Yesterday, Nov. 18, 2015, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.29 to $228,091,773.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SLM (SLM) - FREE Research Report

Quinlan Raymond J., who is Chairman & CEO at SLM, bought 15,500 shares at $6.61 on Nov. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 776,584 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.04% with the 15,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.77, up $0.16, or 2.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SLM go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 21,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 21,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 21,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for SLM has been 4.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SLM has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 34.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SLM Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a saving, planning, and paying for education company in the United States. The company offers private education loans to students and their families. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate SLM a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates SLM as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full

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Flotek Industries (FTK) - FREE Research Report

Schmitz Robert M., who is Chief Financial Officer at Flotek Industries, bought 12,200 shares at $9.76 on Nov. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 48,100 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 33.98% with the 12,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.80, up $1.04, or 9.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Flotek Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,380
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,380
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 124,066

The average volume for Flotek Industries has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Flotek Industries has a market cap of $570.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 38.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Flotek Industries, Inc. develops and supplies oilfield products, services, and equipment to the oil, gas, and mining industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 132.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Flotek Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Flotek Industries as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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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Clearfield (CLFD) - FREE Research Report

Hayssen Charles N, who is Director at Clearfield, bought 3,000 shares at $12.01 on Nov. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 168,432 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.81% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.87, up $0.86, or 6.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Clearfield go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,354
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,354
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,154

The average volume for Clearfield has been 67,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Clearfield has a market cap of $170.4 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 2.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Clearfield, Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells standard and custom passive connectivity products to the fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP), large enterprises, and original equipment manufacturers markets in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Clearfield a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Clearfield as a

hold

. 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 increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Clearfield Ratings Report

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