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Yesterday, Dec. 5, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $85.00 to $13,664,800.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Lincoln National (LNC) - FREE Research Report

Lachman M Leanne, who is Director at Lincoln National, sold 4,348 shares at $56.13 on Dec. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 4,348-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.41, up $1.28, or 2.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lincoln National go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,955

The average volume for Lincoln National has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lincoln National has a market cap of $14.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 8.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company operates in Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.0. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Lincoln National a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lincoln National as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Lincoln National Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Goldfield (GV) - FREE Research Report

Sottile John H, who is President and CEO at Goldfield, bought 200,000 shares at $2.17 on Dec. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.56% with the 200,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.04, down $0.13, or 6.37% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Goldfield has been 153,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Goldfield has a market cap of $53.7 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 8.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Goldfield Corporation is engaged in the electrical construction operation in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Goldfield as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Goldfield Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Estate of Perry Sumas, who is 10% Owner at Village Super Market, sold 1,560 shares at $24.43 on Dec. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.13% with the 1,560-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.45, up $0.02, or 0.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,735
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,798
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 136,457

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 19,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $239.1 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 22.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 4.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. 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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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Village Super Market as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Village Super Market Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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