Yesterday, Aug. 25, 2015, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $558.60 to $2,694,280.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VEREIT (VER) - FREE Research Report

Rufrano Glenn J, who is Chief Executive Officer at VEREIT, bought 120,000 shares at $8.19 on Aug. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 749,441 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 19.06% with the 120,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.00, down $0.19, or 2.37% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for VEREIT has been 6.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VEREIT has a market cap of $7.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 13.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

VEREIT, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. It owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.89%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates VEREIT a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates VEREIT as a

sell

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

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Renasant (RNST) - FREE Research Report

Shmerling Michael D, who is Director at Renasant, bought 4,000 shares at $29.97 on Aug. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 147,148 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.79% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.02, up $0.05, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Renasant go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,300
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,568
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,568
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,568

The average volume for Renasant has been 167,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Renasant has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 3.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Renasant Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial, fiduciary, and insurance services to retail and commercial customers. It operates through three segments: Community Banks, Insurance, and Wealth Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Renasant a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Renasant as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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ConnectOne Bancorp (CNOB) - FREE Research Report

Baier Frank W, who is Director at ConnectOne Bancorp, bought 5,000 shares at $18.93 on Aug. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 63,967 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 8.48% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.82, down $0.11, or 0.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ConnectOne Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 229
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 229
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,000

The average volume for ConnectOne Bancorp has been 116,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. ConnectOne Bancorp has a market cap of $563.7 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 0.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for ConnectOne Bank that provides various banking products and services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate ConnectOne Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates ConnectOne Bancorp as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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