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Yesterday, Dec. 5, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $85.00 to $13,664,800.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Calgon Carbon (CCC) - FREE Research Report

Massimo Louis S, who is Director at Calgon Carbon, bought 10,000 shares at $20.75 on Dec. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 27,187 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 58.18% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.98, up $0.23, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Calgon Carbon go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,500

The average volume for Calgon Carbon has been 244,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Calgon Carbon has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 0.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Calgon Carbon Corporation provides services and solutions for purifying water and air, food, beverage, and industrial process streams primarily in the United States, Europe, and Japan. The company operates in three segments: Activated Carbon and Service, Equipment, and Consumer. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Calgon Carbon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Calgon Carbon 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, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Rand Logistics (RLOG) - FREE Research Report

Thompson James K, who is Director at Rand Logistics, bought 10,000 shares at $4.45 on Dec. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.39, down $0.06, or 1.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rand Logistics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,600

The average volume for Rand Logistics has been 37,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rand Logistics has a market cap of $78.5 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 24.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Rand Logistics, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides bulk freight shipping services in the Great Lakes region. The company offers domestic port-to-port services. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Rand Logistics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Rand Logistics as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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H&E Equipment Services (HEES) - FREE Research Report

Barber Bradley W, who is President & COO at H&E Equipment Services, bought 7,500 shares at $30.25 on Dec. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & COO owned 40,577 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 22.67% with the 7,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.33, up $0.08, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for H&E Equipment Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 12,792
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12,792
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,792
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for H&E Equipment Services has been 335,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. H&E Equipment Services has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 1.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. operates as an integrated equipment services company. The company rents, sells, and provides parts and service support for hi-lift or aerial work platform equipment, crane, earthmoving equipment, and industrial lift truck categories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate H&E Equipment Services a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates H&E Equipment Services as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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