Friday, March 11, 2016, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,470.00 to $11,404,552.34.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Illumina (ILMN) - FREE Research Report

Ostadan Omead, who is EVP Ops, Products, Strategy at Illumina, sold 871 shares at $150.32 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP Ops, Products, Strategy owned 55,189 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.55% with the 871-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $154.59, up $4.27, or 2.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Illumina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,898
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,174
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,268

The average volume for Illumina has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Illumina has a market cap of $22.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 17.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Illumina, Inc. provides sequencing and array-based solutions for genetic analysis. The company's sequencing by synthesis technology provides researchers with various applications and the ability to sequence mammalian genomes. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Illumina a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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rates Illumina as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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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Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) - FREE Research Report

Townsend Steven H, who is Director at Sprouts Farmers Market, sold 10,000 shares at $27.85 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30,974 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.41% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.18, up $0.33, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sprouts Farmers Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,505
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,505
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,505

The average volume for Sprouts Farmers Market has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sprouts Farmers Market has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 5.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.9. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Sprouts Farmers Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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rates Sprouts Farmers Market as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, premium valuation and poor profit margins. Get the full

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Great Plains Energy (GXP) - FREE Research Report

Bassham Terry D, who is President and CEO at Great Plains Energy, sold 20,000 shares at $30.51 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 228,800 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.04% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Humphrey Heather A, who is SVP-Corp Srv & General Counsel at Great Plains Energy, sold 1,600 shares at $30.60 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP-Corp Srv & General Counsel owned 40,888 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.77% with the 1,600-share transaction.

Bryant Kevin E., who is SVP and CFO at Great Plains Energy, sold 600 shares at $30.58 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP and CFO owned 38,476 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.54% with the 600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.95, up $0.37, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Great Plains Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 36,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 36,000

The average volume for Great Plains Energy has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Great Plains Energy has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 13.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in Missouri and Kansas. It also provides regulated steam services in St. Joseph, Missouri. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Great Plains Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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rates Great Plains Energy as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel its 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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