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Yesterday, March 19, 2015, 56 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $59.05 to $2,925,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Lifetime Brands (LCUT) - FREE Research Report

Shiftan Ronald, who is Vice Chairman of Board & COO at Lifetime Brands, sold 15,210 shares at $14.51 on March 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman of Board & COO owned 133,971 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.2% with the 15,210-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.69, up $0.18, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lifetime Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,309
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,309
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,809

The average volume for Lifetime Brands has been 28,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lifetime Brands has a market cap of $198.8 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 15.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Lifetime Brands, Inc. designs, sources, and sells branded kitchenware, tableware, and other products used in the home in the United States. It operates through two segments, Wholesale and Retail Direct. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 131.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Lifetime Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Lifetime Brands 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 and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Investment Technology Group (ITG) - FREE Research Report

Boardman Robert J., who is Man. Director, CEO of Europe at Investment Technology Group, sold 6,800 shares at $28.61 on March 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Man. Director, CEO of Europe owned 140,271 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.62% with the 6,800-share transaction.

Goldstein Peter A, who is Head of Human Resources at Investment Technology Group, sold 5,000 shares at $29.15 on March 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Head of Human Resources owned 42,281 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.58% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.14, down $1.01, or 3.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Investment Technology Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 45,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 65,300

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  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,800

The average volume for Investment Technology Group has been 256,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Investment Technology Group has a market cap of $966.9 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 35.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Investment Technology Group, Inc. operates as an independent research and execution broker in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Investment Technology Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Investment Technology Group as a

buy

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

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CSG Systems International (CSGS) - FREE Research Report

Wiese Randy, who is Evp & Cfo at CSG Systems International, sold 2,000 shares at $29.49 on March 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp & Cfo owned 155,324 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.27% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.14, up $0.65, or 2.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CSG Systems International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 52,543
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 56,563
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 96,563

The average volume for CSG Systems International has been 274,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. CSG Systems International has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 19.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CSG Systems International, Inc. provides business support solutions primarily to the communications industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate CSG Systems International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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