Insider Trading Alert - CAVM, TREC And GSVC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 21, 2015, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $233.20 to $1,180,446,250.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cavium (CAVM) - FREE Research Report

Pangrazio Vincent P, who is SVP,Gen. Counsel & Secretary at Cavium, sold 5,000 shares at $70.00 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP,Gen. Counsel & Secretary owned 32,615 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.29% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.52, down $1.48, or 2.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cavium go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,063
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,163
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,990

The average volume for Cavium has been 598,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cavium has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 11.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cavium, Inc. designs, develops, and markets semiconductor processors for intelligent and secure networks in United States and internationally. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Cavium a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cavium 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Cavium Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trecora Resources (TREC) - FREE Research Report

Carter Nicholas, who is President and CEO at Trecora Resources, sold 34,500 shares at $12.33 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 460,238 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.97% with the 34,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.35, up $1.02, or 7.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trecora Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,800

The average volume for Trecora Resources has been 64,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Trecora Resources has a market cap of $301.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 12.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Trecora Resources primarily manufactures and sells various specialty petrochemical products and synthetic waxes in the United States. The company operates in two segments: Specialty Petrochemical and Specialty Synthetic Wax. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Trecora Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trecora Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Trecora Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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GSV Capital (GSVC) - FREE Research Report

Moe Michael T., who is Ceo at GSV Capital, bought 1,500 shares at $10.34 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 14,645 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.41% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.40, up $0.06, or 0.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GSV Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for GSV Capital has been 111,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. GSV Capital has a market cap of $200.7 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 19.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

GSV Capital Corp. is a business development company specializing in growth capital investments in late stage venture-backed private companies. It makes direct investments in companies and also makes secondary direct investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate GSV Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GSV Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full GSV Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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