After yesterday’s route, the markets are getting relief thanks to Alcoa’s earnings beat. Right now the futures are rallying across the board as investors digest the news. Even Europe has stabilized with Italian and Spanish bond yields dropping. Yesterday had investors dreading earnings season, now it seems as if optimism has returned to the Street.
Brooks Automation Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) fell 1.19% on Tuesday and closed at $11.61. BRKS traded 449 thousand shares yesterday and trades 473 thousand shares a day on average. Kush Mirchandani (SVP) sold 1,500 shares at $11.81 on April 9.
HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) closed Tuesday down 4.08% at $28.70. HMSY traded 1.1 million shares on Tuesday, well above its daily average of 763 thousand shares. Christina Dragonetti (Chief Development Officer) sold 12,000 shares at $29.66 on April 10.
Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) fell nearly 8% yesterday at $16.99. GBX traded 1.6 million shares on Tuesday, 3 times its average volume. James Sharp (Pres Greenbrier Leasing Co) sold 1,166 shares at $18.40 on April 9.
LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:LF) fell 7.48% on Tuesday at $7.67. LF traded 1.2 million shares yesterday, 500 thousand shares more than its daily average. Mollusk Holdings LLC (10% owner) sold 30,000 shares at $8.25 on April 9.
The Travellers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) closed down 0.52% yesterday at $57.75. TRV traded 3.2 million shares yesterday, slightly above its daily average of 3 million shares. Jay Benet (Vice Chairman and CFO) sold 2,222 shares at $58.27 on April 9.
Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) fell 2.05% fell 2.05% yesterday at $65.82. TIF traded 2.2 million shares and trades 2.5 million shares a day on average.. Henry Iglesias (VP-Controller) sold 402 shares at $67.18 on April 9.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:KERX) went down 2.05% on Tuesday and closed at $1.43. KERX traded 3.1 million shares yesterday and trades 3.3 million shares a day on average. Joseph Feczko (Director) bought 20,000 shares at $1.62 on April 5.
Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) traded down 3.47% yesterday and closed at $4.45. OPK traded 2.4 million shares yesterday, 700 thousand shares more than its daily average. Phillip Frost (CEO & Chairman) bought 50,000 shares at $4.64 on April 9.