Yesterday, Dec. 16, 2015, 113 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $10.88 to $18,402,925.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) - FREE Research Report

Swets Larry G Jr, who is President and CEO at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 450 shares at $4.63 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 2.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.02% with the 450-share transaction.

Baqar Hassan, who is Vice President at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 152 shares at $4.63 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 146,056 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 152-share transaction.

Hickey William August Jr, who is Executive VP, COO, and CFO at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 324 shares at $4.63 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, COO, and CFO owned 290,192 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 324-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.56, down $0.07, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kingsway Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 895
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,797
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 14,592
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Kingsway Financial Services has been 19,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kingsway Financial Services has a market cap of $90.1 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 17.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kingsway Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Insurance Underwriting and Insurance Services. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Kingsway Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Kingsway Financial Services as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Diamond Foods (DMND) - FREE Research Report

Driscoll Brian J, who is President & CEO at Diamond Foods, sold 5,000 shares at $39.50 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 154,528 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.13% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.78, up $0.28, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diamond Foods go as follows:

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

The average volume for Diamond Foods has been 529,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamond Foods has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 42.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Diamond Foods, Inc. engages in processing, marketing, and distributing snack products; and culinary, in-shell, and ingredient nuts. The company operates in two segments, Snacks and Nuts. It offers potato chips, ready-to-eat popcorn, and snack nuts. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Diamond Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Diamond Foods as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, notable return on equity and increase in net income. 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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Monmouth Real Estate Investment (MNR) - FREE Research Report

Umh Properties, Inc., who is Shareholder at Monmouth Real Estate Investment, bought 15,199 shares at $9.54 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 2.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.72% with the 15,199-share transaction.

Miller Kevin S., who is Chief Financial Officer at Monmouth Real Estate Investment, bought 105 shares at $9.54 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 35,695 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.29% with the 105-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.63, up $1.09, or 10.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monmouth Real Estate Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 53
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 804
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 19,116

The average volume for Monmouth Real Estate Investment has been 170,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monmouth Real Estate Investment has a market cap of $643.5 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 3.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (MREIC) is a real estate investment trust. It owns, manages, and leases properties to investment-grade tenants on long-term leases. The firm invests in the public equity and real estate markets of the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Monmouth Real Estate Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Monmouth Real Estate Investment as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full

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