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Yesterday, July 9, 2015, 40 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $332.84 to $18,521,251.54.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Egalet (EGLT) - FREE Research Report

Radie Robert S, who is President and CEO at Egalet, sold 6,000 shares at $11.96 on July 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 318,900 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.85% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.83, down $0.13, or 1.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Egalet go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,456
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,456
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,566

The average volume for Egalet has been 90,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Egalet has a market cap of $201.8 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 111.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Egalet Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in developing, manufacturing, and commercializing medicines for patients with acute and chronic pain. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Egalet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Egalet as a

sell

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

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State Auto Financial (STFC) - FREE Research Report

State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co, who is 10% Owner at State Auto Financial, bought 4,940 shares at $25.05 on July 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 25.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.02% with the 4,940-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.58, up $0.53, or 2.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for State Auto Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,788
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 63,950
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 231,188

The average volume for State Auto Financial has been 36,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. State Auto Financial has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 12.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal, business, and specialty insurance products. It operates through four segments: Personal insurance, Business insurance, Specialty insurance, and Investment operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates State Auto Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates State Auto Financial 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, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. 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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Calavo Growers (CVGW) - FREE Research Report

Cole Lecil E, who is Chairman and CEO at Calavo Growers, sold 36,014 shares at $52.05 on July 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 522,856 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.44% with the 36,014-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.56, down $0.49, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Calavo Growers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 196,582
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 225,824
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 225,824

The average volume for Calavo Growers has been 107,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Calavo Growers has a market cap of $877.2 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 8.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Calavo Growers, Inc. markets, and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and RFG. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Calavo Growers a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Calavo Growers as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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