Yesterday, Nov. 17, 2015, 80 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $220.10 to $2,203,162.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cree (CREE) - FREE Research Report

Replogle John B, who is Director at Cree, bought 5,000 shares at $23.30 on Nov. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 32,739 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 18.03% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.07, up $0.77, or 3.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cree go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 71
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 71

The average volume for Cree has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cree has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 26.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cree, Inc. provides lighting-class light emitting diode (LED), lighting, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications in the United States, China, Europe, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and internationally. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Cree a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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rates Cree as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

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Midstates Petroleum (MPO) - FREE Research Report

R/C IV Eagle Holdings, L.P., who is 10% Owner at Midstates Petroleum, sold 33,304 shares at $3.74 on Nov. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 3.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.1% with the 33,304-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.50, down $0.24, or 6.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Midstates Petroleum go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 80,263
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 524,853
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 524,853

The average volume for Midstates Petroleum has been 407,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Midstates Petroleum has a market cap of $42.6 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 76.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the United States. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Midstates Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Midstates Petroleum as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

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Provident Financial Holdings (PROV) - FREE Research Report

Gale Richard L, who is Senior Vice President at Provident Financial Holdings, sold 9,000 shares at $17.92 on Nov. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 88,129 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.27% with the 9,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.15, up $0.23, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Provident Financial Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,800

The average volume for Provident Financial Holdings has been 13,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Provident Financial Holdings has a market cap of $150.9 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 21.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. operates as the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B. that provides community and mortgage banking services to consumers and small to mid-sized businesses in the Inland Empire region of Southern California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Provident Financial Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Provident Financial Holdings as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

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