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Yesterday, April 7, 2015, 43 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $107.54 to $3,085,320.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Electronic Arts (EA) - FREE Research Report

Jorgensen Blake J, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Electronic Arts, sold 3,909 shares at $57.11 on April 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 60,615 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.06% with the 3,909-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.85, up $0.74, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Electronic Arts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,909
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 196,309
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 290,850

The average volume for Electronic Arts has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $17.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 21.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. The company operates through EA Games, EA SPORTS, Maxis, PopCap, and All Play segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Electronic Arts 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Electronic Arts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Red Hat (RHT) - FREE Research Report

Cook Mark, who is VP / Controller at Red Hat, sold 500 shares at $74.81 on April 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP / Controller owned 2,934 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.56% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.33, up $0.52, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Red Hat go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,426
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,270
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 73,436

The average volume for Red Hat has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Red Hat has a market cap of $13.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 9.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Red Hat, Inc. provides open source software solutions to enterprise customers worldwide. It develops and offers operating system, virtualization, middleware, storage, and cloud technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.1. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Red Hat a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Red Hat as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Red Hat Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fred's (FRED) - FREE Research Report

McCord Clarke, who is Vp at Fred's, sold 859 shares at $17.02 on April 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vp owned 366 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 70.12% with the 859-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.10, up $0.08, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fred's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 902
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,746
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 902
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,865
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 902
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,949

The average volume for Fred's has been 138,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fred's has a market cap of $629.4 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 2.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies in the Southeastern United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.41%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Fred's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fred's as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Fred's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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