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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:

New Residential Investment (NRZ) - FREE Research Report

Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd., who is 10% Owner at New Residential Investment, sold 28.3 million shares at $14.95 on April 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 28.3 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.70, up $1.75, or 10.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for New Residential Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 250,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 250,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 250,000

The average volume for New Residential Investment has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. New Residential Investment has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 30.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

New Residential Investment Corp., a real estate investment trust (REIT), focuses on investing in and managing residential mortgage related assets. It operates through Servicing Related Assets, Residential Securities and Loans, and Other Investments segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate New Residential Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates New Residential Investment as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full New Residential Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Illumina (ILMN) - FREE Research Report

Bianchi Paul L, who is Sr. VP, Human Resources at Illumina, sold 3,390 shares at $187.22 on April 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Human Resources owned 67,887 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.76% with the 3,390-share transaction.

Bouchard Michel, who is Chief Accounting Officer at Illumina, sold 1,400 shares at $188.61 on April 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 20,608 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.36% with the 1,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $190.26, up $1.65, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Illumina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,099
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 98,105
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 145,027

The average volume for Illumina has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Illumina has a market cap of $27.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 3.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Illumina, Inc. provides sequencing and array-based solutions for genetic analysis in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and South Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 79.4. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Illumina a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Illumina as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Illumina Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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South Jersey Industries (SJI) - FREE Research Report

Renna Michael J, who is President & at South Jersey Industries, sold 350 shares at $53.55 on April 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & owned 24,289 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.42% with the 350-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.93, down $0.62, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for South Jersey Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,350
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,350

The average volume for South Jersey Industries has been 160,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. South Jersey Industries has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 8.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

South Jersey Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides energy related products and services. It engages in the purchase, transmission, and sale of natural gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate South Jersey Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates South Jersey Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase 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 generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full South Jersey Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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