Yesterday, Jan. 12, 2016, 35 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $9,999,999.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Durect (DRRX) - FREE Research Report

21 April Fund Ltd, who is 10% Owner at Durect, bought 300,100 shares at $1.37 on Jan. 12, 2016. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 14.4 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.13% with the 300,100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.36, down $0.01, or 0.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Durect go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 40,000

The average volume for Durect has been 326,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Durect has a market cap of $177.2 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 38.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

DURECT Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of pharmaceuticals products based on its proprietary drug formulations and delivery platform technologies in the United States, Europe, Japan, and internationally. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Durect a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Electronic Arts (EA) - FREE Research Report

Linzner Joel, who is EVP Legal & Business Affairs at Electronic Arts, sold 2,000 shares at $65.00 on Jan. 12, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP Legal & Business Affairs owned 108,948 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.8% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.96, up $0.96, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Electronic Arts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 31,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 157,579
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 309,270

The average volume for Electronic Arts has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 4.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and online services for video game consoles, Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. The company operates through EA Studios, EA Mobile, and Maxis divisions. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Electronic Arts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Electronic Arts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kadant (KAI) - FREE Research Report

Tully William P, who is Director at Kadant, sold 3,750 shares at $38.03 on Jan. 12, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,250 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.5% with the 3,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.08, up $0.05, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kadant go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Kadant has been 53,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kadant has a market cap of $409.5 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 6.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kadant Inc. supplies equipment used in papermaking, paper recycling, and other process industries primarily in North America, China, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Papermaking Systems and Wood Processing Systems. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Kadant a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kadant as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kadant Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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