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Yesterday, Jan. 6, 2015, 67 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $228.16 to $2,641,920.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) - FREE Research Report

Bonomo Charles, who is Senior VP and CIO at MSC Industrial Direct, sold 2,064 shares at $81.29 on Jan. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP and CIO owned 8,448 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.63% with the 2,064-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $76.24, down $5.05, or 6.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MSC Industrial Direct go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,710
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,710
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,710

The average volume for MSC Industrial Direct has been 501,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. MSC Industrial Direct has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 3.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate MSC Industrial Direct a buy, 1 analyst rates 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, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full MSC Industrial Direct Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings (MTSI) - FREE Research Report

Croteau John, who is President and CEO at M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, sold 3,000 shares at $30.99 on Jan. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 160,432 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.84% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.10, down $1.89, or 6.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,605
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 36,605

The average volume for M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings has been 214,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 8.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductors and modules for use in wireless and wireline applications across the radio frequency, microwave, and millimeterwave spectrum. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Huron Consulting Group (HURN) - FREE Research Report

Moody John S, who is Director at Huron Consulting Group, sold 955 shares at $67.26 on Jan. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,290 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.78% with the 955-share transaction.

Edwards James D, who is Director at Huron Consulting Group, sold 955 shares at $67.14 on Jan. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,905 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.81% with the 955-share transaction.

Ausley Dubose, who is Director at Huron Consulting Group, sold 955 shares at $67.24 on Jan. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,474 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.76% with the 955-share transaction.

Massaro George, who is Director at Huron Consulting Group, sold 716 shares at $67.46 on Jan. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,862 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.66% with the 716-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.43, down $0.03, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Huron Consulting Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,948

The average volume for Huron Consulting Group has been 173,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Huron Consulting Group has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 2.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Huron Consulting Group Inc. provides operational and financial consulting services in the United States. It operates in five segments: Huron Healthcare, Huron Legal, Huron Education and Life Sciences, Huron Business Advisory, and All Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Huron Consulting Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Huron Consulting Group 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, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Huron Consulting Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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