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Yesterday, April 8, 2015, 59 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.90 to $2,613,411,881.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Kirkland's (KIRK) - FREE Research Report

Kirkland Carl, who is Director at Kirkland's, sold 24,749 shares at $23.21 on April 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 970,673 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.49% with the 24,749-share transaction.

Alderson Robert E, who is Director at Kirkland's, sold 30,000 shares at $22.91 on April 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 680,143 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.22% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.53, down $0.38, or 1.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kirkland's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 361,721
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 361,721
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 386,721

The average volume for Kirkland's has been 151,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kirkland's has a market cap of $386.5 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 3.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Kirkland's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of home decor and gifts in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Kirkland's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kirkland's 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Kirkland's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Rooney Stephen, who is Director at Village Super Market, sold 3,000 shares at $32.44 on April 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,900 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.87% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.81, up $0.37, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,363
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 100,185
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 192,179

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 22,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $312.5 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 19.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Village Super Market, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.7. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Village Super Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Village Super Market as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Village Super Market Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Airways Holdings (RJET) - FREE Research Report

Koscal Matthew, who is VP, Human Resources at Republic Airways Holdings, sold 2,770 shares at $13.12 on April 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Human Resources owned 12,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.75% with the 2,770-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.32, up $0.20, or 1.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Airways Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 79,110
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 162,022
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 218,128

The average volume for Republic Airways Holdings has been 638,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Airways Holdings has a market cap of $655.5 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 7.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Republic Airways Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides scheduled passenger services. The company offers scheduled passenger service on approximately 1,229 flights daily to approximately 101 cities in the U.S. and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Republic Airways Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Airways Holdings as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been very high debt management risk by most measures. Get the full Republic Airways Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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