Insider Trading Alert - JOY, GLAD And TECD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 10, 2014, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $203,469,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Joy Global (JOY) - FREE Research Report

Kulasa Matthew S, who is VP, Controller and CAO at Joy Global, sold 794 shares at $50.38 on Dec. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller and CAO owned 6,004 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.68% with the 794-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.31, down $0.07, or 0.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Joy Global go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 268
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 268
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,768

The average volume for Joy Global has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Joy Global has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 14.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Joy Global Inc. manufactures and services mining equipment for the extraction of coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, gold, and other minerals. It operates in two segments, Underground Mining Machinery and Surface Mining Equipment. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Joy Global a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Joy Global as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Joy Global Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gladstone Capital (GLAD) - FREE Research Report

Marcotte Robert L, who is President at Gladstone Capital, bought 1,300 shares at $8.66 on Dec. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 95,566 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.38% with the 1,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.60, down $0.06, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gladstone Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 125
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,673
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 125
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,673
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 39,926
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,673

The average volume for Gladstone Capital has been 134,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gladstone Capital has a market cap of $183.1 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Gladstone Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in investments in debt and equity securities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Gladstone Capital a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gladstone Capital as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Gladstone Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tech Data (TECD) - FREE Research Report

Morgan Thomas I, who is Director at Tech Data, sold 8,000 shares at $62.69 on Dec. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,455 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.29% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.49, up $0.80, or 1.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tech Data go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,145
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,145
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,145

The average volume for Tech Data has been 284,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tech Data has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 20.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tech Data Corporation is engaged in the wholesale distribution of technology products. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Tech Data a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tech Data as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Tech Data Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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