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yesterday, March 9, 2015, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $650.00 to $360000000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) - FREE Research Report

Hagelin Keith, who is SVP, Operations at Douglas Dynamics, sold 3,938 shares at $22.61 on March 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Operations owned 63,930 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.8% with the 3,938-share transaction.

Adamson Mark, who is SVP, Sales and Marketing at Douglas Dynamics, sold 4,108 shares at $22.61 on March 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Sales and Marketing owned 44,127 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.5% with the 4,108-share transaction.

Young Robert J, who is VP, Controller and Treasurer at Douglas Dynamics, sold 1,193 shares at $22.95 on March 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller and Treasurer owned 19,354 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.8% with the 1,193-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.49, down $0.46, or 2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Douglas Dynamics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,952
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,952
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,952

The average volume for Douglas Dynamics has been 166,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Douglas Dynamics has a market cap of $500.5 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 6.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Douglas Dynamics, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of snow and ice control equipment for light trucks in the United States and Canada. It provides snowplows, sand and salt spreaders, and related parts and accessories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3100000000000004973799150320701301097869873046875. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Douglas Dynamics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and two rate it a hold.

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rates Douglas Dynamics as a

buy

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

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California Water Service Group (CWT) - FREE Research Report

Nelson Peter C, who is Director at California Water Service Group, sold 10,000 shares at $24.14 on March 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 100,574 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.94, down $0.20, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for California Water Service Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,597

The average volume for California Water Service Group has been 224,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. California Water Service Group has a market cap of $1.14 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.089999999999999857891452847979962825775146484375. Currently, there are two analysts who rate California Water Service Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and two rate it a hold.

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buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. 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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CrossAmerica Partners (CAPL) - FREE Research Report

Reilly John B. III, who is Director at CrossAmerica Partners, bought 10,000 shares at $33.74 on March 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 121,080 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.98, up $0.24, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CrossAmerica Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000

The average volume for CrossAmerica Partners has been 75,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. CrossAmerica Partners has a market cap of $584.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 14.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CrossAmerica Partners LP operates as a wholesale distributor of motor fuels, and owns and leases real estate used in the retail distribution of motor fuels in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.3%. Currently, there are eight analysts who rate CrossAmerica Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and one rates it a hold.

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buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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