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Yesterday, March 17, 2015, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $428.00 to $8,749,928.65.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report

Dawkins Alwyn, who is SVP, Events at Gartner, sold 1,000 shares at $80.00 on March 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Events owned 25,886 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.72% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.19, up $1.19, or 1.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,469
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,469
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,361

The average volume for Gartner has been 458,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 3.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on the information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gartner as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Gartner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IntercontinentalExchange Group (ICE) - FREE Research Report

Sprieser Judith A, who is Director at IntercontinentalExchange Group, sold 430 shares at $230.15 on March 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,445 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.82% with the 430-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $210.28, down $19.87, or 9.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IntercontinentalExchange Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,105
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,271
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,493

The average volume for IntercontinentalExchange Group has been 967,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. IntercontinentalExchange Group has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. operates a network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Israel, Canada, and Singapore.

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ON Semiconductor (ONNN) - FREE Research Report

Hall William, who is EVP & GM, Std Prod Grp at ON Semiconductor, sold 42,492 shares at $12.75 on March 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & GM, Std Prod Grp owned 384,546 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.95% with the 42,492-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.57, down $0.18, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ON Semiconductor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,489
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 146,764
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 215,938

The average volume for ON Semiconductor has been 6.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ON Semiconductor has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 24.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ON Semiconductor Corporation manufactures and sells semiconductor components for various electronic devices worldwide. It operates in four segments: Application Products Group, Image Sensor Group, Standard Products Group, and System Solutions Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.9. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate ON Semiconductor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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