Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2015, 171 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.69 to $70,050,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

MGM Resorts International (MGM) - FREE Research Report

McManus John, who is Evp General Counsel And Secy at MGM Resorts International, sold 7,442 shares at $23.28 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp General Counsel And Secy owned 30,071 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.84% with the 7,442-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.71, down $0.57, or 2.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MGM Resorts International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,780
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,780
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,780

The average volume for MGM Resorts International has been 7.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MGM Resorts International has a market cap of $13.1 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 6.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MGM Resorts International, through its subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts. It operates through two segments, Wholly Owned Domestic Resorts and MGM China. The company's casino resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate MGM Resorts International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates MGM Resorts International as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

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Carter's (CRI) - FREE Research Report

Casey Michael Dennis, who is Chief Executive Officer at Carter's, sold 23,610 shares at $87.57 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 448,590 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5% with the 23,610-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.90, down $2.67, or 3.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carter's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,771
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,771
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,771

The average volume for Carter's has been 706,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carter's has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 1.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Carter's, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, source, and market branded childrenswear under the Carter's, Child of Mine, Just One You, Precious Firsts, OshKosh, and other brands. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Carter's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Carter's as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. 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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Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) - FREE Research Report

Koehler Neil M, who is President & CEO at Pacific Ethanol, bought 20,000 shares at $4.78 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 388,063 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.43% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Koehler Paul, who is VP of Corporate Development at Pacific Ethanol, bought 7,000 shares at $4.58 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP of Corporate Development owned 54,708 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.67% with the 7,000-share transaction.

McGregor Bryon T, who is Chief Financial Officer at Pacific Ethanol, bought 7,000 shares at $4.66 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 73,255 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.57% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.62, down $0.04, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pacific Ethanol go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Pacific Ethanol has been 884,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pacific Ethanol has a market cap of $165.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 52.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. produces and markets low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States. It sells ethanol primarily to gasoline refining and distribution companies. The company also provides ethanol transportation, storage, and delivery services through third-party service providers. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Pacific Ethanol a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Pacific Ethanol as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

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