Yesterday, Oct. 1, 2015, 39 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $22.95 to $44,625,000.00.

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 $98.50 on Oct. 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,568 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.27% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $95.86, down $2.64, or 2.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,224

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 886,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $19.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 1.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.7. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Moody's Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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Five Below (FIVE) - FREE Research Report

Anderson Joel D, who is President and CEO at Five Below, bought 5,000 shares at $32.87 on Oct. 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 26,113 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 23.68% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.78, up $0.91, or 2.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Five Below go as follows:

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

The average volume for Five Below has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Five Below has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 16.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.7. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Five Below a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Five Below as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and premium valuation. Get the full

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Holly Energy Partners (HEP) - FREE Research Report

Norwood Kenneth, who is VP and Controller at Holly Energy Partners, bought 1,000 shares at $27.44 on Oct. 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP and Controller owned 8,144 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.61, up $1.17, or 4.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Holly Energy Partners go as follows:

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

The average volume for Holly Energy Partners has been 125,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Holly Energy Partners has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 5.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. owns and operates petroleum product and crude pipelines, storage tanks, distribution terminals, and loading rack facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Holly Energy Partners a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Holly Energy Partners as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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