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Friday, July 10, 2015, 32 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $23.66 to $45,667,114.90.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Petroquest Energy (PQ) - FREE Research Report

Goodson Charles T, who is Chairman, CEO and President at Petroquest Energy, sold 12,000 shares at $1.77 on July 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO and President owned 3.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.37% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.71, down $0.06, or 3.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Petroquest Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,000

The average volume for Petroquest Energy has been 959,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Petroquest Energy has a market cap of $119.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 54.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

PetroQuest Energy, Inc. operates as an independent oil and gas company. The company is involved in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of oil and gas properties in Oklahoma and Texas, as well as onshore and in the shallow waters offshore the Gulf Coast Basin. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Petroquest Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Petroquest Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Petroquest Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Adobe Systems (ADBE) - FREE Research Report

Rowley Richard, who is VP, Corp. Controller & PAO at Adobe Systems, sold 422 shares at $81.26 on July 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Corp. Controller & PAO owned 1,348 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.84% with the 422-share transaction.

Lewnes Ann, who is SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Adobe Systems, sold 4,000 shares at $79.95 on July 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Marketing Officer owned 41,983 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.7% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.30, up $1.35, or 1.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Adobe Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,740
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,740
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,983
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,740
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 91,620

The average volume for Adobe Systems has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Adobe Systems has a market cap of $40.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 10.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is a diversified software company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing. The company has a P/E ratio of 111.8. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Adobe Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Adobe Systems 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Adobe Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Affymetrix (AFFX) - FREE Research Report

Witney Frank, who is President and CEO at Affymetrix, sold 62,756 shares at $11.00 on July 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 397,091 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.65% with the 62,756-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.10, up $0.10, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Affymetrix go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,068
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,068
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,368

The average volume for Affymetrix has been 866,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Affymetrix has a market cap of $834.3 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 11.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Affymetrix, Inc. provides life science products and molecular diagnostic products that enable parallel analysis of biological systems at the gene, protein, and cell level primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 215.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Affymetrix a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Affymetrix as a hold. 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 and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full Affymetrix Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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