Yesterday, Oct. 27, 2015, 46 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $9.70 to $8,186,902.01.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Microsoft (MSFT) - FREE Research Report

Turner Brian Kevin, who is Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft, sold 154,499 shares at $52.99 on Oct. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 987,080 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.53% with the 154,499-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.07, up $0.08, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsoft go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 23,612
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 23,612
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 23,612
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16.1 million

The average volume for Microsoft has been 35.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsoft has a market cap of $433.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 15.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.9. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Microsoft a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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rates Microsoft as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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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Salesforce.com (CRM) - FREE Research Report

Benioff Marc, who is Chairman of the Board & CEO at Salesforce.com, sold 25,000 shares at $78.14 on Oct. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board & CEO owned 37.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.38, down $0.76, or 0.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Salesforce.com go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 170,247
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 173,456
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 182,005

The average volume for Salesforce.com has been 4.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $51.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 31.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. Currently, there are 26 analysts who rate Salesforce.com a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Salesforce.com as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its 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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CYS Investments (CYS) - FREE Research Report

Tyson David A, who is Director at CYS Investments, sold 4,000 shares at $7.95 on Oct. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,256 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.23% with the 4,000-share transaction.

Grant Kevin E, who is Chairman, CEO, CIO, President at CYS Investments, sold 30,000 shares at $7.98 on Oct. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO, CIO, President owned 709,847 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.05% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.79, down $0.19, or 2.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CYS Investments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 17,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,600

The average volume for CYS Investments has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CYS Investments has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 11.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

CYS Investments, Inc., a specialty finance company, makes leveraged investments in whole-pool residential mortgage pass-through securities where the principal and interest payments are guaranteed. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate CYS Investments a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates CYS Investments as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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