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Yesterday, Dec. 10, 2014, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $203,469,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pinnacle Foods (PF) - FREE Research Report

Fernandez Antonio F., who is EVP, CSC Officer at Pinnacle Foods, sold 3,035 shares at $34.16 on Dec. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, CSC Officer owned 87,424 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.36% with the 3,035-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.42, up $0.26, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pinnacle Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 150,350
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 164,620
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 222,250

The average volume for Pinnacle Foods has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pinnacle Foods has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 25.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Pinnacle Foods Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded convenience food products in North America. It operates through three segments: Birds Eye Frozen, Duncan Hines Grocery, and Specialty Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Pinnacle Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Pinnacle Foods as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full

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Pegasystems (PEGA) - FREE Research Report

Weber Larry, who is Director at Pegasystems, sold 2,500 shares at $21.73 on Dec. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,636 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.66% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.70, down $1.03, or 4.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pegasystems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,772
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,772
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,363

The average volume for Pegasystems has been 196,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pegasystems has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 13.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Pegasystems Inc. develops, markets, licenses, and supports software to automate complex, changing business processes in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 57.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Pegasystems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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hold

. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Whitestone REIT (WSR) - FREE Research Report

Holeman David K, who is Chief Financial Officer at Whitestone REIT, bought 655 shares at $14.68 on Dec. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 68,146 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.97% with the 655-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.81, up $0.13, or 0.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Whitestone REIT go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Whitestone REIT has been 96,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Whitestone REIT has a market cap of $335.4 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 11.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

WhiteStone REIT is a Maryland REIT engaged in owning and operating commercial properties in culturally diverse markets in major metropolitan areas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Whitestone REIT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Whitestone REIT as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, 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 shows low profit margins. Get the full

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