Insider Trading Alert - SZYM, GK And RGLD Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Sept. 17, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $11.17 to $17,031,289.17.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Solazyme (SZYM) - FREE Research Report

Quinlan Paul T, who is General Counsel at Solazyme, sold 3,124 shares at $3.11 on Sept. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 76,755 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.91% with the 3,124-share transaction.

Licari Peter, who is Chief Technology Officer at Solazyme, sold 3,124 shares at $3.11 on Sept. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Technology Officer owned 172,405 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.78% with the 3,124-share transaction.

Painter Tyler, who is Chief Financial Officer at Solazyme, sold 3,124 shares at $3.11 on Sept. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 379,085 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.82% with the 3,124-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.04, down $0.07, or 2.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Solazyme go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Solazyme has been 668,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Solazyme has a market cap of $245.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 22.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Solazyme, Inc. manufactures and sells renewable oils and other bioproducts. Its proprietary technology transforms a range of plant-based sugars into triglyceride oils and other bioproducts. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Solazyme a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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G & K Services (GK) - FREE Research Report

Dietz Thomas Joseph, who is Vice President and Controller at G & K Services, sold 1,886 shares at $68.00 on Sept. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Controller owned 9,539 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.51% with the 1,886-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.41, up $0.41, or 0.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for G & K Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 720
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,506
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 720
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,506
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,440
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,896

The average volume for G & K Services has been 97,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. G & K Services has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 3.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

G&K Services, Inc. provides branded uniform and facility services programs. It operates through two segments, the United States (includes the Dominican Republic) and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate G & K Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates G & K Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full G & K Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Royal Gold (RGLD) - FREE Research Report

Jensen Tony A, who is CEO and President at Royal Gold, sold 30,500 shares at $44.85 on Sept. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the CEO and President owned 189,728 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.85% with the 30,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.98, up $3.13, or 6.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Royal Gold go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,989
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,989
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,989

The average volume for Royal Gold has been 776,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Royal Gold has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 23.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Royal Gold, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, acquires and manages precious metals royalties, metal streams, and similar interests. It focuses on acquiring royalty and stream interests or to finance projects that are in production or in development stage in exchange for royalty interests. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 57.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Royal Gold a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Royal Gold 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Royal Gold Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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