Insider Trading Alert - HPQ, CWST And HLIT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 11, 2014, 103 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $337.00 to $15,638,127.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) - FREE Research Report

Schultz John F, who is Evp, Gc & Sec at Hewlett-Packard, sold 13,412 shares at $37.50 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp, Gc & Sec owned 31,240 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.04% with the 13,412-share transaction.

Weisler Dion J, who is Evp, Ppsg at Hewlett-Packard, sold 13,951 shares at $38.00 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp, Ppsg owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 13,951-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.47, up $0.47, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hewlett-Packard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 129,745
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 352,553
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 373,117

The average volume for Hewlett-Packard has been 12.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hewlett-Packard has a market cap of $71.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 33.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hewlett-Packard Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Hewlett-Packard a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hewlett-Packard as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Hewlett-Packard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Casella Waste Systems (CWST) - FREE Research Report

Johnson Edwin D, who is President & COO at Casella Waste Systems, bought 1,000 shares at $3.75 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & COO owned 201,977 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.5% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.73, down $0.02, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Casella Waste Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 14,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,257
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,257
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 21,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,361

The average volume for Casella Waste Systems has been 172,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Casella Waste Systems has a market cap of $154.6 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 35.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a regional, vertically-integrated solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company in the northeastern United States. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Casella Waste Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Casella Waste Systems as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Casella Waste Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Harmonic (HLIT) - FREE Research Report

Covert Harold L, who is Director at Harmonic, sold 35,000 shares at $7.00 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 57,768 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.73% with the 35,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.01, up $0.01, or 0.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Harmonic go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,750
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,750
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,750

The average volume for Harmonic has been 628,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Harmonic has a market cap of $647.2 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 0.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Harmonic Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells video infrastructure products and system solutions worldwide. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Harmonic a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Harmonic as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Harmonic Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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