Yesterday, Aug. 19, 2015, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $672.98 to $6,190,800.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cosi (COSI) - FREE Research Report

Collins Michael, who is Director at Cosi, bought 5,000 shares at $1.18 on Aug. 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,851 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.15% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.14, down $0.04, or 3.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cosi go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1.8 million
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,071
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1.8 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,071
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,071

The average volume for Cosi has been 149,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cosi has a market cap of $55.9 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 28.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual restaurants. The company offers food and beverage products for four dayparts comprising breakfast, lunch, snacking, and dinner. It also provides catering services for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacking. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Cosi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Cosi as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) - FREE Research Report

Offenberg Alan B, who is Shareholder at Compass Diversified Holdings, bought 35,000 shares at $16.54 on Aug. 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 201,535 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 21.02% with the 35,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.46, down $0.08, or 0.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Compass Diversified Holdings go as follows:

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

The average volume for Compass Diversified Holdings has been 101,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Compass Diversified Holdings has a market cap of $900.8 million and is part of the conglomerates sector and conglomerates industry. Shares are up 1.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Compass Diversified Holdings is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, buyouts, and middle market investments. It seeks to invest in manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, and business services sectors. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Compass Diversified Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Compass Diversified Holdings as a

buy

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

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Atlantic Power (AT) - FREE Research Report

Moore James J Jr, who is Chief Executive Officer at Atlantic Power, bought 20,000 shares at $2.20 on Aug. 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 220,253 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.99% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.21, up $0.01, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atlantic Power go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 212,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 260,253

The average volume for Atlantic Power has been 740,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atlantic Power has a market cap of $275.8 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 17.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Atlantic Power Corporation owns and operates a fleet of power generation assets in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.07%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Atlantic Power a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Atlantic Power as a

sell

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

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