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Yesterday, Dec. 23, 2014, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $62.51 to $8,984,875.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) - FREE Research Report

McLoughlin Karen, who is Chief Financial Officer at Cognizant Technology Solutions, sold 1,674 shares at $54.05 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 25,961 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.06% with the 1,674-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.22, up $0.17, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cognizant Technology Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,521
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 101,494
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 101,494

The average volume for Cognizant Technology Solutions has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a market cap of $32.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 7.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Cognizant Technology Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cognizant Technology Solutions 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, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cognizant Technology Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Independent Bank Group (IBTX) - FREE Research Report

Hickox Michelle S, who is EVP and CFO at Independent Bank Group, bought 125 shares at $38.60 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP and CFO owned 12,805 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.99% with the 125-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.84, up $8.24, or 17.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Independent Bank Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,850
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,450

The average volume for Independent Bank Group has been 37,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Independent Bank Group has a market cap of $768.4 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 5.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Independent Bank Group, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Independent Bank that provides commercial banking products and services for businesses, professionals, and individuals in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.9.

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Estate of Perry Sumas, who is 10% Owner at Village Super Market, sold 6,763 shares at $25.28 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.58% with the 6,763-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.79, up $0.51, or 1.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 53,394
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 80,837
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 168,967

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 20,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $240.9 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 19.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 4.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. 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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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 good cash flow from operations. 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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