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Yesterday, March 23, 2015, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $987.00 to $64,149,572.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

EMCOR Group (EME) - FREE Research Report

Macinnis Frank T, who is Director at EMCOR Group, sold 80,000 shares at $46.54 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 493,114 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.96% with the 80,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.28, down $0.26, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EMCOR Group go as follows:

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

The average volume for EMCOR Group has been 290,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. EMCOR Group has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 5.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

EMCOR Group, Inc. provides electrical and mechanical construction and facilities services to commercial, industrial, utility, and institutional customers in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate EMCOR Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EMCOR Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full EMCOR Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alico (ALCO) - FREE Research Report

Rodriguez Ramon A, who is Shareholder at Alico, sold 517 shares at $46.50 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 2,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.98% with the 517-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.83, up $4.33, or 8.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alico go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3.7 million
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,495
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,495
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,995

The average volume for Alico has been 17,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alico has a market cap of $351.1 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alico, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an agribusiness and land management company in the United States. The company operates in five segments: Citrus Groves, Improved Farmland, Ranch and Conservation, Agricultural Supply Chain Management and Support, and Other Operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Alico a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alico as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Alico Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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VAALCO Energy (EGY) - FREE Research Report

Jennings James B, who is Director at VAALCO Energy, bought 36,000 shares at $3.29 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 150% with the 36,000-share transaction.

Guidry Steven P, who is Chairman and CEO at VAALCO Energy, bought 9,680 shares at $3.10 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 228,349 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.43% with the 9,680-share transaction.

Christ Eric J, who is VP, Gen Counsel and Corp Sec at VAALCO Energy, bought 5,700 shares at $3.17 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Gen Counsel and Corp Sec owned 24,900 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 29.69% with the 5,700-share transaction.

Fawthrop Andrew Lawrence, who is Director at VAALCO Energy, bought 1,240 shares at $3.29 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30,772 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.2% with the 1,240-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.16, down $0.13, or 4.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VAALCO Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 33,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 33,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 33,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,698

The average volume for VAALCO Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VAALCO Energy has a market cap of $178.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 32.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

VAALCO Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates VAALCO Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VAALCO Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full VAALCO Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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