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Yesterday, Feb. 23, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $179.66 to $12,841,992.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Lear (LEA) - FREE Research Report

Burgess Shari L, who is VP Treas & Chief Diversity Off at Lear, sold 6,514 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP Treas & Chief Diversity Off owned 6,017 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 51.98% with the 6,514-share transaction.

Scott Raymond E, who is EVP & President, Seating at Lear, sold 25,283 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & President, Seating owned 25,355 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.93% with the 25,283-share transaction.

Stephens Mel, who is SVP Comm, Facilities & Inv Rel at Lear, sold 16,913 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Comm, Facilities & Inv Rel owned 35,880 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.04% with the 16,913-share transaction.

DiDonato Thomas A, who is Sr VP, Human Resources at Lear, sold 16,177 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, Human Resources owned 13,708 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.13% with the 16,177-share transaction.

Simoncini Matthew, who is President & CEO at Lear, sold 70,323 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 59,730 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.07% with the 70,323-share transaction.

Foss Wendy L, who is VP & Corporate Controller at Lear, sold 6,362 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP & Corporate Controller owned 5,848 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 52.1% with the 6,362-share transaction.

Larkin Terrence B, who is EVP, Business Dev & Gen Cnsl at Lear, sold 30,355 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Business Dev & Gen Cnsl owned 20,284 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 59.94% with the 30,355-share transaction.

Orsini Frank C, who is Sr. VP & President, EPMS at Lear, sold 11,995 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & President, EPMS owned 11,810 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.39% with the 11,995-share transaction.

Vanneste Jeffrey H., who is Sr. VP and CFO at Lear, sold 20,451 shares at $108.32 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP and CFO owned 14,544 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 58.44% with the 20,451-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $111.36, up $3.04, or 2.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lear go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,227
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,227
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,227

The average volume for Lear has been 660,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lear has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 12.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Lear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, electrical distribution systems, and related components primarily to automotive original equipment manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Seating and Electrical. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Lear a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Blackbaud (BLKB) - FREE Research Report

Moye Joseph D, who is Shareholder at Blackbaud, sold 3,236 shares at $45.50 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 13,839 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.95% with the 3,236-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.77, up $0.27, or 0.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Blackbaud go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,229

The average volume for Blackbaud has been 195,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Blackbaud has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Blackbaud, Inc. provides cloud-based and on-premise software solutions, and related services for nonprofit organizations. It operates in four segments: Enterprise Customer Business Unit, General Markets Business Unit, International Business Unit, and Target Analytics. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Blackbaud a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Blackbaud 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 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 Blackbaud Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tupperware Brands (TUP) - FREE Research Report

Stitzel Patricia A, who is Group President at Tupperware Brands, sold 3,086 shares at $72.44 on Feb. 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Group President owned 5,582 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.6% with the 3,086-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.91, down $0.53, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tupperware Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,837

The average volume for Tupperware Brands has been 610,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware Brands has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 14.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct-to-consumer marketer of various products across a range of brands and categories worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Tupperware Brands a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tupperware Brands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. 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 Tupperware Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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