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Yesterday, Jan. 27, 2015, 28 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $1,557,875.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Guidance Software (GUID) - FREE Research Report

Plaga Barry J, who is Interim Ceo & Cfo at Guidance Software, sold 10,503 shares at $6.65 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Interim Ceo & Cfo owned 183,053 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.43% with the 10,503-share transaction.

Harrington Mark, who is See Remarks at Guidance Software, sold 5,454 shares at $6.65 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the See Remarks owned 70,363 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.19% with the 5,454-share transaction.

Berger Amanda, who is V.P., Professional Services at Guidance Software, sold 4,672 shares at $6.65 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the V.P., Professional Services owned 63,403 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.86% with the 4,672-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.73, up $0.08, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidance Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,300

The average volume for Guidance Software has been 95,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidance Software has a market cap of $195.7 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 8.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Guidance Software, Inc. provides digital investigative solutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Guidance Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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Brocade Communications Systems (BRCD) - FREE Research Report

Fairfax Daniel W, who is SVP and CFO at Brocade Communications Systems, sold 25,000 shares at $11.53 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP and CFO owned 265,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.6% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.48, down $0.05, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brocade Communications Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 110,510
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 116,956

The average volume for Brocade Communications Systems has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brocade Communications Systems has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 3.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides storage area networking (SAN) and Internet protocol networking solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide. It operates through SAN Products, IP Networking Products, and Global Services segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Brocade Communications Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brocade Communications Systems 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Brocade Communications Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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GreenHunter Resources (GRH) - FREE Research Report

Trosclair Kirk, who is Exec VP and COO at GreenHunter Resources, bought 166,666 shares at $0.60 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Exec VP and COO owned 275,051 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 153.77% with the 166,666-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $0.83, up $0.23, or 27.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GreenHunter Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 45,000

The average volume for GreenHunter Resources has been 245,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. GreenHunter Resources has a market cap of $25.7 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 9.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

GreenHunter Resources, Inc., an environmental services company, provides water management solutions in the United States. It offers Total Water Management Solutions to the oilfield, including unconventional oil and natural gas shale resource plays. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate GreenHunter Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GreenHunter Resources as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full GreenHunter Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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