Yesterday, March 23, 2016, 65 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $249.20 to $12,675,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ross Stores (ROST) - FREE Research Report

Brautigan Bernard G., who is President, Merchandising at Ross Stores, sold 24,586 shares at $58.35 on March 23, 2016. Following this transaction, the President, Merchandising owned 202,258 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.84% with the 24,586-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.67, down $0.68, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ross Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 45,098
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,098
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,098

The average volume for Ross Stores has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $23.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 8.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Ross Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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rates Ross Stores as a

buy

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

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Provident Financial Holdings (PROV) - FREE Research Report

Gale Richard L, who is Senior Vice President at Provident Financial Holdings, sold 5,000 shares at $17.90 on March 23, 2016. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 83,129 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.67% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.92, up $0.02, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Provident Financial Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,000

The average volume for Provident Financial Holdings has been 22,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Provident Financial Holdings has a market cap of $148.9 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 4.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. operates as the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B. that provides community and mortgage banking services to consumers and small to mid-sized businesses in the Inland Empire region of Southern California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Provident Financial Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Provident Financial Holdings as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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GSV Capital (GSVC) - FREE Research Report

Potter Leonard, who is Director at GSV Capital, bought 4,000 shares at $5.95 on March 23, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,333 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 19.67% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.77, down $0.18, or 3.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GSV Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 19,662
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 19,662
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 21,662

The average volume for GSV Capital has been 106,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. GSV Capital has a market cap of $129.8 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 38.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

GSV Capital Corp. is a business development company specializing in growth capital investments in late stage venture-backed private companies. It makes direct investments in companies and also makes secondary direct investments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 44.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate GSV Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates GSV Capital as a

hold

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

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