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Yesterday, April 16, 2015, 51 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $14.00 to $6,188,242.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 1,500 shares at $29.66 on April 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.31, down $0.35, 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: 9,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,000

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 43,600 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 Thursday.

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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Alico (ALCO) - FREE Research Report

Smith Ken, who is Shareholder at Alico, sold 1,852 shares at $51.24 on April 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 3,634 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.76% with the 1,852-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.00, down $0.24, or 0.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alico go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3.7 million
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,095
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,095

The average volume for Alico has been 18,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alico has a market cap of $384.1 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 1.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Alico, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an agribusiness and land management company in the United States. The company operates in five segments: Citrus Groves, Improved Farmland, Ranch and Conservation, Agricultural Supply Chain Management and Support, and Other Operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Alico a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alico as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Alico Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Adobe Systems (ADBE) - FREE Research Report

Lamkin Bryan, who is SVP, Technology & Corp Dev at Adobe Systems, sold 7,542 shares at $76.05 on April 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Technology & Corp Dev owned 13,354 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.09% with the 7,542-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.76, down $2.29, or 3.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Adobe Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,740
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,434
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,740
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 72,095
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,740
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 89,386

The average volume for Adobe Systems has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Adobe Systems has a market cap of $38.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 3.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing. The company has a P/E ratio of 122.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Adobe Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Adobe Systems 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, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Adobe Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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