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Yesterday, Jan. 5, 2015, 65 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $16.00 to $4,693,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

DST Systems (DST) - FREE Research Report

Bryan Lowell L, who is Director at DST Systems, bought 210 shares at $94.82 on Jan. 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,830 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.44% with the 210-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.88, down $0.94, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DST Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 201
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 586
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 408
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,586
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,081
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,586

The average volume for DST Systems has been 280,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. DST Systems has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 0.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

DST Systems, Inc. provides information processing and software services and products primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate DST Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates DST Systems as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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LeMaitre Vascular (LMAT) - FREE Research Report

Roberts David B, who is President and Director at LeMaitre Vascular, sold 7,000 shares at $7.31 on Jan. 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and Director owned 193,210 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.5% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.51, up $0.20, or 2.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LeMaitre Vascular go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,184
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 124,676
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 158,392

The average volume for LeMaitre Vascular has been 24,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. LeMaitre Vascular has a market cap of $135.8 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 0.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LeMaitre Vascular, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 48.9. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate LeMaitre Vascular a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates LeMaitre Vascular 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services (LTS) - FREE Research Report

Giovanniello joseph, who is Senior Vice President at Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, bought 1,666 shares at $3.87 on Jan. 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 104,536 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.62% with the 1,666-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.93, up $0.06, or 1.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 138,786
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 145,786
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 146,903

The average volume for Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services has been 434,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services has a market cap of $719.1 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 1.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides brokerage and advisory, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, asset management, and trust services. The company has a P/E ratio of 77.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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