Insider Trading Alert - ESIO, IMPV And LOJN Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 29, 2015, 92 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $125.13 to $236,025,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Electro Scientific Industries (ESIO) - FREE Research Report

Mustoe Kerry L, who is VP, Corporate Controller & CAO at Electro Scientific Industries, sold 7,808 shares at $5.50 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Corporate Controller & CAO owned 67,061 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.43% with the 7,808-share transaction.

DeBakker Robert, who is Vice President of Operations at Electro Scientific Industries, sold 6,550 shares at $5.45 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President of Operations owned 136,354 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.58% with the 6,550-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.41, down $0.04, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Electro Scientific Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,582
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,582
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,582

The average volume for Electro Scientific Industries has been 102,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Electro Scientific Industries has a market cap of $167.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 29.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. provides laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.81%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Electro Scientific Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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