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Yesterday, March 17, 2015, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $428.00 to $8,749,928.65.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Huron Consulting Group (HURN) - FREE Research Report

Hussey C. Mark, who is EVP, COO, CFO and Treasurer at Huron Consulting Group, sold 1,300 shares at $66.69 on March 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, COO, CFO and Treasurer owned 26,805 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.63% with the 1,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.22, up $0.53, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Huron Consulting Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,451
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,899

The average volume for Huron Consulting Group has been 208,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Huron Consulting Group has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 1.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Huron Consulting Group Inc. provides operational and financial consulting services in the United States and internationally. It operates in five segments: Huron Healthcare, Huron Legal, Huron Education and Life Sciences, Huron Business Advisory, and All Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Huron Consulting Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Huron Consulting Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, notable return on equity 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 Huron Consulting Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lear (LEA) - FREE Research Report

Ligocki Kathleen, who is Director at Lear, bought 2,500 shares at $108.30 on March 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $109.28, up $0.98, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lear go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 204,373
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 204,373
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 204,373

The average volume for Lear has been 686,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lear has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 11.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Lear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, electrical distribution systems, and related components primarily to automotive original equipment manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Seating and Electrical. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Lear a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) - FREE Research Report

Rossi Nicola, who is Sr. VP and Chief Account. Ofc. at Wyndham Worldwide, sold 4,000 shares at $90.54 on March 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP and Chief Account. Ofc. owned 272 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 93.63% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.16, down $1.38, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wyndham Worldwide go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 38,308
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,308
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,175

The average volume for Wyndham Worldwide has been 988,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Wyndham Worldwide has a market cap of $10.9 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 4.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides hospitality services and products to individual consumers and business customers worldwide. It operates three in segments: Lodging, Vacation Exchange, and Rentals, and Vacation Ownership. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.7. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Wyndham Worldwide a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wyndham Worldwide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Wyndham Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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