Insider Trading Alert - SKUL, IVAC And CCL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 11, 2015, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,570.00 to $275,612,220.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Skullcandy (SKUL) - FREE Research Report

Darling S Hoby, who is President And Ceo at Skullcandy, bought 12,000 shares at $8.17 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the President And Ceo owned 106,387 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 12.71% with the 12,000-share transaction.

O'Neill Heidi, who is Director at Skullcandy, bought 5,000 shares at $8.28 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,434 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 18.92% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.41, up $0.13, or 1.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skullcandy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,300
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 42,850
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,850
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,850

The average volume for Skullcandy has been 375,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skullcandy has a market cap of $234.3 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 10.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Skullcandy Inc. designs, markets, and distributes audio and gaming headphones, earbuds, speakers, and other accessories under the Skullcandy, Astro Gaming, and 2XL brands in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Skullcandy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skullcandy as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Skullcandy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Intevac (IVAC) - FREE Research Report

Giles Marc T, who is Director at Intevac, bought 10,000 shares at $5.47 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.32, down $0.15, or 2.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Intevac go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 9,883
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,408
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,883
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,408
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,883
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,408

The average volume for Intevac has been 64,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Intevac has a market cap of $123.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 30.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Intevac, Inc. provides process manufacturing equipment solutions to the hard disk drive industry, and thin-film processing systems to the photovoltaic and adjacent thin-film deposition applications. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Intevac a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Intevac as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Intevac Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carnival (CCL) - FREE Research Report

Glasier Richard, who is Director at Carnival, sold 4,000 shares at $44.59 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.02% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.89, up $1.30, or 2.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carnival go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 52,495
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,495
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10.1 million

The average volume for Carnival has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Carnival has a market cap of $27.4 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 1.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Carnival Corporation operates as a cruise company worldwide. It provides vacations to various cruise destinations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Carnival a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carnival as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Carnival Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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