Insider Trading Alert - COVS, RRD And GERN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 1, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $181.50 to $4,800,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Covisint (COVS) - FREE Research Report

Digirolamo Enrico, who is Chief Financial Officer at Covisint, bought 10,000 shares at $2.60 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 11,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1000% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.79, up $0.19, or 6.81% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Covisint has been 306,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Covisint has a market cap of $105.0 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Covisint Corporation provides a cloud engagement platform in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Covisint a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Covisint as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Covisint Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RR Donnelley & Sons (RRD) - FREE Research Report

Coxhead Andrew B., who is Chief Accounting Officer at RR Donnelley & Sons, sold 5,000 shares at $19.08 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 91,359 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.19% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.32, up $0.24, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RR Donnelley & Sons go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,800

The average volume for RR Donnelley & Sons has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RR Donnelley & Sons has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 13.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides integrated communications solutions to private and public sector clients in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Publishing and Retail Services, Variable Print, Strategic Services, and International segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate RR Donnelley & Sons a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RR Donnelley & Sons as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full RR Donnelley & Sons Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Geron (GERN) - FREE Research Report

Behrs Melissa Kelly, who is EVP BD and Port&Alliance Mgmt at Geron, sold 2,380 shares at $3.84 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP BD and Port&Alliance Mgmt owned 120,635 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.93% with the 2,380-share transaction.

Bloom Olivia Kyusuk, who is EVP, Chief Financial Officer at Geron, sold 2,380 shares at $3.84 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Financial Officer owned 74,588 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.09% with the 2,380-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.86, up $0.02, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Geron go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 142,776
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,205
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 142,776
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,205
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 142,776
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,205

The average volume for Geron has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Geron has a market cap of $610.2 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 18.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Geron Corporation, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat, for treating hematologic myeloid malignancies. It has collaboration and license agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Geron a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Geron as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Geron Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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