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Yesterday, March 31, 2015, 48 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $261.44 to $13,995,847.04.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Willis Lease Finance (WLFC) - FREE Research Report

Hunziker Hans Jorg, who is Director at Willis Lease Finance, sold 1,000 shares at $18.74 on March 31, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.18% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Coon W William Jr, who is Shareholder at Willis Lease Finance, sold 4,402 shares at $18.71 on March 31, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 4,402-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.77, up $0.06, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Willis Lease Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 891
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 891
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 891
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48,185

The average volume for Willis Lease Finance has been 14,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Willis Lease Finance has a market cap of $156.8 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 15.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Willis Lease Finance Corporation leases commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft-related equipment to air carriers, manufacturers, and overhaul/repair facilities worldwide. It operates through two segments, Equipment Leasing and Spare Parts Sales. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Willis Lease Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Willis Lease Finance as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels 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 generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Sumas William, who is Director at Village Super Market, sold 8,331 shares at $31.50 on March 31, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 236,877 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.4% with the 8,331-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.49, down $0.01, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 61,894
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93,785
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 182,304

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 18,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $303.8 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 14.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Village Super Market, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Village Super Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Village Super Market as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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Chesapeake Energy (CHK) - FREE Research Report

Dunham Archie W, who is Director at Chesapeake Energy, bought 1.0 million shares at $13.98 on March 31, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.6 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 61.15% with the 1.0 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.44, up $0.46, or 3.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chesapeake Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 513,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,500

The average volume for Chesapeake Energy has been 19.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chesapeake Energy has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 27.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Chesapeake Energy a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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rates Chesapeake Energy as a

hold

. 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 and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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