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Yesterday, Jan. 29, 2015, 26 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $359.76 to $2,355,131.78.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Container Store Group (TCS) - FREE Research Report

Von Mentzer Per, who is Ceo Of Elfa at Container Store Group, sold 500 shares at $18.81 on Jan. 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Ceo Of Elfa owned 35,324 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.4% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.59, down $0.22, or 1.18% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Container Store Group has been 401,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Container Store Group has a market cap of $896.8 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 0.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Container Store Group, Inc. is engaged in the retailing of storage and organization products in the United States. It operates in two segments, TCS and Elfa. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Container Store Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Container Store Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Container Store Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PPL (PPL) - FREE Research Report

Staffieri Victor A, who is President of a PPL Subsidiary at PPL, sold 6,939 shares at $35.56 on Jan. 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the President of a PPL Subsidiary owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 6,939-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.68, up $0.12, or 0.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PPL go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,704
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,704
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,108

The average volume for PPL has been 4.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PPL has a market cap of $23.6 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 1.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PPL Corporation, an energy and utility holding company, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity to wholesale and retail customers in the Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, and the United Kingdom. The company operates in four segments: Kentucky Regulated, U.K. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate PPL a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PPL as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full PPL Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Insignia Systems (ISIG) - FREE Research Report

Air T Inc, who is 10% Owner at Insignia Systems, bought 1,000 shares at $3.09 on Jan. 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.08% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.15, up $0.06, or 1.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Insignia Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 31,698
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 31,698

The average volume for Insignia Systems has been 80,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Insignia Systems has a market cap of $38.5 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 10.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Insignia Systems, Inc. markets in-store advertising products, programs, and services for consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.1.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Insignia Systems as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full Insignia Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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