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Yesterday, Feb. 25, 2015, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,500.00 to $440,121,045.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

MSA Safety Incorporated (MSA) - FREE Research Report

Bruggeworth Robert A, who is Director at MSA Safety Incorporated, bought 83 shares at $55.00 on Feb. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,707 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.66% with the 83-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.82, down $5.18, or 10.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MSA Safety Incorporated go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,661
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,661
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,802

The average volume for MSA Safety Incorporated has been 143,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. MSA Safety Incorporated has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 8.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MSA Safety Incorporated develops, manufactures, and supplies products that protect people's health and safety worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate MSA Safety Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates MSA Safety Incorporated as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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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Rex Energy (REXX) - FREE Research Report

Tipton Todd N., who is Director at Rex Energy, bought 5,000 shares at $4.75 on Feb. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 26,970 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 22.76% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Zak John J, who is Director at Rex Energy, bought 2,000 shares at $4.76 on Feb. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 34,364 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.18% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.89, up $0.13, or 2.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rex Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,359
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,359
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 259,265
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,359

The average volume for Rex Energy has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Rex Energy has a market cap of $251.6 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 6.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Rex Energy Corporation operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in the Appalachian and Illinois basins in the United States. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Rex Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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rates Rex Energy as a

sell

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

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Celadon Group (CGI) - FREE Research Report

Miller Michael, who is Director at Celadon Group, sold 4,422 shares at $25.92 on Feb. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 33,452 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.68% with the 4,422-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.35, up $0.43, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Celadon Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 180,641
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 180,641
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 180,641

The average volume for Celadon Group has been 167,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Celadon Group has a market cap of $632.5 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 16.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Celadon Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides transportation services between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company operates through two segments, Asset-Based and Asset-Light. The Asset-Based segment provides dry van carrier and rail services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Celadon Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Celadon 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 reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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