Yesterday, Jan. 4, 2016, 49 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $184.24 to $5,809,890.90.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Moody's Corporation (MCO) - FREE Research Report

Duffie Darrell, who is Director at Moody's Corporation, sold 500 shares at $100.80 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,100 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.31% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $100.34, down $0.46, or 0.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,500

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $20.1 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 5.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. The company operates through Moody's Investors Service and Moody's Analytics segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Moody's Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Moody's Corporation as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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Blackstone Mortgage (BXMT) - FREE Research Report

Ruffing Thomas C, who is Managing Director at Blackstone Mortgage, sold 121 shares at $26.98 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Managing Director owned 18,549 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.65% with the 121-share transaction.

Rothschild Randall S., who is Secretary & Managing Director at Blackstone Mortgage, sold 253 shares at $26.98 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Secretary & Managing Director owned 15,473 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.61% with the 253-share transaction.

Marone Anthony F. JR, who is Principal Accounting Officer at Blackstone Mortgage, sold 182 shares at $26.98 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Principal Accounting Officer owned 17,168 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.05% with the 182-share transaction.

Quinlan Paul D, who is Chief Financial Officer at Blackstone Mortgage, sold 337 shares at $26.98 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 22,692 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.46% with the 337-share transaction.

Armer Douglas N., who is Treasurer, Managing Director at Blackstone Mortgage, sold 539 shares at $26.98 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Treasurer, Managing Director owned 44,630 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.19% with the 539-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.76, down $0.22, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Blackstone Mortgage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 90,164
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,362
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 90,164
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,362
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 90,164
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,959

The average volume for Blackstone Mortgage has been 487,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Blackstone Mortgage has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 7.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc., a real estate finance company, originates and purchases senior loans collateralized by properties in North America and Europe. It operates through two segments, Loan Origination and CT Legacy Portfolio. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Blackstone Mortgage a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Blackstone Mortgage 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 find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full

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Main Street Capital (MAIN) - FREE Research Report

Solcher Stephen B, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 21 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,326 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.91% with the 21-share transaction.

Canon Joseph E, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 330 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 46,876 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.71% with the 330-share transaction.

Magdol David L., who is Vice Chairman, CIO and SMD at Main Street Capital, bought 436 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman, CIO and SMD owned 277,505 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.16% with the 436-share transaction.

Hartman Curtis L., who is Vice Chairman, CCO, and SMD at Main Street Capital, bought 212 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman, CCO, and SMD owned 219,017 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 212-share transaction.

Stout Rodger A., who is Evp at Main Street Capital, bought 170 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 150,469 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 170-share transaction.

Appling Michael JR, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 895 shares at $30.43 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 101,060 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.89% with the 895-share transaction.

Beauvais Jason B, who is SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. at Main Street Capital, bought 237 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. owned 74,206 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.32% with the 237-share transaction.

Lane Brian E., who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 19 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,160 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.91% with the 19-share transaction.

Smith Brent D., who is CFO, Treasurer at Main Street Capital, bought 58 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the CFO, Treasurer owned 12,722 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.45% with the 58-share transaction.

Griffin Jon Kevin, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 138 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,098 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.77% with the 138-share transaction.

Martin Shannon, who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Main Street Capital, bought 59 shares at $30.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 23,798 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.25% with the 59-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.08, down $1.12, or 3.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Main Street Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000

The average volume for Main Street Capital has been 293,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Main Street Capital has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 0.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Main Street Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Main Street Capital as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full

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