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:

Citrix Systems (CTXS) - FREE Research Report

Demo Murray J, who is Director at Citrix Systems, sold 2,000 shares at $71.31 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,405 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.55% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.75, up $2.44, or 3.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Citrix Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,663
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 835,548
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,389

The average volume for Citrix Systems has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Citrix Systems has a market cap of $11.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 2.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Citrix Systems, Inc. develops and sells products and services that enable delivery of applications and data over public, private, or hybrid clouds or networks to various types of devices. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Citrix Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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rates Citrix Systems as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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Encore Capital Group (ECPG) - FREE Research Report

Vecchione Kenneth, who is President & CEO at Encore Capital Group, bought 10,000 shares at $23.21 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 169,635 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.26% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Gupta Ashwini, who is Director at Encore Capital Group, bought 5,000 shares at $23.12 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,396 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 147.23% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Clark Jonathan C, who is Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer at Encore Capital Group, bought 5,000 shares at $22.92 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer owned 18,185 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 37.92% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Call Gregory L., who is Sr. VP, GC & Secretary at Encore Capital Group, bought 1,100 shares at $22.90 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, GC & Secretary owned 30,718 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.71% with the 1,100-share transaction.

Masih Ashish, who is EVP, US Debt Purchasing Ops. at Encore Capital Group, bought 2,500 shares at $23.50 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP, US Debt Purchasing Ops. owned 48,050 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.49% with the 2,500-share transaction.

Hannam Wendy, who is Director at Encore Capital Group, bought 2,500 shares at $24.15 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,896 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 73.62% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.80, up $1.65, or 6.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Encore Capital Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,000

The average volume for Encore Capital Group has been 434,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Encore Capital Group has a market cap of $601.9 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 16.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Encore Capital Group, Inc., a specialty finance company, together with its subsidiaries, provides debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a range of financial assets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Portfolio Purchasing and Recovery, and Tax Liens. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Encore Capital Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Encore Capital Group as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

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American Capital Agency (AGNC) - FREE Research Report

Bell Bernice, who is SVP and Chief Accounting Off. at American Capital Agency, sold 2,109 shares at $18.12 on March 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP and Chief Accounting Off. owned 26,453 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.38% with the 2,109-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.34, up $0.22, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital Agency go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,178
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,563
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,563

The average volume for American Capital Agency has been 4.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital Agency has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 3.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate American Capital Agency a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates American Capital Agency as a

sell

. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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