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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:

Franklin Electric (FELE) - FREE Research Report

Trumbull R Scott, who is Director at Franklin Electric, sold 15,000 shares at $38.65 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 292,248 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.88% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.22, down $0.43, or 1.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Franklin Electric go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,311
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,311
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,311

The average volume for Franklin Electric has been 185,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Franklin Electric has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 1.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Franklin Electric Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes water and fuel pumping systems worldwide. It operates in two segments, Water Systems and Fueling Systems. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Franklin Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Franklin Electric as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Franklin Electric Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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H&E Equipment Services (HEES) - FREE Research Report

Arnold Paul, who is Director at H&E Equipment Services, bought 5,000 shares at $24.14 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,367 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 28.79% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.68, up $0.54, or 2.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for H&E Equipment Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 29,461
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 29,461
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 84,078
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for H&E Equipment Services has been 615,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. H&E Equipment Services has a market cap of $841.7 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 12.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. operates as an integrated equipment services company. The company rents, sells, and provides parts and service support for hi-lift or aerial work platform equipment, crane, earthmoving equipment, and industrial lift truck categories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates H&E Equipment Services a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates H&E Equipment Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. 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 H&E Equipment Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dixie Group (DXYN) - FREE Research Report

Frierson Daniel K, who is Chairman of the Board & CEO at Dixie Group, sold 5,611 shares at $8.89 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board & CEO owned 29,494 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.98% with the 5,611-share transaction.

Comiskey Paul B, who is VP-President Dixie Residential at Dixie Group, sold 4,557 shares at $8.96 on March 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP-President Dixie Residential owned 92,849 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.68% with the 4,557-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.01, up $0.05, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dixie Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,782
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,782
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,782

The average volume for Dixie Group has been 61,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Dixie Group has a market cap of $134.2 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 1.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Dixie Group, Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells carpet and rugs for residential and commercial applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 298.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Dixie Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dixie Group as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Dixie Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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