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Friday, April 10, 2015, 41 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $138.68 to $5,000,009.87.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 1,500 shares at $29.76 on April 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.90, up $0.14, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,000

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 39,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $349.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 49.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, formulation, and distribution of specialty chemicals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Singapore. It operates in two segments, Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates KMG Chemicals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KMG Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full KMG Chemicals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CoreSite Realty (COR) - FREE Research Report

Tobin Dominic M., who is SVP, Operations at CoreSite Realty, sold 514 shares at $49.70 on April 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Operations owned 36,874 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.37% with the 514-share transaction.

McCandless Derek, who is General Counsel and SVP, Legal at CoreSite Realty, sold 656 shares at $49.76 on April 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel and SVP, Legal owned 72,392 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.9% with the 656-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.68, up $0.92, or 1.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CoreSite Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,769
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,713
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,713

The average volume for CoreSite Realty has been 156,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. CoreSite Realty has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 29.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CoreSite Realty Corporation engages in the ownership, acquisition, construction, and management of data centers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 76.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate CoreSite Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CoreSite Realty as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full CoreSite Realty 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 $19.43 on April 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 399,921 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.25% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.98, up $0.55, or 2.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,693
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 43,460
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,691

The average volume for Ciena has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 2.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 12 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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