Insider Trading Alert - GVA, EA And FFIV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 12, 2015, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $4,322,819.24.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Granite Construction (GVA) - FREE Research Report

Donnino Michael Francis, who is Senior Vice President at Granite Construction, sold 5,000 shares at $38.22 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 72,598 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.44% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.72, down $0.50, or 1.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Granite Construction go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,110
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,947
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,930

The average volume for Granite Construction has been 243,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Granite Construction has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 0.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Granite Construction Incorporated operates as a heavy civil contractor and a construction materials producer in the United States. The company operates through Construction, Large Project Construction, and Construction Materials segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Granite Construction a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Granite Construction as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Granite Construction Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Electronic Arts (EA) - FREE Research Report

Linzner Joel, who is EVP Legal & Business Affairs at Electronic Arts, sold 2,500 shares at $63.27 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP Legal & Business Affairs owned 122,326 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2% with the 2,500-share transaction.

Jorgensen Blake J, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Electronic Arts, sold 3,909 shares at $62.24 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 56,706 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.45% with the 3,909-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.65, down $0.59, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Electronic Arts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,909
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,818
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 204,127

The average volume for Electronic Arts has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $19.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 33.13% 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 24.9. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel its 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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F5 Networks (FFIV) - FREE Research Report

Mcadam John, who is President and CEO at F5 Networks, sold 34,287 shares at $126.08 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 77,431 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.69% with the 34,287-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $126.15, up $0.07, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for F5 Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,822
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,574
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,574

The average volume for F5 Networks has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. F5 Networks has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 3.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

F5 Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.0. Currently, there are 16 analysts who rate F5 Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates F5 Networks as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full F5 Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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