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Yesterday, Dec. 9, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $291.00 to $10,017,696.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 325 shares at $7.65 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 991,162 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.03% with the 325-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.40, up $0.75, or 8.94% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 17,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $249.5 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6.81% 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.

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rates Tiptree Financial as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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Team Health Holdings (TMH) - FREE Research Report

Roth Greg, who is Consultant at Team Health Holdings, sold 27,000 shares at $59.02 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Consultant owned 105,864 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.32% with the 27,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.84, up $0.82, or 1.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Team Health Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,500

The average volume for Team Health Holdings has been 703,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Team Health Holdings has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 28.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Team Health Holdings, Inc. provides outsourced healthcare professional staffing and administrative services to hospitals and other healthcare providers in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.1. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Team Health Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Team Health Holdings as a

buy

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

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United Community Banks (UCBI) - FREE Research Report

Burke Michael J, who is SVP, Treasurer at United Community Banks, sold 1,138 shares at $18.75 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Treasurer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,138-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.05, down $0.70, or 3.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Community Banks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 281
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 281
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 281
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,200

The average volume for United Community Banks has been 468,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Community Banks has a market cap of $832.0 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry.

United Community Banks, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for United Community Bank that provides retail and corporate banking services to individuals and businesses.

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