Yesterday, March 2, 2016, 118 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $267.02 to $8,394,878.24.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

AMETEK (AME) - FREE Research Report

Kohlhagen Steven W, who is Director at AMETEK, sold 1,000 shares at $46.77 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,548 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.62% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.92, up $1.15, or 2.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AMETEK go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,500

The average volume for AMETEK has been 1.8 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 10.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. 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 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 shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Westell Technologies (WSTL) - FREE Research Report

Bernstein Charles S., who is SVP Worldwide Sales at Westell Technologies, bought 8,771 shares at $1.16 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP Worldwide Sales owned 188,771 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.87% with the 8,771-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.22, up $0.06, or 4.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Westell Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,617
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,617
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,617
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Westell Technologies has been 62,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Westell Technologies has a market cap of $72.6 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 5.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Westell Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiary, Westell, Inc., designs and distributes telecommunications products to telephone companies in the United States. The company operates through two segments, In-Building Wireless (IBW) and Communication Solutions Group (CSG). Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Westell Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Westell Technologies as a

sell

. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Chefs' Warehouse (CHEF) - FREE Research Report

O'Dowd Frank, who is Chief Information Officer at Chefs' Warehouse, sold 10,000 shares at $18.87 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Information Officer owned 134,823 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.9% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.28, down $0.59, or 3.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chefs' Warehouse go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 547
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 547
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,947
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,500

The average volume for Chefs' Warehouse has been 177,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chefs' Warehouse has a market cap of $486.1 million and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 10.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes specialty food products in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Chefs' Warehouse a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Chefs' Warehouse as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

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