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Yesterday, April 15, 2015, 48 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $81.85 to $422,748,916.10.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 3,000 shares at $29.79 on April 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.15% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.15, up $0.36, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,000

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 42,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $349.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 49.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, formulation, and distribution of specialty chemicals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Singapore. It operates in two segments, Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates KMG Chemicals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) - FREE Research Report

Deluca Norman J, who is MD, Digital Banking at Bottomline Technologies, sold 613 shares at $27.45 on April 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the MD, Digital Banking owned 77,562 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.78% with the 613-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.76, up $0.31, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bottomline Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,106
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 99,856
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 118,973

The average volume for Bottomline Technologies has been 170,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bottomline Technologies has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 10.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Bottomline Technologies (de), Inc. provides cloud-based payment, invoice, and digital banking solutions to banks, corporations, insurance companies, and financial institutions worldwide. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Bottomline Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bottomline Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Bottomline Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Littelfuse (LFUS) - FREE Research Report

Grillo Anthony, who is Director at Littelfuse, sold 500 shares at $97.10 on April 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 68,054 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.73% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.81, down $0.29, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Littelfuse go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,500

The average volume for Littelfuse has been 130,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Littelfuse has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 0.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices for use in the automotive, electronic, and electrical markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Electrical. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Littelfuse a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Littelfuse 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Littelfuse Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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