Insider Trading Alert - SYNA, CAK And CLMS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 2, 2015, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $546.52 to $405,224,735.98.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Synaptics (SYNA) - FREE Research Report

Barber Kevin D, who is SVP & GM, Handheld Products at Synaptics, sold 6,010 shares at $85.00 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP & GM, Handheld Products owned 4,669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 56.28% with the 6,010-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.78, down $4.22, or 5.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Synaptics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,586
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,771
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,771

The average volume for Synaptics has been 860,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Synaptics has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 18.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Synaptics Incorporated develops, markets, and sells custom-designed human interface solutions for electronic devices and products primarily in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, Japan, and other countries. The company has a P/E ratio of 86.8. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Synaptics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Synaptics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Synaptics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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