Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, 77 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $24.26 to $4,955,373.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ingles Markets (IMKTA) - FREE Research Report

Tudor Brenda S, who is Director at Ingles Markets, bought 100 shares at $45.22 on Dec. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 200 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.14, down $2.08, or 4.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ingles Markets go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Ingles Markets has been 144,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ingles Markets has a market cap of $602.1 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 13.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ingles Markets, Incorporated operates a chain of supermarkets in the southeast United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Ingles Markets a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Ingles Markets as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. 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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Validus Holdings (VR) - FREE Research Report

Kuzloski Robert F, who is EVP, General Counsel at Validus Holdings, sold 18,260 shares at $45.98 on Dec. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, General Counsel owned 100,662 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.35% with the 18,260-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.93, down $0.05, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Validus Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,441
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,323

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  • 24-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,114

The average volume for Validus Holdings has been 599,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Validus Holdings has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 9.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. provides reinsurance coverage, insurance coverage, and insurance linked securities management services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Validus Re, AlphaCat, Talbot, and Western World. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Validus Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Validus Holdings as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTI) - FREE Research Report

Beale Matthew, who is Chief Executive Officer at Clean Diesel Technologies, bought 50,000 shares at $0.97 on Dec. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 59,613 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 520.13% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.04, up $0.07, or 6.98% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Clean Diesel Technologies has been 353,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Clean Diesel Technologies has a market cap of $16.7 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 45.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. manufactures and distributes light duty vehicle catalysts and heavy duty diesel emissions control systems and products to automakers, distributors, integrators, and retrofitters in the United States, Canada, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Clean Diesel Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Clean Diesel Technologies as a

sell

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

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