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Yesterday, March 18, 2015, 90 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $102,376,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Public Storage (PSA) - FREE Research Report

Pruitt Gary E, who is Director at Public Storage, bought 2,000 shares at $190.37 on March 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,350 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 148.15% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $193.66, up $3.29, or 1.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Public Storage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 418
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 418
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 418

The average volume for Public Storage has been 633,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Public Storage has a market cap of $32.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Public Storage is an equity real estate investment trust. It engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Public Storage a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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rates Public Storage as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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XO Group (XOXO) - FREE Research Report

Baker Charles, who is Director at XO Group, bought 6,000 shares at $16.80 on March 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 36,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 20% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.19, up $0.39, or 2.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for XO Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,700

The average volume for XO Group has been 92,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. XO Group has a market cap of $441.0 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 6.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

XO Group Inc., a consumer Internet and media company, provides multiplatform media services to the wedding, nesting, and first-time pregnancy markets in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 840.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate XO Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates XO Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins 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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Genesco (GCO) - FREE Research Report

Sisson Roger G, who is Sr VP, Secretary & Gen Counsel at Genesco, sold 11,714 shares at $67.85 on March 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, Secretary & Gen Counsel owned 58,555 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.67% with the 11,714-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.79, up $0.94, or 1.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Genesco has been 155,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genesco has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 11.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Genesco Inc. is engaged in the retail and wholesale of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates in five segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Lids Sports Group, Johnston & Murphy Group, and Licensed Brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Genesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Genesco as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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