Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, 57 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $329.66 to $5,418,750.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

State Street (STT) - FREE Research Report

Carp Jeffrey N, who is EVP, CLO and Secretary at State Street, sold 25,000 shares at $66.74 on Oct. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, CLO and Secretary owned 394,338 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.96% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.17, up $1.43, or 2.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for State Street go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 350
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,350
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,289

The average volume for State Street has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. State Street has a market cap of $27.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 14.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

State Street Corporation provides a range of financial products and services to institutional investors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate State Street a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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rates State Street as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth 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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Qualcomm (QCOM) - FREE Research Report

Amon Cristiano R, who is EVP, QTI & Co-President, QCT at Qualcomm, sold 2,737 shares at $53.57 on Oct. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, QTI & Co-President, QCT owned 1,010 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 73.05% with the 2,737-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.04, up $2.47, or 4.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualcomm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,073
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,073
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 51,856

The average volume for Qualcomm has been 13.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualcomm has a market cap of $83.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 25.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Qualcomm a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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rates Qualcomm 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, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) - FREE Research Report

Philip George M, who is Director at First Niagara Financial Group, bought 712 shares at $10.32 on Oct. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 79,188 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.91% with the 712-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.51, up $0.19, or 1.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Niagara Financial Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 534
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 534
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 534

The average volume for First Niagara Financial Group has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Niagara Financial Group has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 24.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for First Niagara Bank, N.A. that provides retail and commercial banking, and other financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.06%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate First Niagara Financial Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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rates First Niagara Financial Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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