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Yesterday, March 2, 2015, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $546.52 to $405,224,735.98.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Delta Natural Gas (DGAS) - FREE Research Report

Brown John B, who is CFO, Treasurer & Secretary at Delta Natural Gas, sold 100 shares at $19.75 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO, Treasurer & Secretary owned 26,112 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.38% with the 100-share transaction.

Ramsey Brian, who is VP - Trans. & Gas Supply at Delta Natural Gas, sold 200 shares at $19.75 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP - Trans. & Gas Supply owned 23,410 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.85% with the 200-share transaction.

Wesolosky Matthew D, who is VP-Controller at Delta Natural Gas, sold 200 shares at $19.75 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP-Controller owned 18,216 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.09% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.96, up $0.21, or 1.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delta Natural Gas go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,500

The average volume for Delta Natural Gas has been 6,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Delta Natural Gas has a market cap of $139.8 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 7.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. distributes or transports natural gas in central and southeastern Kentucky. It operates through two segments, Regulated and Non-Regulated. The Regulated segment sells and distributes natural gas to its retail customers primarily in 23 rural counties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Delta Natural Gas a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Delta Natural Gas as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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NMI Holdings (NMIH) - FREE Research Report

Fore Robert Hamilton III, who is Vice President, Controller at NMI Holdings, sold 483 shares at $7.32 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President, Controller owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 483-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.47, up $0.15, or 2.01% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for NMI Holdings has been 211,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. NMI Holdings has a market cap of $427.2 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 18.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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NMI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage guaranty insurance services in the United States. The company is based in Emeryville, California. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate NMI Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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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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Medtronic (MDT) - FREE Research Report

Oleary Denise M, who is Director at Medtronic, sold 368 shares at $78.85 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 40,607 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.9% with the 368-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.46, down $1.39, or 1.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Medtronic go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,855
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,855
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,057

The average volume for Medtronic has been 8.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Medtronic has a market cap of $76.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 9.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Medtronic plc, a healthcare solutions company, provides medical technologies, services, and solutions worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiac and Vascular Group, Restorative Therapies Group, and Diabetes Group. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Medtronic a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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rates Medtronic as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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