Yesterday, Aug. 12, 2015, 119 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.99 to $15,899,263.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Safety Insurance Group (SAFT) - FREE Research Report

Berry James, who is VP - Underwriting at Safety Insurance Group, sold 8,141 shares at $55.33 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP - Underwriting owned 30,917 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.84% with the 8,141-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.06, down $0.27, or 0.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Safety Insurance Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,193

The average volume for Safety Insurance Group has been 67,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Safety Insurance Group has a market cap of $844.6 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 14.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Safety Insurance Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides private passenger automobile insurance in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Safety Insurance Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Safety Insurance Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full

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HMS Holdings (HMSY) - FREE Research Report

Defelice Eugene V, who is EVP, General Counsel at HMS Holdings, bought 2,000 shares at $8.79 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, General Counsel owned 49,735 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.19% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Callen Craig R, who is Director at HMS Holdings, bought 12,000 shares at $8.75 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,952 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 86.01% with the 12,000-share transaction.

Schwartz Bart M, who is Director at HMS Holdings, bought 2,500 shares at $8.71 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 28,845 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.49% with the 2,500-share transaction.

Williams Douglas M., who is Division President at HMS Holdings, bought 2,500 shares at $9.00 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Division President owned 76,239 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.39% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.38, up $0.38, or 4.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HMS Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,436

The average volume for HMS Holdings has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HMS Holdings has a market cap of $774.7 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 57.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides healthcare insurance benefit cost containment services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate HMS Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates HMS Holdings as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Scotts Miracle Gro (SMG) - FREE Research Report

Hagedorn Partnership, L.P., who is 10% Owner at Scotts Miracle Gro, sold 87,548 shares at $65.86 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 15.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.55% with the 87,548-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.72, down $0.14, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scotts Miracle Gro go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 810
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 38,415
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 810
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,415
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 810
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,415

The average volume for Scotts Miracle Gro has been 275,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scotts Miracle Gro has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 4.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company manufactures, markets, and sells consumer lawn and garden care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Scotts Miracle Gro a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Scotts Miracle Gro as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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