Yesterday, Feb. 24, 2016, 77 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.66 to $7,618,160.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Prospect Capital (PSEC) - FREE Research Report

Eliasek M Grier, who is Chief Operating Officer at Prospect Capital, bought 15,000 shares at $6.92 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 717,196 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.14% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Barry John F, who is Chief Executive Officer at Prospect Capital, bought 1.1 million shares at $6.93 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 21.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.51% with the 1.1 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.07, up $0.14, or 2.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prospect Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5.5 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12.8 million

The average volume for Prospect Capital has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prospect Capital has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 1.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Prospect Capital a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Prospect Capital as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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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Aetna (AET) - FREE Research Report

Coye Molly Joel, who is Director at Aetna, sold 1,175 shares at $106.28 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,104 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.66% with the 1,175-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $106.56, up $0.28, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aetna go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,373
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,373
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,373

The average volume for Aetna has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aetna has a market cap of $36.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 4.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Aetna a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Aetna as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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American Capital Agency (AGNC) - FREE Research Report

Bell Bernice, who is SVP and Chief Accounting Off. at American Capital Agency, sold 2,078 shares at $18.00 on Feb. 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP and Chief Accounting Off. owned 28,562 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.78% with the 2,078-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.08, up $0.08, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital Agency go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,385
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,385
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,385

The average volume for American Capital Agency has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital Agency has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 4.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate American Capital Agency a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates American Capital Agency as a

sell

. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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