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Yesterday, Feb. 26, 2015, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $197.27 to $2,046,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Proto Labs (PRLB) - FREE Research Report

Bodor Robert, who is VP/General Manager-Americas at Proto Labs, sold 155 shares at $82.58 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP/General Manager-Americas owned 4,685 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.2% with the 155-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.34, down $11.24, or 15.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Proto Labs go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 515
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 515
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 515

The average volume for Proto Labs has been 300,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Proto Labs has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Proto Labs, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures computer numerical control (CNC) machined and injection molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Proto Labs a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Proto Labs as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Proto Labs Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DCT Industrial (DCT) - FREE Research Report

Ruen Michael J, who is Managing Director at DCT Industrial, sold 23,610 shares at $36.08 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Managing Director owned 22,282 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 51.45% with the 23,610-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.83, down $0.25, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DCT Industrial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,922
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,922
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,922

The average volume for DCT Industrial has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. DCT Industrial has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 0.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DCT Industrial Trust Inc. operates as a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm provides its services to companies. Through its fund, it engages in the ownership, operation, and development of real estate properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 69.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate DCT Industrial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DCT Industrial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, 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 DCT Industrial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CVR Refining (CVRR) - FREE Research Report

Haugen Robert W, who is EVP, Refining Operations at CVR Refining, sold 4,000 shares at $18.59 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Refining Operations owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.01, up $0.42, or 2.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CVR Refining go as follows:

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

The average volume for CVR Refining has been 611,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. CVR Refining has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CVR Refining, LP operates as a petroleum refiner in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate CVR Refining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CVR Refining 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 feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full CVR Refining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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