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Yesterday, Feb. 17, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $32.20 to $7,735,729,234.17.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) - FREE Research Report

Swets Larry G Jr, who is President and CEO at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 355 shares at $5.88 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 2.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.02% with the 355-share transaction.

Baqar Hassan, who is Vice President at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 122 shares at $5.88 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 143,378 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.09% with the 122-share transaction.

Hickey William August Jr, who is Executive VP, COO, and CFO at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 254 shares at $5.88 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, COO, and CFO owned 254,476 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 254-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.91, up $0.03, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kingsway Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 729
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,747
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,975
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Kingsway Financial Services has been 17,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kingsway Financial Services has a market cap of $115.9 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6.31% 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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Parkway Properties (PKY) - FREE Research Report

Casal Edward Manuel, who is Director at Parkway Properties, bought 1,000 shares at $17.84 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,177 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.59% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.68, down $0.16, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parkway Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 12,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,983
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 54,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,983
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 54,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,983

The average volume for Parkway Properties has been 840,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Parkway Properties has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 3.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Parkway Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the operation, acquisition, ownership, management, and leasing of office properties. It operates and invests principally in office properties in the southeastern and southwestern United States and Chicago. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Parkway Properties a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Parkway Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Parkway Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Primerica (PRI) - FREE Research Report

Williams Glenn J., who is President at Primerica, sold 3,000 shares at $54.84 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 69,005 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.17% with the 3,000-share transaction.

Babbit Joel M., who is Director at Primerica, sold 4,500 shares at $54.00 on Feb. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,406 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 76.19% with the 4,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.39, up $0.39, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Primerica go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,000

The average volume for Primerica has been 235,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Primerica has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 0.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Primerica, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes financial products to middle income households in the United States and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Term Life Insurance; Investment and Savings Products; and Corporate and Other Distributed Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Primerica a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Primerica as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Primerica Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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