Yesterday, March 8, 2016, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $567.44 to $9,409,592.36.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

AMETEK (AME) - FREE Research Report

Kohlhagen Steven W, who is Director at AMETEK, sold 1,000 shares at $48.15 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 57,548 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.71% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.80, down $0.35, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AMETEK go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,500

The average volume for AMETEK has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AMETEK has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 10.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate AMETEK a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates AMETEK as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Aaron's (AAN) - FREE Research Report

Woodley Ryan K, who is CEO Progressive Leasing at Aaron's, bought 4,000 shares at $23.64 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the CEO Progressive Leasing owned 102,510 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.06% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.92, up $0.28, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aaron's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 170
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,835
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 170
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,835
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 170
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,835

The average volume for Aaron's has been 943,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aaron's has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 6.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aaron's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of furniture, consumer electronics, computers, appliances, and household accessories in the United States and Canada. The company operates in five segments: Sales and Lease Ownership, Progressive, HomeSmart, Franchise, and Manufacturing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Aaron's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Aaron's as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full

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ExlService Holdings (EXLS) - FREE Research Report

Schweppe Henry N III, who is Pres., Global Bus & Marketing at ExlService Holdings, sold 1,735 shares at $47.95 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the Pres., Global Bus & Marketing owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,735-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.66, up $0.71, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ExlService Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,227
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,227
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 115,800

The average volume for ExlService Holdings has been 279,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. ExlService Holdings has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 7.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ExlService Holdings, Inc. provides operations management solutions and analytics in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Operations Management, and Analytics. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.6. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate ExlService Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates ExlService Holdings as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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