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Yesterday, Jan. 20, 2015, 46 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $131.03 to $107,497,651.23.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Century Bancorp (CNBKA) - FREE Research Report

Filler James J, who is 10% Owner at Century Bancorp, bought 79 shares at $39.75 on Jan. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 391,178 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.02% with the 79-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.00, up $0.25, or 0.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Century Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 51

The average volume for Century Bancorp has been 3,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Century Bancorp has a market cap of $145.6 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 0.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Century Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company that provides banking products and services to commercial enterprises, state and local governments and agencies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in Massachusetts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Century Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Century Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) - FREE Research Report

Swets Larry G Jr, who is President and CEO at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 364 shares at $5.72 on Jan. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 2.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.02% with the 364-share transaction.

Baqar Hassan, who is Vice President at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 124 shares at $5.72 on Jan. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 143,136 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.09% with the 124-share transaction.

Hickey William August Jr, who is Executive VP, COO, and CFO at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 262 shares at $5.72 on Jan. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, COO, and CFO owned 253,966 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 262-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.79, up $0.07, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kingsway Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 743
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,682
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,125
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Kingsway Financial Services has been 23,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kingsway Financial Services has a market cap of $111.4 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 2.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kingsway Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the provision of property and casualty insurance products for individuals and businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Insurance Underwriting and Insurance Services. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Kingsway Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kingsway Financial Services as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, generally high debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Kingsway Financial Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ensign Group (ENSG) - FREE Research Report

Daniels Lee A, who is Director at Ensign Group, sold 83 shares at $43.80 on Jan. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,251 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.92% with the 83-share transaction.

Hubenette Antoinette T., who is Director at Ensign Group, sold 400 shares at $43.80 on Jan. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,013 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.44% with the 400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.08, down $0.72, or 1.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ensign Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,434
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,322
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,679

The average volume for Ensign Group has been 88,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ensign Group has a market cap of $991.5 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 1.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Ensign Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides skilled nursing and rehabilitative care services in the United States. It offers healthcare services, including skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice, mobile ancillary, and urgent care services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Ensign Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ensign Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ensign Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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