Oak Valley Bancorp (OVLY)’s Insider Ronald Martin Sold 500 Shares of the Company; Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Had 14 Bulls

A calculated and well-grounded act was made by the director of Oak Valley Bancorp, Mr. Ronald Martin, yesterday, when he unloaded amount of company shares – 500, totalling $9,868 U.S. Dollars, based on an avg price of $19.7 for a share. Today, he has a total of 207,697 shares or 2.56% of Oak Valley Bancorp’s market capitalization (total value of the shares outstanding).

Among 29 analysts covering Akamai Tech (NASDAQ:AKAM), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Akamai Tech had 81 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform” on Wednesday, October 26. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 3 by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5400 target in Monday, July 31 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) on Wednesday, October 26 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, December 4 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, October 10. The stock has “Underperform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, April 28. Canaccord Genuity maintained Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) on Wednesday, July 29 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $48 target in Wednesday, July 26 report. See Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) latest ratings:

30/01/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $74.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Sell Downgrade
03/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $62.0 Maintain
27/12/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Sell New Target: $52.0
19/12/2017 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Upgrade
18/12/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $58.0 Maintain
18/12/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $75.0 Upgrade
18/12/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $60.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $59.0 Maintain

The stock increased 3.13% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $20.75. About 1,488 shares traded. Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) has risen 52.90% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.20% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.33 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.66, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 2 investors sold Oak Valley Bancorp shares while 1 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 733,537 shares or 3.57% more from 708,250 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mraz Amerine And Associates owns 22,600 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag has 200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) for 1,750 shares. Banc Funds Llc stated it has 472,489 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. Maltese Management Limited Co owns 0.15% invested in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) for 107,200 shares. 16,072 were accumulated by Commonwealth Equity Ser Inc. Vanguard Grp has invested 0% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). Moreover, Delphi Mgmt Ma has 0.17% invested in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) for 18,296 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Comm The reported 5,970 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo And Mn has invested 0% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). 463 are owned by Federated Pa. 4,372 are owned by Blackrock.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $62,230 activity. On Wednesday, August 23 the insider Harvey David S sold $15,000. Another trade for 600 shares valued at $9,230 was sold by Martin Ronald C.

Oak Valley Bancorp operates as the holding firm for Oak Valley Community Bank that provides banking services and products for individuals and business enterprises in Oakdale, California and the surrounding areas. The company has market cap of $168.05 million. It operates through two divisions, Retail Banking and Commercial Banking. It has a 18.4 P/E ratio. The firm accepts various deposits products, such as checking and savings, negotiable order of withdrawal, money market, health savings, and individual retirement accounts, as well as overdraft protection facilities and certificates of deposit.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 insider sales for $3.86 million activity. The insider MCCONNELL RICK M sold $565,321. Another trade for 17,537 shares valued at $999,784 was bought by LEIGHTON F THOMSON. Wheaton William also sold $498,100 worth of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) shares.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $11.47 billion. The firm offers Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a situational performance solution that consists of an integrated suite of Web delivery, acceleration, and optimization technologies; Dynamic Site Accelerator that helps in consistent Website performance; IP Application Accelerator to enable enterprises to deliver Internet Protocol applications; Global Traffic Management, a fault-tolerant solution; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; and Cloudlets, which provides self-serviceable controls and capabilities. It has a 40.54 P/E ratio. It also provides cloud security solutions, including Kona Site Defender, Bot Manager, Fast Domain Name System, Prolexic Routed, and Client Reputation; enterprise solutions comprising Enterprise Application Access and Akamai Cloud Connect.

The stock increased 1.19% or $0.7979 during the last trading session, reaching $67.7879. About 573,813 shares traded. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) has declined 6.51% since February 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.21% the S&P500.

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