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Yesterday, July 16, 2014, 47 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $190.40 to $65,528,140.49.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

REX American Resources (REX) - FREE Research Report

Rose Stuart A, who is Cob; Ceo at REX American Resources, sold 50,000 shares at $82.28 on July 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cob; Ceo owned 926,758 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.12% with the 50,000-share transaction.

Rizvi Zafar A, who is COO; President at REX American Resources, sold 10,000 shares at $83.00 on July 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the COO; President owned 50,860 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.43% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.81, up $0.81, or 0.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for REX American Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 62,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 256,263
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 564,280

The average volume for REX American Resources has been 133,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. REX American Resources has a market cap of $685.2 million and is part of the conglomerates sector and conglomerates industry. Shares are up 89.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

REX American Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, produces and sells ethanol. The company operates in two segments, Alternative Energy and Real Estate. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.0. Currently, there are no analysts who rate REX American Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates REX American Resources 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Advisory Board (ABCO) - FREE Research Report

Van Hoose Mary, who is Chief Talent Officer at Advisory Board, sold 1,333 shares at $51.18 on July 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Talent Officer owned 28,218 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.51% with the 1,333-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.69, down $0.49, or 0.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advisory Board go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,666
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,666

The average volume for Advisory Board has been 258,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Advisory Board has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 20.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Advisory Board Company provides best practices research and analysis, business intelligence and performance technology software, and consulting and management services to the health care and education industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 75.8. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Advisory Board a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Advisory Board as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Littelfuse (LFUS) - FREE Research Report

Franklin Philip G, who is Senior V.P. & CFO at Littelfuse, sold 3,400 shares at $92.41 on July 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior V.P. & CFO owned 45,906 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.9% with the 3,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $90.65, down $1.76, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Littelfuse go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,956
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,986
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,586

The average volume for Littelfuse has been 115,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Littelfuse has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 1.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices for use in the automotive, electronic, and electrical markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Electrical. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Littelfuse a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Littelfuse as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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