Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, 37 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $23.13 to $2,890,777.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Validus Holdings (VR) - FREE Research Report

Driscoll Kean, who is CEO, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. at Validus Holdings, sold 2,441 shares at $43.42 on Oct. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the CEO, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. owned 120,255 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.99% with the 2,441-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.19, up $0.77, or 1.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Validus Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,441
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,350
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,828

The average volume for Validus Holdings has been 534,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Validus Holdings has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. provides reinsurance coverage, insurance coverage, and insurance linked securities management services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Validus Re, AlphaCat, Talbot, and Western World. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Validus Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Validus Holdings as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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Finish Line (FINL) - FREE Research Report

Samuel Sato M, who is President at Finish Line, sold 5,565 shares at $18.89 on Oct. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 40,756 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.01% with the 5,565-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.68, down $0.21, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Finish Line go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,406
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,406
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,406

The average volume for Finish Line has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Finish Line has a market cap of $840.9 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 23.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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The Finish Line, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories in the United States. It operates Finish Line stores that offer athletic shoes, as well as apparel and accessories for men, women, and kids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Finish Line a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. 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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Caleres (CAL) - FREE Research Report

Greeley Lori, who is Director at Caleres, bought 1,000 shares at $31.09 on Oct. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.47, up $0.38, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Caleres go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,500

The average volume for Caleres has been 247,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Caleres has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 3.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Caleres, Inc., a footwear company, retails and wholesales footwear worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Famous Footwear and Brand Portfolio. It offers licensed, branded, and private-label casual, dress, and athletic footwear products to women, men, and children. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Caleres a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Caleres as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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