Yesterday, Nov. 24, 2015, 106 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $189.51 to $48,391,506.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG) - FREE Research Report

Haynes Clayton J, who is Cfo at Acacia Research Corporation, sold 14,001 shares at $5.30 on Nov. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 106,573 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.61% with the 14,001-share transaction.

Treska Edward Joseph, who is Sr VP, GC & Secretary at Acacia Research Corporation, sold 20,272 shares at $5.30 on Nov. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, GC & Secretary owned 57,669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.01% with the 20,272-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.70, up $0.40, or 6.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Acacia Research Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Acacia Research Corporation has been 553,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Acacia Research Corporation has a market cap of $266.9 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 67.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Acacia Research Corporation, through its subsidiaries, invests in, develops, licenses, and enforces patented technologies in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.51%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Acacia Research Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Acacia Research Corporation as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

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Bassett Furniture Industries (BSET) - FREE Research Report

Hervey Jay R, who is Vice Pres Sec & Gen Counsel at Bassett Furniture Industries, sold 300 shares at $29.50 on Nov. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice Pres Sec & Gen Counsel owned 10,391 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.81% with the 300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.76, up $2.26, or 7.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bassett Furniture Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,198
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,176

The average volume for Bassett Furniture Industries has been 85,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bassett Furniture Industries has a market cap of $333.2 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 58.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated manufactures, imports, and retails home furnishings in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Investments and Real Estate. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Bassett Furniture Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Microchip Technology (MCHP) - FREE Research Report

Little Mitchell R, who is VP, WW Sales and Appns. at Microchip Technology, sold 2,785 shares at $47.22 on Nov. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, WW Sales and Appns. owned 9,310 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.03% with the 2,785-share transaction.

Drehobl Stephen V, who is VP, MCU8 Division at Microchip Technology, sold 3,953 shares at $47.16 on Nov. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, MCU8 Division owned 11,101 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.26% with the 3,953-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.19, up $0.03, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microchip Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,488
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,488
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,488

The average volume for Microchip Technology has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microchip Technology has a market cap of $9.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 4.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Microchip Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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buy

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