Insider Trading Alert - CIEN, MLAB And BV Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Sept. 23, 2015, 38 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $140.50 to $106,603,693.44.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Smith Gary B, who is President, Ceo at Ciena, sold 13,608 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the President, Ceo owned 545,483 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.43% with the 13,608-share transaction.

Alexander Stephen B, who is Sr VP Chief Technology Officer at Ciena, sold 2,551 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP Chief Technology Officer owned 133,131 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.88% with the 2,551-share transaction.

Petrik Andrew C, who is Vp, Controller at Ciena, sold 672 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vp, Controller owned 49,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.33% with the 672-share transaction.

Moylan James E Jr, who is SVP Finance, CFO at Ciena, sold 3,694 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance, CFO owned 382,533 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.96% with the 3,694-share transaction.

Frodsham James, who is SR. VP, Chief Strategy Officer at Ciena, sold 3,409 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the SR. VP, Chief Strategy Officer owned 130,883 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.54% with the 3,409-share transaction.

Morin Philippe, who is SVP, Global Sales & Field Ops at Ciena, sold 4,671 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Sales & Field Ops owned 215,988 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.12% with the 4,671-share transaction.

Rothenstein David M, who is Sr. VP, General Counsel at Ciena, sold 2,855 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, General Counsel owned 244,409 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.15% with the 2,855-share transaction.

Locoh-Donou Francois, who is SVP, Global Products Group at Ciena, sold 3,409 shares at $22.06 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Products Group owned 171,495 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.95% with the 3,409-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.97, down $1.09, or 5.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,092
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 122,664

The average volume for Ciena has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 10.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ciena Corporation provides equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of voice, video, and data traffic on communications networks worldwide. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Ciena a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ciena as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Ciena Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mesa Laboratories (MLAB) - FREE Research Report

Campbell H Stuart, who is Director at Mesa Laboratories, bought 150 shares at $109.54 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 78,848 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.19% with the 150-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $107.09, down $2.45, or 2.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mesa Laboratories go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,937
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,937

The average volume for Mesa Laboratories has been 9,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mesa Laboratories has a market cap of $385.3 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 39.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets quality control instruments and disposable products. It operates through three segments: Instruments, Biological Indicators, and Continuous Monitoring. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.0. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Mesa Laboratories a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mesa Laboratories 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Mesa Laboratories Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Bazaarvoice (BV) - FREE Research Report

Gill Kinloch III, who is CLO, GC & Secretary at Bazaarvoice, sold 377 shares at $4.78 on Sept. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the CLO, GC & Secretary owned 127,946 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.29% with the 377-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.65, down $0.13, or 2.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bazaarvoice go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 16,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,395
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,395
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 16,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,395

The average volume for Bazaarvoice has been 536,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bazaarvoice has a market cap of $393.1 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 41.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Bazaarvoice, Inc. operates as a network that connects brands and retailers to the voices of people where they shop. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Bazaarvoice a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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