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Yesterday, March 16, 2015, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $101.50 to $30,000,001.88.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

THL Credit (TCRD) - FREE Research Report

Hughes Keith W, who is Director at THL Credit, bought 10,380 shares at $12.40 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,880 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 26.28% with the 10,380-share transaction.

Tillinghast Sam W., who is Co-CEO & Co-CIO at THL Credit, bought 3,800 shares at $12.36 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Co-CEO & Co-CIO owned 77,798 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.14% with the 3,800-share transaction.

Olson Terrence W., who is Coo & Cfo at THL Credit, bought 2,000 shares at $12.32 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Coo & Cfo owned 22,666 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.68% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Flynn Christopher J., who is Co-CEO & Co-CIO at THL Credit, bought 2,000 shares at $12.40 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Co-CEO & Co-CIO owned 21,470 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.27% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.14, down $0.26, or 2.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for THL Credit go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,950
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,950
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,525

The average volume for THL Credit has been 236,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. THL Credit has a market cap of $420.4 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 5.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

THL Credit, Inc. is a business development company specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. The fund seeks to invest in debt and equity securities of middle market companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate THL Credit a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates THL Credit as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full THL Credit Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Digimarc Corporation (DMRC) - FREE Research Report

Davis Bruce L, who is Chairman and CEO at Digimarc Corporation, sold 4,000 shares at $22.39 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 117,814 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.28% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.38, down $0.01, or 0.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Digimarc Corporation go as follows:

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

The average volume for Digimarc Corporation has been 48,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Digimarc Corporation has a market cap of $188.8 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 17.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Digimarc Corporation provides media identification and management solutions to commercial entities and government customers in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.85%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Digimarc Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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Guidance Software (GUID) - FREE Research Report

Plaga Barry J, who is Interim Ceo & Cfo at Guidance Software, bought 2,000 shares at $5.37 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Interim Ceo & Cfo owned 243,142 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.83% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Ackerman Jay R, who is Chief Revenue Officer at Guidance Software, bought 5,000 shares at $5.37 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Revenue Officer owned 80,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.67% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.44, up $0.08, or 1.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidance Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,497
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,026
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,026

The average volume for Guidance Software has been 80,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidance Software has a market cap of $162.8 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 24.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Guidance Software, Inc. provides digital investigative solutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Guidance Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guidance Software as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Guidance Software Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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