Yesterday, Aug. 24, 2015, 130 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $548.22 to $210,501,361.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mallinckrodt (MNK) - FREE Research Report

Trudeau Mark, who is President & CEO at Mallinckrodt, bought 2,000 shares at $88.44 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 165,176 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.23% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Fischer Meredith B, who is Sr. VP, Comm & Public Affairs at Mallinckrodt, bought 224 shares at $89.02 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Comm & Public Affairs owned 12,080 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.89% with the 224-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.54, down $5.48, or 6.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mallinckrodt go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 668
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 668
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 668

The average volume for Mallinckrodt has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mallinckrodt has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 17.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Mallinckrodt Public Limited Company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products and medical imaging agents worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Specialty Pharmaceuticals and Global Medical Imaging. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Mallinckrodt a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Mallinckrodt as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Stonegate Mortgage Corporation (SGM) - FREE Research Report

Rogers Lisa A., who is EVP - Loan Originiation at Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, bought 5,000 shares at $6.80 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP - Loan Originiation owned 26,798 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 22.94% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.35, down $0.45, or 7.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stonegate Mortgage Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 55,556
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,556
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 55,556

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The average volume for Stonegate Mortgage Corporation has been 27,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stonegate Mortgage Corporation has a market cap of $180.5 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 45.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, a specialty finance company, focuses on originating, financing, and serving residential mortgage loans in the United States. The company originates and sells residential mortgage loans and jumbo loans through correspondent, wholesale, and retail channels. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Stonegate Mortgage Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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sell

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Level 3 Communications (LVLT) - FREE Research Report

Stt Crossing Ltd, who is 10% Owner at Level 3 Communications, bought 200,000 shares at $47.10 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 64.5 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.31% with the 200,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.03, down $2.07, or 4.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Level 3 Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 359,689
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 359,689
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 359,689
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,793

The average volume for Level 3 Communications has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Level 3 Communications has a market cap of $16.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 10.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Level 3 Communications, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a facilities-based provider of a range of integrated communications services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.9. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Level 3 Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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