Insider Trading Alert - BG, CIEN And CAK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 12, 2015, 89 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $40.83 to $3,226,332.72.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Bunge (BG) - FREE Research Report

Lupo L Patrick, who is Director at Bunge, bought 3,000 shares at $79.65 on March 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,730 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.92% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.91, up $0.26, or 0.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bunge go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,118
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,118
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,118

The average volume for Bunge has been 967,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bunge has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 12.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Bunge Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in agriculture and food businesses worldwide. It operates through five segments: Agribusiness, Sugar and Bioenergy, Edible Oil Products, Milling Products, and Fertilizer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Bunge a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bunge as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Bunge Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Moylan James E Jr, who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena, sold 1,000 shares at $20.85 on March 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 405,673 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.25% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.60, down $0.25, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,017
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,998

The average volume for Ciena has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 7.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ciena Corporation provides equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of voice, video, and data traffic on communications networks worldwide. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Ciena a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ciena as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ciena Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Camac Energy (CAK) - FREE Research Report

Lawal Kase Lukman, who is Chairman & CEO at Camac Energy, bought 70,000 shares at $0.43 on March 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 9.0 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.78% with the 70,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $0.48, up $0.05, or 9.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Camac Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 171,822
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 59,819
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 171,822
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 59,819
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 506,822
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,819

The average volume for Camac Energy has been 371,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Camac Energy has a market cap of $517.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CAMAC Energy operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on energy resources in Africa.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Camac Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Camac Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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