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:

Chimera Investment (CIM) - FREE Research Report

Mahoney Dennis, who is Director at Chimera Investment, bought 4,500 shares at $13.12 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 32,380 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.14% with the 4,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.45, up $0.33, or 2.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chimera Investment go as follows:

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

The average volume for Chimera Investment has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chimera Investment has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 2.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Chimera Investment Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Chimera Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Chimera Investment as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH) - FREE Research Report

Bessette Stephen M, who is EVP Retail Lending at Washington Trust Bancorp, sold 2,217 shares at $37.48 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP Retail Lending owned 11,881 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.73% with the 2,217-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.67, up $1.19, or 3.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Washington Trust Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 150
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,640
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 150
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,026
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,168

The average volume for Washington Trust Bancorp has been 38,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Washington Trust Bancorp has a market cap of $649.3 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 3.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for The Washington Trust Company that offers various banking and financial products and services to individuals and businesses. The company operates in two segments, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Washington Trust Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Washington Trust Bancorp as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Federal Signal (FSS) - FREE Research Report

Workman John L, who is Director at Federal Signal, bought 5,000 shares at $11.33 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,775 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 25.28% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.82, up $0.49, or 4.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Federal Signal go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000

The average volume for Federal Signal has been 231,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Federal Signal has a market cap of $708.6 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 26.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Federal Signal Corporation designs and manufactures a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Federal Signal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Federal Signal as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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