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5 Software and IT Services Stocks Insiders Are Buying

Cindy Johnson
August 19, 2011

When insiders buy shares on the open market, their companies could enjoy bullish times ahead. Corporate insiders often have the inside track on their companies' prospects, and often have significant exposure to the company's stock through options or restricted shares that are part of their compensation. Besides, insiders probably wouldn't risk plowing too much of their own money into their own company's stock -- reducing their portfolio's diversity, and increasing its risk -- unless they thought the stock will rise.

With that in mind, I screened for companies where at least one insider made an open-market buy in the last 30 days. These five software and IT services stocks made the list:


Net Number of Buys

No. of Shares Bought

Total Value

Market Cap (in millions)

Unisys (NYSE: UIS  )





Constant Contact (Nasdaq: CTCT  )





Lender Processing Services (NYSE: LPS  )





RealD (NYSE: RLD  )





Fiserv (