Yesterday, Aug. 27, 2015, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $287.50 to $3,256,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

International Business Machines (IBM) - FREE Research Report

Van Kralingen Bridget A, who is Senior Vice President at International Business Machines, sold 2,850 shares at $145.17 on Aug. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 2,866 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.86% with the 2,850-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $147.64, up $2.47, or 1.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Business Machines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,028

The average volume for International Business Machines has been 4.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Business Machines has a market cap of $143.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 7.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate International Business Machines a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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rates International Business Machines as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Stonemor Partners (STON) - FREE Research Report

Pound Leo J, who is Director at Stonemor Partners, bought 600 shares at $26.54 on Aug. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,100 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 120% with the 600-share transaction.

Talbott Fenton R, who is Director at Stonemor Partners, bought 500 shares at $25.72 on Aug. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,035 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.18% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.10, up $1.38, or 5.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stonemor Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,568
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 45,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,734
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,234
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,000

The average volume for Stonemor Partners has been 248,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stonemor Partners has a market cap of $840.2 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 6.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

StoneMor Partners L.P., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates cemeteries in the United States. It operates through Cemetery Operations-Southeast, Cemetery Operations-Northeast, Cemetery Operations-West, and Funeral Homes segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.82%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Stonemor Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Stonemor Partners as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Green Plains (GPRE) - FREE Research Report

Briggs Jeffrey S., who is Chief Operating Officer at Green Plains, bought 500 shares at $18.01 on Aug. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 166,411 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.3% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.66, up $2.65, or 12.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Green Plains go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 917
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 917
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 917

The average volume for Green Plains has been 941,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Plains has a market cap of $692.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 20.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production, Corn Oil Production, Agribusiness, and Marketing and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Green Plains a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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buy

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