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Yesterday, April 14, 2015, 34 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.01 to $3,796,435.44.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Apogee (APOG) - FREE Research Report

Manning John Terence, who is Director at Apogee, sold 3,500 shares at $54.52 on April 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 28,641 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.89% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.37, down $0.15, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apogee go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,672
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,672
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,672

The average volume for Apogee has been 196,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Apogee has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 26.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs and develops glass solutions for enclosing commercial buildings and framing art primarily in the United States, Canada, and Brazil. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Apogee a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apogee as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Apogee Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KCG Holdings (KCG) - FREE Research Report

Daniel V. Tierney 2011 Trust, who is 10% Owner at KCG Holdings, sold 27,176 shares at $12.29 on April 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 8.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.32% with the 27,176-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.26, down $0.03, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KCG Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 263,443
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 672,922
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 672,922

The average volume for KCG Holdings has been 279,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. KCG Holdings has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 5.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

KCG Holdings, Inc., an independent securities firm, provides various services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types, and time zones. The company operates through three segments: Market Making, Global Execution Services, and Corporate and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate KCG Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KCG Holdings as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full KCG Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kirkland's (KIRK) - FREE Research Report

Alderson Robert E, who is Director at Kirkland's, sold 30,000 shares at $22.56 on April 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 620,143 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.61% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.25, up $0.69, or 2.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kirkland's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 446,770
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 446,770
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 471,770

The average volume for Kirkland's has been 149,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kirkland's has a market cap of $394.2 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 2.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 23.0. 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, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. 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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