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Yesterday, March 10, 2015, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,617.00 to $5,999,989.08.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cinemark Holdings (CNK) - FREE Research Report

Cavalier Michael, who is EVP-General Counsel at Cinemark Holdings, sold 15,000 shares at $41.54 on March 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP-General Counsel owned 157,831 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.68% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.44, down $1.10, or 2.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cinemark Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,360
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,360
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,360

The average volume for Cinemark Holdings has been 685,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cinemark Holdings has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 13.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cinemark Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the motion picture exhibition business. The company operates theatres in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, and Bolivia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Cinemark Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) - FREE Research Report

Schmick Douglas L, who is Director at Cheesecake Factory, bought 525 shares at $47.59 on March 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,085 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.75% with the 525-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.26, down $0.33, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheesecake Factory go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 492
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 492
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,525
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,737

The average volume for Cheesecake Factory has been 811,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheesecake Factory has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 5.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated owns and operates casual dining and full-service restaurants. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Cheesecake Factory a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 16 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheesecake Factory as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cheesecake Factory Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gevo (GEVO) - FREE Research Report

Gruber Patrick R., who is Chief Executive Officer at Gevo, sold 7,308 shares at $0.30 on March 10, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 309,942 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.3% with the 7,308-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $0.25, down $0.05, or 20% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gevo go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 181,484
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,335
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 181,484
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,045
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 181,484
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,296

The average volume for Gevo has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gevo has a market cap of $38.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 12.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Gevo, Inc., a renewable chemicals and biofuels company, focuses primarily on the production and sale of isobutanol and related products from renewable feedstocks. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Gevo a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gevo as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Gevo Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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