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Yesterday, April 22, 2015, 50 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $9.24 to $5,263,003.35.

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 $29.23 on April 22, 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 $30.58, up $1.35, or 4.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,500

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 48,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $335.5 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 50% 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 0.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.9. 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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Firsthand Technology Value Fund (SVVC) - FREE Research Report

Landis Kevin M, who is President at Firsthand Technology Value Fund, bought 1,400 shares at $15.04 on April 22, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 157,263 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.9% with the 1,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.15, down $0.89, or 6.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Firsthand Technology Value Fund go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 147,044
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 147,044
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 217,461

The average volume for Firsthand Technology Value Fund has been 50,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Firsthand Technology Value Fund has a market cap of $129.1 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 24.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. is a business development company specializes in investments in start-up, late, development stage, and PIPEs. It seeks to invest in pre-IPO companies. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.7.

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EVINE Live (EVLV) - FREE Research Report

Ge Capital Equity Investments Inc, who is Shareholder at EVINE Live, sold 23,323 shares at $6.48 on April 22, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 3.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.64% with the 23,323-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.42, down $0.06, or 0.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EVINE Live go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,815
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 51,815
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 751,427

The average volume for EVINE Live has been 177,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. EVINE Live has a market cap of $359.0 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 3.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

EVINE Live Inc. operates as a digital commerce company in the United States.

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