Yesterday, Aug. 26, 2015, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $95.86 to $14,679,317.76.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Genworth Financial (GNW) - FREE Research Report

Parke James A, who is Director at Genworth Financial, bought 50,000 shares at $4.51 on Aug. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 350,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.67% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.83, up $0.32, or 6.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genworth Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 80,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 80,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 80,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,000

The average volume for Genworth Financial has been 6.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Genworth Financial has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 45.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Genworth Financial, Inc. provides insurance, retirement, and homeownership solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through U.S. Life Insurance, International Mortgage Insurance, U.S. Mortgage Insurance, International Protection, and Runoff segments. The U.S. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Genworth Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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rates Genworth Financial as a

sell

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

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Proofpoint (PFPT) - FREE Research Report

Newell Tracey, who is EVP, Worldwide Sales at Proofpoint, sold 1,000 shares at $56.55 on Aug. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Worldwide Sales owned 17,133 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.51% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.04, up $0.49, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Proofpoint go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 131,251

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The average volume for Proofpoint has been 597,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Proofpoint has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 17.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Proofpoint, Inc. provides threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery, and secure communication solutions worldwide. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Proofpoint a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Proofpoint as a

sell

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SpartanNash Company (SPTN) - FREE Research Report

Proctor Hawthorne L., who is Director at SpartanNash Company, sold 3,000 shares at $29.10 on Aug. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,667 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.17, up $1.07, or 3.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SpartanNash Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,439
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,439
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48,816

The average volume for SpartanNash Company has been 166,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. SpartanNash Company has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 15.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SpartanNash Company operates as a grocery distributor and retailer primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Military, Food Distribution, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate SpartanNash Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates SpartanNash Company as a

buy

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

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