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Friday, March 13, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.00 to $18,216,528.97.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) - FREE Research Report

Loews Corp, who is 10% Owner at Diamond Offshore Drilling, bought 685,373 shares at $26.58 on March 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 72.7 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.95% with the 685,373-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.22, down $0.36, or 1.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diamond Offshore Drilling go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 289,205
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 289,205
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1.9 million

The average volume for Diamond Offshore Drilling has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamond Offshore Drilling has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 27.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services to the energy industry worldwide. The company provides services in floater market, such as ultra-deepwater, deepwater, and mid-water; and non-floater or jack-up market. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Diamond Offshore Drilling a buy, 7 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diamond Offshore Drilling as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Diamond Offshore Drilling Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CoreSite Realty (COR) - FREE Research Report

Finnin Jeffrey S, who is CFO and Treasurer at CoreSite Realty, sold 1,969 shares at $46.24 on March 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO and Treasurer owned 108,860 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.78% with the 1,969-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.45, up $1.21, or 2.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CoreSite Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,678
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,678
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,938

The average volume for CoreSite Realty has been 149,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. CoreSite Realty has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 20.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CoreSite Realty Corporation engages in the ownership, acquisition, construction, and management of data centers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 71.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate CoreSite Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Talmer Bancorp (TLMR) - FREE Research Report

Hodges Paul E. Iii, who is Director at Talmer Bancorp, sold 20,000 shares at $14.82 on March 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 81,724 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.66% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.82, up $0.00, or 0% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Talmer Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,333
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 106,693

The average volume for Talmer Bancorp has been 314,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Talmer Bancorp has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 5.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Talmer Bancorp, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various commercial and retail banking products and services to small and medium-sized businesses, and individuals in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Talmer Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Talmer Bancorp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Talmer Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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