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Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $98.84 to $10,479,200.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) - FREE Research Report

Howard Robert William, who is CFO and Treasurer at Bill Barrett Corporation, sold 12,060 shares at $12.64 on Feb. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO and Treasurer owned 206,312 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.52% with the 12,060-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.50, down $1.14, or 9.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bill Barrett Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,816
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,816
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,816

The average volume for Bill Barrett Corporation has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Bill Barrett Corporation has a market cap of $619.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Bill Barrett Corporation, an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, and develops oil and natural gas resources in the United States. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Bill Barrett Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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rates Bill Barrett Corporation 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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International Paper (IP) - FREE Research Report

Joseph Tommy S, who is Senior Vice President at International Paper, sold 31,683 shares at $57.20 on Feb. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 133,178 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.22% with the 31,683-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.62, down $0.58, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Paper go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 72,069
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 152,069
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 294,761

The average volume for International Paper has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Paper has a market cap of $24.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 7.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and the Middle East. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.4. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate International Paper a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates International Paper as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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PMC-Sierra (PMCS) - FREE Research Report

Nottenburg Richard N, who is Director at PMC-Sierra, sold 26,053 shares at $9.34 on Feb. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.48% with the 26,053-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.40, up $0.06, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PMC-Sierra go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 163,577
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 164,392
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 164,392

The average volume for PMC-Sierra has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PMC-Sierra has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 3.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

PMC-Sierra, Inc. designs, develops, markets, and supports semiconductor solutions for communications network infrastructure worldwide. Its semiconductor devices enable networking equipment primarily in three markets: storage, optical, and mobile networks. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates PMC-Sierra a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates PMC-Sierra as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. 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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