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Yesterday, April 9, 2015, 40 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,745.00 to $198,813,900.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ascent Solar Technologies (ASTI) - FREE Research Report

TFG Radiant Investment Group Ltd, who is 10% Owner at Ascent Solar Technologies, bought 1.0 million shares at $1.00 on April 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 4.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 25.82% with the 1.0 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $0.93, down $0.07, or 7.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ascent Solar Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2.3 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2.3 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2.3 million

The average volume for Ascent Solar Technologies has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ascent Solar Technologies has a market cap of $24.4 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 8.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., a development stage company, designs and manufactures photovoltaic integrated consumer electronics; and portable power applications for commercial and military users. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Ascent Solar Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ascent Solar Technologies as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ascent Solar Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Crystal Steven, who is Director at Village Super Market, sold 1,500 shares at $32.52 on April 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 950,566 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.16% with the 1,500-share transaction.

Estate of Perry Sumas, who is 10% Owner at Village Super Market, sold 5,153 shares at $32.40 on April 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.49% with the 5,153-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.41, up $1.01, or 3.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 43,348
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 103,185
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 195,179

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 23,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $317.2 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 20.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 3.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0. 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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Gladstone Commercial (GOOD) - FREE Research Report

Cutlip Robert G, who is President at Gladstone Commercial, bought 500 shares at $18.57 on April 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 15,800 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.27% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.47, down $0.10, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gladstone Commercial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,250
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,450

The average volume for Gladstone Commercial has been 109,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gladstone Commercial has a market cap of $377.7 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 6.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gladstone Commercial Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It engages in investing in and owning net leased industrial and commercial real properties, and making long-term industrial and commercial mortgage loans. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.1%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Gladstone Commercial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gladstone Commercial as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. Get the full Gladstone Commercial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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