Insider Trading Alert - GFN, TER And SANM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 28, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $529.45 to $86,394,898.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

General Finance (GFN) - FREE Research Report

Wilson Christopher A, who is General Counsel, VP, Secretary at General Finance, bought 4,375 shares at $134.32 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel, VP, Secretary owned 75,352 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.16% with the 4,375-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.67, down $128.65, or 2268.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for General Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,878
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,878
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,878

The average volume for General Finance has been 40,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. General Finance has a market cap of $150.1 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 41.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

General Finance Corporation, through its subsidiaries, leases and sells portable storage containers, portable container buildings, and freight containers. The company has a P/E ratio of 290.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates General Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates General Finance as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full General Finance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Teradyne (TER) - FREE Research Report

Bradley Michael A, who is Director at Teradyne, sold 8,442 shares at $20.83 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 130,956 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.06% with the 8,442-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.01, up $0.18, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Teradyne go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,877

The average volume for Teradyne has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Teradyne has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Teradyne, Inc. provides automatic test equipment worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Teradyne a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Teradyne 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Teradyne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sanmina (SANM) - FREE Research Report

Shortridge Wayne, who is Director at Sanmina, sold 3,000 shares at $21.16 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 66,622 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.31% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.27, up $0.11, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sanmina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 73,562
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 73,562
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 73,562

The average volume for Sanmina has been 584,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanmina has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 8.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Sanmina Corporation provides integrated manufacturing solutions, components, products and repair, logistics, and after-market services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Sanmina a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sanmina 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, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sanmina Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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