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Friday, April 17, 2015, 38 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.33 to $30,000,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mistras Group (MG) - FREE Research Report

Keefe Michael C, who is EVP, General Counsel at Mistras Group, sold 2,400 shares at $18.53 on April 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, General Counsel owned 18,786 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.33% with the 2,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.42, down $0.11, or 0.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mistras Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,845
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,845
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,673

The average volume for Mistras Group has been 130,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mistras Group has a market cap of $531.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 0.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Mistras Group, Inc. provides technology-enabled asset protection solutions to evaluate the structural integrity and reliability of critical energy, industrial, and public infrastructure worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Mistras Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mistras Group as a hold. 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 and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mistras Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CSG Systems International (CSGS) - FREE Research Report

Kalan Peter E, who is CEO & President at CSG Systems International, sold 13,500 shares at $30.64 on April 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the CEO & President owned 417,238 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.13% with the 13,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.30, down $0.34, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CSG Systems International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 788
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 59,331
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,351

The average volume for CSG Systems International has been 268,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. CSG Systems International has a market cap of $994.2 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 19.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CSG Systems International, Inc. provides business support solutions primarily to the communications industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate CSG Systems International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CSG Systems International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full CSG Systems International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cardtronics (CATM) - FREE Research Report

Keller Michael Edward, who is General Counsel at Cardtronics, sold 1,361 shares at $40.00 on April 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 13,008 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.47% with the 1,361-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.07, down $2.93, or 7.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cardtronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,275
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 88,275

The average volume for Cardtronics has been 303,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cardtronics has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 4.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cardtronics, Inc. provides automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines (ATMs) and multi-function financial services kiosks. It operates through U.S., Europe, and Other International segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.9. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Cardtronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cardtronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cardtronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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