Insider Trading Alert - CRM, ATEC And TTGT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 17, 2014, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $68.97 to $30,520,350.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Salesforce.com (CRM) - FREE Research Report

Benioff Marc, who is Chairman of the Board & CEO at Salesforce.com, sold 25,000 shares at $55.54 on Dec. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board & CEO owned 38.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.06% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.00, up $1.46, or 2.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Salesforce.com go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 182,297
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 833,297
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million

The average volume for Salesforce.com has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $35.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 2.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Currently, there are 23 analysts who rate Salesforce.com a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Salesforce.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Salesforce.com Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alphatec Holdings (ATEC) - FREE Research Report

Asai Mitsuo, who is President, Alphatec Pacific at Alphatec Holdings, bought 10,000 shares at $1.30 on Dec. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Alphatec Pacific owned 197,852 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.32% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Alphatec Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 19,960
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 19,960
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 49,960

The average volume for Alphatec Holdings has been 177,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alphatec Holdings has a market cap of $128.6 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 34.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alphatec Holdings, Inc., a medical technology company, focuses on the design, development, manufacturing, and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Alphatec Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alphatec Holdings as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Alphatec Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TechTarget (TTGT) - FREE Research Report

Hawk Don, who is Executive Director at TechTarget, sold 14,800 shares at $9.95 on Dec. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Director owned 503,741 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.85% with the 14,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.16, up $0.21, or 2.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TechTarget go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 200
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,828
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 77,928

The average volume for TechTarget has been 166,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. TechTarget has a market cap of $321.2 million and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 42.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TechTarget, Inc. provides specialized online content and brand advertising that brings together buyers and sellers of corporate information technology (IT) products. The company has a P/E ratio of 139.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate TechTarget a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TechTarget as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full TechTarget Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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