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Yesterday, Feb. 24, 2015, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $542.19 to $168,250,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Boston Private Financial Holdings (BPFH) - FREE Research Report

Higgins Martha, who is EVP, Human Capital Resources at Boston Private Financial Holdings, sold 10,645 shares at $12.46 on Feb. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Human Capital Resources owned 55,106 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.19% with the 10,645-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.54, up $0.08, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Boston Private Financial Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,021
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,021
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,021

The average volume for Boston Private Financial Holdings has been 687,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Boston Private Financial Holdings has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 7.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Boston Private Bank & Trust Company that offers a range of wealth management services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Private Banking, Investment Management, and Wealth Advisory. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Boston Private Financial Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Estate of Perry Sumas, who is 10% Owner at Village Super Market, sold 3,778 shares at $27.60 on Feb. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.34% with the 3,778-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.05, up $0.45, or 1.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,819
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 80,163
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 130,440

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 16,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $267.3 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 0.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Village Super Market, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Village Super Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Village Super Market as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Village Super Market Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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State Auto Financial (STFC) - FREE Research Report

State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co, who is 10% Owner at State Auto Financial, bought 10,708 shares at $23.48 on Feb. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 25.7 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.04% with the 10,708-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.32, up $0.84, or 3.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for State Auto Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,100
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 29,779
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 125,584

The average volume for State Auto Financial has been 36,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. State Auto Financial has a market cap of $974.6 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 9.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in writing personal, business, and specialty insurance products. The company operates through four segments: Personal insurance, Business insurance, Specialty insurance, and Investment operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate State Auto Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates State Auto Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full State Auto Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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