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Yesterday, Feb. 17, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $32.20 to $7,735,729,234.17.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Kirby (KEX) - FREE Research Report

Reniers Joseph H., who is VP-Strategy & Operational Svc at Kirby, sold 2,459 shares at $79.00 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP-Strategy & Operational Svc owned 10,775 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.58% with the 2,459-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.52, up $1.52, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kirby go as follows:

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

The average volume for Kirby has been 793,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kirby has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 2.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Kirby a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Kirby as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Kforce (KFRC) - FREE Research Report

Kelly David M, who is Sr VP, Chief Financial Officer at Kforce, sold 10,000 shares at $23.17 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, Chief Financial Officer owned 116,769 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.89% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.80, up $0.63, or 2.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kforce go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,136
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 232,317
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 324,677

The average volume for Kforce has been 152,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kforce has a market cap of $710.9 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 2.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kforce Inc. provides professional and technical specialty staffing services and solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Technology (Tech), Finance and Accounting (FA), and Government Solutions (GS) segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Kforce a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Kforce as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Allegiant Travel (ALGT) - FREE Research Report

Allard Scott Matthew, who is Chief Information Officer at Allegiant Travel, sold 1,338 shares at $178.69 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Information Officer owned 4,880 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.52% with the 1,338-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $175.99, down $2.70, or 1.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allegiant Travel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,042
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,042
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,948

The average volume for Allegiant Travel has been 162,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Allegiant Travel has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 16.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Allegiant Travel Company, a leisure travel company, focuses on the provision of travel services and products to residents of small cities in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Allegiant Travel a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Allegiant Travel as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

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