Yesterday, Feb. 4, 2016, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.44 to $106,704,400.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Validus Holdings (VR) - FREE Research Report

Watson Christopher E, who is Director at Validus Holdings, sold 381 shares at $43.97 on Feb. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,584 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.85% with the 381-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.55, down $0.42, or 0.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Validus Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,057
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 112,481
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 117,363

The average volume for Validus Holdings has been 529,300 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 down 5.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 3.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5. 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. 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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Nasdaq (NDAQ) - FREE Research Report

Griggs PC Nelson, who is Executive Vice President at Nasdaq, sold 1,893 shares at $62.18 on Feb. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 12,329 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.31% with the 1,893-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.80, down $3.38, or 5.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nasdaq go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,231
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000

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  • 24-Week # shares sold: 196,234

The average volume for Nasdaq has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nasdaq has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 2.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Nasdaq, Inc. provides trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information, and public company services worldwide. It operates in four segments: Market Services, Listing Services, Information Services, and Technology Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Nasdaq a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Nasdaq as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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KeyCorp (KEY) - FREE Research Report

Wilson David K, who is Director at KeyCorp, bought 6,000 shares at $10.78 on Feb. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 109.09% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.96, up $0.18, or 1.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KeyCorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 99,900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 99,900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 99,900

The average volume for KeyCorp has been 15.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KeyCorp has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 17.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

KeyCorp. operates as the bank holding company for KeyBank National Association that provides various retail and commercial banking services to individual, corporate, and institutional clients in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate KeyCorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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buy

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