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Yesterday, May 15, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $30,330,507.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Atmos Energy (ATO) - FREE Research Report

Gregory Louis P, who is Sr VP, GC & Corp. Secretary at Atmos Energy, sold 3,000 shares at $50.03 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, GC & Corp. Secretary owned 58,447 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.88% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.20, up $0.17, or 0.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atmos Energy go as follows:

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

The average volume for Atmos Energy has been 761,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atmos Energy has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 10.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution, transmission, and storage of natural gas in the United States. It operates in three segments: Natural Gas Distribution, Regulated Transmission and Storage, and Nonregulated. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Atmos Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Atmos Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Atmos Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Magellan Health Services (MGLN) - FREE Research Report

Leblanc Robert M, who is Director at Magellan Health Services, bought 10,000 shares at $55.60 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,939 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.15% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.71, up $1.11, or 1.96% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Magellan Health Services has been 210,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Magellan Health Services has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 5.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Magellan Health Services, Inc. is engaged in the healthcare management business in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Magellan Health Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Magellan Health Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Magellan Health Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) - FREE Research Report

Jacobson Mitchell, who is Director at MSC Industrial Direct, sold 5,000 shares at $91.62 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 75,443 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.22% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.43, down $3.19, or 3.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MSC Industrial Direct go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,696
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 65,321
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 146,937

The average volume for MSC Industrial Direct has been 411,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. MSC Industrial Direct has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 10.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes metalworking, and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate MSC Industrial Direct a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MSC Industrial Direct 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, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full MSC Industrial Direct Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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