Yesterday, Dec. 17, 2015, 102 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $296,713,529.26.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ciena (CIEN) - FREE Research Report

Cash Harvey B, who is Director at Ciena, sold 800 shares at $19.66 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 89,033 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.89% with the 800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.83, up $0.17, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ciena go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 98,761

The average volume for Ciena has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ciena has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 1.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.7. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Ciena a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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 revenue growth, 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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EPR Properties (EPR) - FREE Research Report

Brown Peter C, who is Director at EPR Properties, sold 6,060 shares at $56.76 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,965 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.53% with the 6,060-share transaction.

Earnest Morgan G II, who is Svp & Cio at EPR Properties, sold 4,000 shares at $56.88 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cio owned 62,264 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.04% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.97, up $0.09, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EPR Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,691
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,691

The average volume for EPR Properties has been 330,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. EPR Properties has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 0.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

EPR Properties is a real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of United States and Canada. The firm develops, owns, leases and finances properties in select market segments primarily related to entertainment, education and recreation. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate EPR Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EPR Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full EPR Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Estate of Perry Sumas, who is Shareholder at Village Super Market, sold 3,500 shares at $25.33 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 755,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.46% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.97, up $0.64, or 2.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,558
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 78,512
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 176,582

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 26,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $254.3 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 6.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Village Super Market, Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. Its stores feature specialty departments, such as onsite bakery, an expanded delicatessen, natural and organic foods, ethnic and international foods, prepared foods, and pharmacies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Village Super Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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