Insider Trading Alert - SM, HOLX And EA Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $96.61 to $8,962,610.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SM Energy (SM) - FREE Research Report

Vogel Herbert S, who is EVP - Operations at SM Energy, bought 1,000 shares at $50.55 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Operations owned 6,542 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 18.04% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.82, up $3.27, or 6.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SM Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,020
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,020
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,953

The average volume for SM Energy has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SM Energy has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 34.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

SM Energy Company, an independent energy company, is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate SM Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SM Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full SM Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hologic (HOLX) - FREE Research Report

Compton Eric B., who is Coo at Hologic, bought 795 shares at $26.39 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Coo owned 795 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 795-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.62, up $0.23, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hologic go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,900
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,037
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,037
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,037

The average volume for Hologic has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hologic has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 18.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women. The company has a P/E ratio of 439.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Hologic a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hologic as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. 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 Hologic Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Electronic Arts (EA) - FREE Research Report

Linzner Joel, who is EVP Legal & Business Affairs at Electronic Arts, sold 2,500 shares at $44.00 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Legal & Business Affairs owned 179,650 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.37% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.45, down $0.55, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Electronic Arts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 88,107
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 95,107
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 192,012

The average volume for Electronic Arts has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $13.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 89.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. The company operates through EA Games, EA SPORTS, Maxis, PopCap, and All Play segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.5. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Electronic Arts 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, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Electronic Arts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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