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Yesterday, Jan. 15, 2015, 35 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $81.33 to $19,200,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

ON Semiconductor (ONNN) - FREE Research Report

Schromm William A., who is EVP & Chief Operating Officer at ON Semiconductor, sold 35,000 shares at $10.50 on Jan. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Operating Officer owned 318,970 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.89% with the 35,000-share transaction.

Hall William, who is EVP & GM, Std Prod Grp at ON Semiconductor, sold 34,775 shares at $10.50 on Jan. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & GM, Std Prod Grp owned 319,689 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.81% with the 34,775-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.72, down $0.78, or 8.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ON Semiconductor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 69,174
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 128,733

The average volume for ON Semiconductor has been 5.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ON Semiconductor has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 4.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

ON Semiconductor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets semiconductor components for electronic systems and products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Application Products Group, Standard Products Group, and System Solutions Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate ON Semiconductor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ON Semiconductor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full ON Semiconductor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) - FREE Research Report

Downes Sean P, who is President and CEO at Universal Insurance Holdings, sold 20,000 shares at $20.82 on Jan. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.28% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.08, up $0.26, or 1.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Insurance Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 154,520
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 226,520

The average volume for Universal Insurance Holdings has been 342,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Insurance Holdings has a market cap of $720.2 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 2.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various property and casualty insurance products. It primarily underwrites homeowners' insurance products; and offers reinsurance intermediary brokerage services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Universal Insurance Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Insurance Holdings 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Universal Insurance Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP) - FREE Research Report

Tudor David J, who is Director at Western Gas Equity Partners, bought 500 shares at $51.95 on Jan. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,574 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 12.27% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.65, up $3.70, or 6.65% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Western Gas Equity Partners has been 124,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Gas Equity Partners has a market cap of $11.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 8.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Western Gas Equity Partners, LP is engaged in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 55.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Western Gas Equity Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Gas Equity Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its premium valuation and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Western Gas Equity Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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