.63, up $0.53, or 2.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Symantec go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,572
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,572

The average volume for Symantec has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Symantec has a market cap of $17.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 6.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Symantec Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides security, backup, and availability solutions worldwide. Its products and services protect people and information in any environment from mobile devices and enterprise data centers to cloud-based systems. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Symantec a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Symantec as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Symantec Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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j2 Global (JCOM) - FREE Research Report

Zucker Nehemia, who is Chief Executive Officer at j2 Global, sold 16,544 shares at $55.78 on Nov. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 144,306 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.29% with the 16,544-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.45, down $0.33, or 0.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for j2 Global go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,677

The average volume for j2 Global has been 262,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. J2 Global has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services to businesses and individuals worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate j2 Global a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates j2 Global as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full j2 Global Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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