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Yesterday, Aug. 21, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $747.00 to $81,857,601.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - FREE Research Report

Galik Milan, who is SVP Software Development at Interactive Brokers Group, sold 1,800 shares at $23.41 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP Software Development owned 737,417 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.24% with the 1,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.71, up $0.30, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,700

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 376,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Interactive Brokers Group has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 2.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Interactive Brokers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Interactive Brokers Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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TJX Companies (TJX) - FREE Research Report

Meyrowitz Carol, who is Ceo - Tjx at TJX Companies, sold 156,100 shares at $59.04 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo - Tjx owned 501,641 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.73% with the 156,100-share transaction.

Herrman Ernie, who is President at TJX Companies, sold 13,212 shares at $58.70 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 500,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.57% with the 13,212-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.29, up $0.59, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TJX Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 31,656
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 31,656
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,000

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The average volume for TJX Companies has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TJX Companies has a market cap of $41.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 7.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate TJX Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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rates TJX Companies 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Microchip Technology (MCHP) - FREE Research Report

Little Mitchell R, who is VP, WW Sales and Appns. at Microchip Technology, sold 3,039 shares at $47.66 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, WW Sales and Appns. owned 9,574 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.09% with the 3,039-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.72, up $0.06, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microchip Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,466
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,466
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,511

The average volume for Microchip Technology has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microchip Technology has a market cap of $9.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 6.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Microchip Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Microchip Technology as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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