Yesterday, March 9, 2016, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $6.95 to $910,998,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SunPower (SPWR) - FREE Research Report

Bodensteiner Lisa Marie, who is EVP and General Counsel at SunPower, sold 11,000 shares at $22.91 on March 9, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP and General Counsel owned 37,548 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.66% with the 11,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.78, down $0.13, or 0.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SunPower go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,079
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,079
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,079

The average volume for SunPower has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SunPower has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 23.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SunPower Corporation designs, manufactures, and delivers solar systems to residential, commercial, and power plant customers worldwide. The company provides solar power components, including panels and other system components. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate SunPower a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SunPower as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full SunPower Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Smith & Wesson (SWHC) - FREE Research Report

Smith Mark Peter, who is Officer at Smith & Wesson, sold 17,239 shares at $25.93 on March 9, 2016. Following this transaction, the Officer owned 31,042 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.71% with the 17,239-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.67, up $1.74, or 6.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Smith & Wesson go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,534
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 57,534
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 133,506

The average volume for Smith & Wesson has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Smith & Wesson has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 28.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation manufactures and sells firearm products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, firearms and accessories. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Smith & Wesson a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Smith & Wesson as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Smith & Wesson Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ellie Mae (ELLI) - FREE Research Report

Hu Limin, who is Evp, Cto at Ellie Mae, sold 4,037 shares at $84.74 on March 9, 2016. Following this transaction, the Evp, Cto owned 223,925 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.77% with the 4,037-share transaction.

Luce Edgar, who is Chief Financial Officer at Ellie Mae, sold 4,750 shares at $85.23 on March 9, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 74,335 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.01% with the 4,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.52, down $3.71, or 4.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ellie Mae go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,005
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 48,334
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,005
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 64,696
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,005
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 77,421

The average volume for Ellie Mae has been 869,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ellie Mae has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 38.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ellie Mae, Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 117.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Ellie Mae a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ellie Mae as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 Ellie Mae Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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