Yesterday, Feb. 24, 2016, 77 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.66 to $7,618,160.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Exponent (EXPO) - FREE Research Report

Caligiuri Robert D, who is Group Vice President at Exponent, sold 5,000 shares at $47.50 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Group Vice President owned 122,424 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.92% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.90, down $0.60, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Exponent go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,398

The average volume for Exponent has been 114,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Exponent has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 5.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Exponent, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering and scientific consulting services worldwide. It operates in two segments, Engineering and Other Scientific; and Environmental and Health. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Exponent a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Exponent as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Nomura Securities Co Ltd, who is 10% Owner at Tiptree Financial, sold 9,462 shares at $6.28 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 3.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.27% with the 9,462-share transaction.

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 5,000 shares at $6.33 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 3.4 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.15% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.19, down $0.14, or 2.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 26,203
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 116,487
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 191,422
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 255,377
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 191,422

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 80,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $265.0 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 3.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.62%.

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rates Tiptree Financial as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Philip Morris International (PM) - FREE Research Report

Azinovic Drago, who is Pres. EEMA & Duty Free at Philip Morris International, sold 14,609 shares at $92.25 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Pres. EEMA & Duty Free owned 92,619 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.62% with the 14,609-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.43, down $0.82, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Philip Morris International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 110,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 110,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 110,000

The average volume for Philip Morris International has been 4.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Philip Morris International has a market cap of $142.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 4.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, other tobacco products, and other nicotine-containing products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Philip Morris International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Philip Morris International as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full

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