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Yesterday, March 24, 2015, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $380.00 to $19,195,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS) - FREE Research Report

Walker Howard, who is Vice Chairman of the Board at Equity Lifestyle Properties, sold 6,000 shares at $57.75 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman of the Board owned 53,342 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.11% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.66, down $2.09, or 3.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Equity Lifestyle Properties go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,124

The average volume for Equity Lifestyle Properties has been 373,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Equity Lifestyle Properties has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 9.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm engages in the ownership and operation of lifestyle oriented properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.5. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Equity Lifestyle Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Equity Lifestyle Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Equity Lifestyle Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Safety Insurance Group (SAFT) - FREE Research Report

Lindeberg Frederic H, who is Director at Safety Insurance Group, sold 2,000 shares at $60.40 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.33% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.42, down $0.98, or 1.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Safety Insurance Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,193
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,193
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,393

The average volume for Safety Insurance Group has been 45,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Safety Insurance Group has a market cap of $904.1 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 6.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Safety Insurance Group, Inc. provides private passenger automobile insurance products primarily in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Safety Insurance Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Safety Insurance 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, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Safety Insurance Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) - FREE Research Report

Jackson John Earl, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 31 shares at $30.84 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,182 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.28% with the 31-share transaction.

Canon Joseph E, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 165 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 40,304 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.41% with the 165-share transaction.

Magdol David L., who is Chief Invest. Officer and SMD at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 247 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Invest. Officer and SMD owned 257,012 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 247-share transaction.

Hyzak Dwayne L., who is Coo, Smd at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 301 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Coo, Smd owned 257,219 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.12% with the 301-share transaction.

Hartman Curtis L., who is Chief Credit Officer and SMD at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 120 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Credit Officer and SMD owned 198,203 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.06% with the 120-share transaction.

Stout Rodger A., who is Evp at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 96 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 145,708 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.07% with the 96-share transaction.

Appling Michael JR, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 493 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 91,002 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.54% with the 493-share transaction.

Beauvais Jason B, who is SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 135 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. owned 60,967 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.22% with the 135-share transaction.

Smith Brent D., who is CFO, Treasurer at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 21 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO, Treasurer owned 13,566 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.15% with the 21-share transaction.

Griffin Jon Kevin, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 60 shares at $30.84 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,755 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.47% with the 60-share transaction.

Martin Shannon, who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 18 shares at $30.83 on March 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 16,058 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 18-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.19, up $0.36, or 1.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Main Street Capital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500

The average volume for Main Street Capital Corporation has been 241,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Main Street Capital Corporation has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 6.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Main Street Capital Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Main Street Capital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Main Street Capital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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