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Yesterday, May 26, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $232.50 to $546,600,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) - FREE Research Report

Davis Clarence A, who is Director at Telephone and Data Systems, sold 2,140 shares at $29.46 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,480 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.25% with the 2,140-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.00, up $0.54, or 1.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Telephone and Data Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,277
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,277
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,277

The average volume for Telephone and Data Systems has been 639,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telephone and Data Systems has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 16.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 424.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Telephone and Data Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Vitamin Shoppe (VSI) - FREE Research Report

Watts Colin Frederick, who is Chief Executive Officer at Vitamin Shoppe, bought 2,400 shares at $41.02 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 26,820 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.83% with the 2,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.47, down $0.55, or 1.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vitamin Shoppe go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 361
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 361
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 361

The average volume for Vitamin Shoppe has been 454,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vitamin Shoppe has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 16.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer and contract manufacturer of nutritional products in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Direct, and Manufacturing. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Vitamin Shoppe a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vitamin Shoppe as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Vitamin Shoppe Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Blackhawk Network Holdings (HAWK) - FREE Research Report

Gyani Mohan S, who is Director at Blackhawk Network Holdings, sold 18,343 shares at $37.70 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,107 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 81.71% with the 18,343-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.88, down $0.82, or 2.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Blackhawk Network Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,657
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,657
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,657

The average volume for Blackhawk Network Holdings has been 522,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Blackhawk Network Holdings has a market cap of $494.5 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 4.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. provides a range of prepaid gift, telecom, and debit cards; and related prepaid products and payment services. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Blackhawk Network Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Blackhawk Network Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Blackhawk Network Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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