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Friday, April 24, 2015, 53 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $93.52 to $16,621,325.00.

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 $29.88 on April 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.24, up $0.36, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,000

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 51,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $350.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 50% 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 50.0. 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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Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Moylan James E Jr, who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena, sold 1,000 shares at $21.72 on April 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 398,921 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.25% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.17, up $0.45, or 2.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,593
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,860
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 108,091

The average volume for Ciena has been 2.9 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 14.22% 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, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Ciena Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EVINE Live (EVLV) - FREE Research Report

Ge Capital Equity Investments Inc, who is Shareholder at EVINE Live, sold 16,374 shares at $6.33 on April 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 3.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.45% with the 16,374-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.23, down $0.10, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EVINE Live go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 75,138
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 75,138
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 662,319

The average volume for EVINE Live has been 219,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. EVINE Live has a market cap of $359.2 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 5.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

EVINE Live Inc. operates as a digital commerce company in the United States. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate EVINE Live a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EVINE Live as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full EVINE Live Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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