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Yesterday, March 4, 2015, 133 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $62.50 to $191,397,755.25.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PNM Resources (PNM) - FREE Research Report

Conley E Renae, who is Director at PNM Resources, bought 5,404 shares at $27.80 on March 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,404 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 5,404-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.11, up $0.31, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PNM Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,734
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,734
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,734

The average volume for PNM Resources has been 541,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. PNM Resources has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 6.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PNM Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates in energy and energy-related businesses in the United States. It is primarily involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate PNM Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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rates PNM Resources as a

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 and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Koppers Holdings (KOP) - FREE Research Report

Neupaver Albert J, who is Director at Koppers Holdings, bought 5,800 shares at $17.60 on March 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,445 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 29.52% with the 5,800-share transaction.

Sullivan James A., who is SVP Global CM&C at Koppers Holdings, bought 4,000 shares at $16.96 on March 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Global CM&C owned 5,975 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 202.56% with the 4,000-share transaction.

Tritch Stephen R, who is Director at Koppers Holdings, bought 9,381 shares at $16.94 on March 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,026 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 59.96% with the 9,381-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.96, up $1.02, or 5.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Koppers Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,300

The average volume for Koppers Holdings has been 180,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Koppers Holdings has a market cap of $360.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 30.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Koppers Holdings Inc. manufactures and sells carbon compounds, and commercial wood treatment products and services in the United States, Australia, Europe, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.69%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Koppers Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Koppers Holdings 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, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) - FREE Research Report

Deluca Norman J, who is MD, Digital Banking at Bottomline Technologies, sold 1,200 shares at $26.31 on March 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the MD, Digital Banking owned 78,175 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.51% with the 1,200-share transaction.

Kelly John Francis, who is GM, Legal Solutions at Bottomline Technologies, sold 370 shares at $26.31 on March 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the GM, Legal Solutions owned 61,137 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.6% with the 370-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.51, up $0.20, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bottomline Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,607
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,184
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 58,132

The average volume for Bottomline Technologies has been 244,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bottomline Technologies has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 4.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Bottomline Technologies (de), Inc. provides cloud-based payment, invoice, and digital banking solutions to banks, corporations, insurance companies, and financial institutions worldwide. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Bottomline Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full

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