Insider Trading Alert - BRKS, BBOX And BLK Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Feb. 16, 2016, 66 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $5.44 to $6,044,120.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Brooks Automation (BRKS) - FREE Research Report

Robertson Lindon G, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Brooks Automation, bought 20,000 shares at $8.56 on Feb. 16, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 298,760 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.17% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.04, up $0.48, or 5.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brooks Automation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,000

The average volume for Brooks Automation has been 268,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brooks Automation has a market cap of $583.8 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 17.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences markets. It operates through three segments: Brooks Product Solutions, Brooks Global Services, and Brooks Life Science Systems. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Brooks Automation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brooks Automation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Brooks Automation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Black Box (BBOX) - FREE Research Report

Elias Richard C, who is Director at Black Box, bought 5,000 shares at $9.32 on Feb. 16, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,130 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 49.36% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.43, up $2.11, or 18.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Black Box go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 17,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,000

The average volume for Black Box has been 145,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Black Box has a market cap of $147.7 million and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 19.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Black Box Corporation provides technology solutions that assist its customers to design, build, manage, and secure their IT infrastructure. It offers IT infrastructure, specialty networking, multimedia, and keyboard/video/mouse switching products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.58%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Black Box a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Black Box as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Black Box Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BlackRock (BLK) - FREE Research Report

Fairbairn Robert W, who is Senior Managing Director at BlackRock, sold 5,000 shares at $306.21 on Feb. 16, 2016. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 60,727 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.61% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $318.97, up $12.76, or 4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BlackRock go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 42,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,800

The average volume for BlackRock has been 917,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. BlackRock has a market cap of $51.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 7.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate BlackRock a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BlackRock as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full BlackRock Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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