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Yesterday, April 13, 2015, 39 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.00 to $3,812,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Alcoa (AA) - FREE Research Report

Tata Ratan, who is Director at Alcoa, bought 3,405 shares at $13.14 on April 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 51,134 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.13% with the 3,405-share transaction.

Sorrell Martin, who is Director at Alcoa, bought 3,245 shares at $13.14 on April 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,954 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.95% with the 3,245-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.37, up $0.23, or 1.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alcoa go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,880
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,563
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,880
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,563
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,880
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,563

The average volume for Alcoa has been 25.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Alcoa has a market cap of $16.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 16.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alcoa Inc. produces and manages primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Global Rolled Products, and Engineered Products and Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.6. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Alcoa a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alcoa as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Alcoa Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Village Super Market (VLGEA) - FREE Research Report

Estate of Perry Sumas, who is 10% Owner at Village Super Market, sold 29,633 shares at $33.36 on April 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.81% with the 29,633-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.34, down $0.02, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Village Super Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 56,001
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 119,338
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 211,332

The average volume for Village Super Market has been 25,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Village Super Market has a market cap of $322.7 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 21.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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State Auto Financial (STFC) - FREE Research Report

State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co, who is 10% Owner at State Auto Financial, bought 5,145 shares at $24.98 on April 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 25.8 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.02% with the 5,145-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.66, down $0.32, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for State Auto Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 64,091
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 145,907
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 249,211

The average volume for State Auto Financial has been 34,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. State Auto Financial has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 11.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in writing personal, business, and specialty insurance products. The company operates through four segments: Personal insurance, Business insurance, Specialty insurance, and Investment operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates State Auto Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates State Auto Financial 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, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full State Auto Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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