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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:

KCG Holdings (KCG) - FREE Research Report

Daniel V. Tierney 2011 Trust, who is 10% Owner at KCG Holdings, sold 30,514 shares at $12.31 on April 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 8.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.36% with the 30,514-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.26, down $0.05, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KCG Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 242,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 700,098
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 700,098

The average volume for KCG Holdings has been 276,200 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 7.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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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Universal Technical Institute (UTI) - FREE Research Report

Freed Chad Allen, who is General Counsel, SVP Bus Dev at Universal Technical Institute, sold 8,000 shares at $10.00 on April 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel, SVP Bus Dev owned 51,291 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.49% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.92, down $0.08, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Technical Institute go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,620

The average volume for Universal Technical Institute has been 144,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Technical Institute has a market cap of $255.2 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. provides postsecondary education services for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 79.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Universal Technical Institute a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Technical Institute as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Universal Technical Institute Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Advanced Energy Industries (AEIS) - FREE Research Report

Ball Frederick, who is Director at Advanced Energy Industries, sold 2,500 shares at $25.68 on April 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 27,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.33% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.68, down $1.00, or 4.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advanced Energy Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,877

The average volume for Advanced Energy Industries has been 372,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Advanced Energy Industries has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 6.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, and supports power conversion and control products that transform power into various usable forms. The company operates through two segments, Precision Power Products and Inverters. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Advanced Energy Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Advanced Energy Industries 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, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Advanced Energy Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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