Yesterday, Dec. 28, 2015, 43 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $473.00 to $7,357,629.74.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Semtech (SMTC) - FREE Research Report

Maheswaran Mohan, who is President and CEO at Semtech, sold 1,250 shares at $18.98 on Dec. 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 150,058 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.83% with the 1,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.28, up $0.30, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Semtech go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,788

The average volume for Semtech has been 530,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Semtech has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 30.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Semtech Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Semtech a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Semtech as a

sell

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

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Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 5,000 shares at $6.54 on Dec. 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 3.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.15% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.50, down $0.04, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 129,190
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 205,550

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 32,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $227.7 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 19.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%.

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rates Tiptree Financial as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Nuance Communications (NUAN) - FREE Research Report

Ricci Paul, who is Chief Executive Officer at Nuance Communications, sold 150,000 shares at $20.25 on Dec. 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 937,173 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.8% with the 150,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.38, up $0.13, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nuance Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 671,096
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 686,699
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 830,519

The average volume for Nuance Communications has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nuance Communications has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 41.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It operates through four segments: Healthcare, Mobile and Consumer, Enterprise, and Imaging. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Nuance Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Nuance Communications as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full

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