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Yesterday, March 5, 2015, 90 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $198.00 to $6,023,498.68.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Shepherd Carl Gordon, who is Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer at HomeAway, sold 252 shares at $30.86 on March 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer owned 49,010 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.51% with the 252-share transaction.

Atchison Rebecca Lynn, who is Chief Financial Officer at HomeAway, sold 227 shares at $30.86 on March 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 112,186 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.2% with the 227-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.41, down $0.45, or 1.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 136,646
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 164,175
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 166,631

The average volume for HomeAway has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 3.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

HomeAway, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online vacation rental property marketplace that enables property owners and managers to market properties for rental to vacation travelers. The company has a P/E ratio of 221.5. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates HomeAway as a

hold

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

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Primerica (PRI) - FREE Research Report

Kelly William A., who is President of Subsidiary at Primerica, sold 800 shares at $52.65 on March 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the President of Subsidiary owned 29,436 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.65% with the 800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.51, down $0.14, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Primerica go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,377
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,377
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 89,377

The average volume for Primerica has been 232,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Primerica has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 4.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Primerica, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes financial products to middle income households in the United States and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Term Life Insurance; Investment and Savings Products; and Corporate and Other Distributed Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Primerica a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Primerica as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Sequential Brands Group (SQBG) - FREE Research Report

Gossett Al, who is Director at Sequential Brands Group, bought 78,000 shares at $9.16 on March 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 200,623 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 63.61% with the 78,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.63, up $0.47, or 4.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sequential Brands Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for Sequential Brands Group has been 168,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sequential Brands Group has a market cap of $368.7 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 23.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Sequential Brands Group, Inc. owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands to retailers, wholesalers, and distributors in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Sequential Brands Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Sequential Brands Group as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full

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