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Yesterday, March 3, 2015, 111 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $58.00 to $21,695,559.83.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT) - FREE Research Report

Morrison Lisa J, who is Senior VP Leasing at Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, sold 7,045 shares at $35.69 on March 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP Leasing owned 46,562 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.14% with the 7,045-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.98, down $0.71, or 2.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,026
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 66,692
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,942

The average volume for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has been 756,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets in United States. It focuses on developing, acquiring, owning, operating, and managing outlet shopping centers. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Tanger Factory Outlet Centers a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tanger Factory Outlet Centers as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Starz (STRZA) - FREE Research Report

Sagansky Jeffrey, who is Director at Starz, sold 5,000 shares at $33.79 on March 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,971 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.79% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.06, up $0.27, or 0.79% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Starz has been 881,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Starz has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 15.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Starz operates as an integrated media and entertainment company. The company operates through Starz Networks, Starz Distribution, and Starz Animation segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Starz a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Starz as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Starz Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aetna (AET) - FREE Research Report

Coye Molly Joel, who is Director at Aetna, sold 2,500 shares at $100.27 on March 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,215 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.73% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $101.11, up $0.84, or 0.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aetna go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,300

The average volume for Aetna has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aetna has a market cap of $35.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 12.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aetna Inc. operates as a diversified health care benefits company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Aetna a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aetna as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Aetna Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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