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Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 44 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $32.19 to $254,754,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Advisory Board (ABCO) - FREE Research Report

Felsenthal David L, who is President at Advisory Board, sold 7,094 shares at $47.77 on Jan. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 25,491 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.77% with the 7,094-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.69, down $0.08, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advisory Board go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,094
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,094
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,752

The average volume for Advisory Board has been 376,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Advisory Board has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 1.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Advisory Board Company provides best practices research and analysis, business intelligence and performance technology software, and consulting and management services to the health care and education industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 117.3. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Advisory Board a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Advisory Board as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Century Bancorp (CNBKA) - FREE Research Report

Filler James J, who is 10% Owner at Century Bancorp, bought 83 shares at $38.96 on Jan. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 391,099 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.02% with the 83-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.12, up $1.16, or 2.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Century Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 22
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 51

The average volume for Century Bancorp has been 3,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Century Bancorp has a market cap of $145.6 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Century Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company that provides banking products and services to commercial enterprises, state and local governments and agencies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in Massachusetts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6.

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rates Century Bancorp as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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JetBlue Airways (JBLU) - FREE Research Report

Barger Dave, who is Chief Executive Officer at JetBlue Airways, sold 10,000 shares at $14.75 on Jan. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 784,588 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.26% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.14, up $0.39, or 2.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JetBlue Airways go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 46,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,000

The average volume for JetBlue Airways has been 8.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. JetBlue Airways has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 6.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

JetBlue Airways Corporation, a passenger carrier company, provides air transportation services in the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. As of December 31, 2013, it operated a fleet of 4 Airbus A321 aircraft, 130 Airbus A320 aircraft, and 60 EMBRAER 190 aircraft. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate JetBlue Airways a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates JetBlue Airways as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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