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Yesterday, Jan. 5, 2015, 65 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $16.00 to $4,693,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Chico's FAS (CHS) - FREE Research Report

Dyer David, who is President and CEO at Chico's FAS, sold 63,000 shares at $16.05 on Jan. 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 923,494 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.39% with the 63,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.89, down $0.16, or 0.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chico's FAS go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,187
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,187
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,187

The average volume for Chico's FAS has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chico's FAS has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 0.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Chico's FAS, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing items in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.4. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Chico's FAS a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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rates Chico's FAS as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Centene (CNC) - FREE Research Report

Goldman Carol, who is Exec VP Chief Admin Officer at Centene, sold 8,400 shares at $104.87 on Jan. 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Exec VP Chief Admin Officer owned 80,048 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.5% with the 8,400-share transaction.

Hunter Jesse N, who is EVP, Chief Bus. Dev. Officer at Centene, sold 2,500 shares at $104.87 on Jan. 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Bus. Dev. Officer owned 114,131 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.14% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.94, up $0.07, or 0.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Centene go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 17,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,000

The average volume for Centene has been 695,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Centene has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 0.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Centene Corporation provides multi-line healthcare programs and services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Managed Care and Specialty Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.4. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Centene a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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rates Centene as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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JG Wentworth Company (JGW) - FREE Research Report

Trishield Special Situations Master Fund Ltd., who is 10% Owner at JG Wentworth Company, bought 100,000 shares at $10.50 on Jan. 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.8 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.72% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.89, down $0.61, or 6.17% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for JG Wentworth Company has been 156,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. JG Wentworth Company has a market cap of $159.1 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 8.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The J.G. Wentworth Company provides funding solutions to customers in the United States. The company purchases customers' structured settlement payments, annuity payments, lottery winnings, and other future payment streams, as well as provides pre-settlement funding. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate JG Wentworth Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates JG Wentworth Company as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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