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Yesterday, Feb. 3, 2015, 67 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $604.38 to $199,999,963.35.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Applied Micro Circuits (AMCC) - FREE Research Report

Gopi Paramesh, who is President & CEO at Applied Micro Circuits, bought 10,000 shares at $4.82 on Feb. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 772,316 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.31% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Caraccio L. William, who is VP General Counsel at Applied Micro Circuits, bought 8,000 shares at $4.78 on Feb. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP General Counsel owned 234,890 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.53% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.10, up $0.32, or 6.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Applied Micro Circuits go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Applied Micro Circuits has been 902,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Applied Micro Circuits has a market cap of $373.1 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 20.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation provides connectivity and computing solutions in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Applied Micro Circuits a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Applied Micro Circuits 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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Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC) - FREE Research Report

King Mary Jane, who is Director at Enterprise Bancorp, bought 200 shares at $22.44 on Feb. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 15.38% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.10, down $0.34, or 1.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Enterprise Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,612
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,612
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,612
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,000

The average volume for Enterprise Bancorp has been 11,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Enterprise Bancorp has a market cap of $217.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 15.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Enterprise Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Enterprise Bank and Trust Company that provides banking and other financial services primarily in the Merrimack Valley and North Central regions of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3.

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rates Enterprise Bancorp as a

buy

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

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Newfield Exploration (NFX) - FREE Research Report

Shultz Charles E, who is Director at Newfield Exploration, sold 2,500 shares at $30.00 on Feb. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 36,602 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.39% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.64, up $1.64, or 5.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Newfield Exploration go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,424

The average volume for Newfield Exploration has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Newfield Exploration has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, is engaged in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Its primary areas of operation include the Mid-Continent, the Rocky Mountains, and onshore Gulf Coast. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Newfield Exploration a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Newfield Exploration as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full

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