Yesterday, Dec. 7, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $47.20 to $44,583,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

NuVasive (NUVA) - FREE Research Report

Blackford Quentin S., who is CFO and CAO at NuVasive, sold 15,000 shares at $51.10 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO and CAO owned 2,599 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 85.23% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.18, down $0.92, or 1.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NuVasive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,116
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 97,298

The average volume for NuVasive has been 513,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. NuVasive has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 7.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company, develops and markets minimally-disruptive surgical products and procedurally-integrated solutions for the spine. Its products focus on applications for spine fusion surgery. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.4. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate NuVasive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates NuVasive as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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NGL Energy Partners (NGL) - FREE Research Report

Collingsworth James M, who is Director at NGL Energy Partners, bought 10,000 shares at $12.97 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 37,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 37.04% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.60, down $1.37, or 11.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NGL Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,455
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,455
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 27,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,455

The average volume for NGL Energy Partners has been 604,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. NGL Energy Partners has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 60.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

NGL Energy Partners LP, through its subsidiaries, engages in the crude oil logistics, water solutions, liquids, retail propane, and refined products and renewables businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 18.91%. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate NGL Energy Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates NGL Energy Partners as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its generally strong cash flow from operations. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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WashingtonFirst Bankshares (WFBI) - FREE Research Report

Bracewell Joseph S, who is Executive Chairman at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 6,960 shares at $20.25 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 333,554 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.13% with the 6,960-share transaction.

Dalton John H, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 5,000 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,881 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 20.1% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Andrews Charles E, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 1,500 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,377 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 30.76% with the 1,500-share transaction.

Horn Richard D, who is General Counsel at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 5,000 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 56,586 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.69% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Reilly William G, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 5,000 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 66,916 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 8.08% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Mohan Madhu K, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 15,000 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,764 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 89.48% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Michael Mark C, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 10,000 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 106,444 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.37% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Morrissette Kenneth, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 11,000 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,397 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 458.91% with the 11,000-share transaction.

Mahoney John J, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 2,500 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,336 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.12% with the 2,500-share transaction.

Peterson Jon Milton, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 12,500 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,938 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 194.16% with the 12,500-share transaction.

Merrick Caren D, who is Director at WashingtonFirst Bankshares, bought 1,250 shares at $20.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,544 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 425.17% with the 1,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.10, up $1.10, or 5.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WashingtonFirst Bankshares go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 514
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 514
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 514
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,000

The average volume for WashingtonFirst Bankshares has been 4,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. WashingtonFirst Bankshares has a market cap of $180.8 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 38.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. operates as the holding company for WashingtonFirst Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to small-to-medium sized businesses, not-for-profit organizations, professional service firms, and individuals in Washington, DC metropolitan area. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6.

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rates WashingtonFirst Bankshares as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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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