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Yesterday, Dec. 11, 2014, 103 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $337.00 to $15,638,127.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PH Glatfelter (GLT) - FREE Research Report

Rapp Martin, who is Senior VP, Business Unit at PH Glatfelter, sold 2,500 shares at $24.76 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Business Unit owned 47,256 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.02% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.73, down $0.03, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PH Glatfelter go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,063
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,595
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,595

The average volume for PH Glatfelter has been 179,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. PH Glatfelter has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 10.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

P. H. Glatfelter Company manufactures and sells specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate PH Glatfelter a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates PH Glatfelter as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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Newtek Business Services (NEWT) - FREE Research Report

Mulia Salvatore Francis, who is Director at Newtek Business Services, bought 3,340 shares at $13.59 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 42,785 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 8.47% with the 3,340-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.39, up $0.80, or 5.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Newtek Business Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 48
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 27,450
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48

The average volume for Newtek Business Services has been 11,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Newtek Business Services has a market cap of $107.8 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 9.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Newtek Business Services, Inc. provides financial and business services to the small-and medium-sized business market in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9.

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Aceto (ACET) - FREE Research Report

Debenedittis Frank, who is Sr. Vice President at Aceto, sold 3,000 shares at $21.25 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President owned 76,703 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.76% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.09, down $0.16, or 0.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aceto go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,177
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,427
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,343

The average volume for Aceto has been 180,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aceto has a market cap of $642.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 15.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Aceto Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, sources, markets, sells, and distributes pharmaceutical intermediates and active ingredients, finished dosage form generics, nutraceutical products, agricultural protection products, and specialty chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.0. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Aceto a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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