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Yesterday, March 2, 2015, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $546.52 to $405,224,735.98.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Coeur Mining (CDE) - FREE Research Report

Mellor Robert E, who is Director at Coeur Mining, bought 1,000 shares at $5.88 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 26,391 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.94% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.06, up $0.18, or 2.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Coeur Mining go as follows:

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

The average volume for Coeur Mining has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Coeur Mining has a market cap of $603.5 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 16.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Coeur Mining, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the ownership, operation, exploration, and development of silver and gold mining properties primarily in the United States, Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina, Australia, Ecuador, and Chile. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Coeur Mining a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) - FREE Research Report

Jackson John Earl, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 31 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,151 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.28% with the 31-share transaction.

Canon Joseph E, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 165 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 40,139 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.41% with the 165-share transaction.

Magdol David L., who is Chief Invest. Officer and SMD at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 247 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Invest. Officer and SMD owned 256,765 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 247-share transaction.

Hyzak Dwayne L., who is Coo, Smd at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 302 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Coo, Smd owned 256,918 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.12% with the 302-share transaction.

Hartman Curtis L., who is Chief Credit Officer and SMD at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 120 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Credit Officer and SMD owned 198,083 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.06% with the 120-share transaction.

Stout Rodger A., who is Evp at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 97 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 145,612 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.07% with the 97-share transaction.

Appling Michael JR, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 494 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 90,509 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.55% with the 494-share transaction.

Beauvais Jason B, who is SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 135 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. owned 60,832 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.22% with the 135-share transaction.

Smith Brent D., who is CFO, Treasurer at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 19 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO, Treasurer owned 13,545 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.14% with the 19-share transaction.

Griffin Jon Kevin, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 60 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,695 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.47% with the 60-share transaction.

Martin Shannon, who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 18 shares at $30.59 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 16,040 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 18-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.99, up $0.40, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Main Street Capital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500

The average volume for Main Street Capital Corporation has been 224,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Main Street Capital Corporation has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 6.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity, equity related, and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Main Street Capital Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Main Street Capital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Main Street Capital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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First Merchants (FRME) - FREE Research Report

English Roderick, who is Director at First Merchants, sold 3,000 shares at $22.73 on March 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,023 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.22% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.72, down $0.01, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Merchants go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 98
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,473
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 257
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,473
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,561
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,473

The average volume for First Merchants has been 75,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. First Merchants has a market cap of $813.8 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

First Merchants Corporation operates as the financial holding company for First Merchants Bank, National Association that provides community banking services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate First Merchants a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Merchants as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full First Merchants Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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