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Yesterday, Feb. 4, 2015, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $259.62 to $50,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A (PEGI) - FREE Research Report

Shugart Christopher M., who is Senior VP, Operations at Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A, sold 1,700 shares at $29.82 on Feb. 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Operations owned 60,427 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.74% with the 1,700-share transaction.

Pedersen Esben W., who is Chief Investment Officer at Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A, sold 1,200 shares at $29.67 on Feb. 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 97,712 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.21% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.09, down $0.58, or 1.99% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A has been 491,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 18.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Pattern Energy Group Inc., an independent energy generation company, focuses on the construction, ownership, and operation of energy projects in the United States, Canada, and Chile. As of December 22, 2014, the company had a portfolio of 12 wind power projects with 1,636 MW. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.47%. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Entegris (ENTG) - FREE Research Report

Olson Paul L H, who is Director at Entegris, sold 4,500 shares at $12.90 on Feb. 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 90,355 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.74% with the 4,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.46, up $0.56, or 4.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Entegris go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 123,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,406
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 123,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,406
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 659,337
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,903

The average volume for Entegris has been 532,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Entegris has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 1.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Entegris, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies products and materials that are used in processing and manufacturing in the microelectronics and other high-technology industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 95.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Entegris a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Entegris as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, 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 Entegris Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Exa (EXA) - FREE Research Report

Remondi Stephen A., who is CEO and President at Exa, sold 5,198 shares at $10.22 on Feb. 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the CEO and President owned 97,161 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.08% with the 5,198-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.20, down $0.02, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Exa go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,000

The average volume for Exa has been 19,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Exa has a market cap of $141.1 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 12.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Exa Corporation develops, sells, and supports simulation software and services for vehicle manufacturers. It offers PowerFLOW and a suite of related software products for simulating complex fluid flow problems, including aerodynamics, thermal management, aeroacoustics, or wind noise. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Exa a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Exa as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Exa Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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