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Yesterday, June 8, 2015, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $33,225,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) - FREE Research Report

Dietrich John W, who is Evp & Coo at Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, sold 5,536 shares at $55.09 on June 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp & Coo owned 20,755 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.06% with the 5,536-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.90, down $2.19, or 4.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,608
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 49,705
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 55,655

The average volume for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has been 419,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 11.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services worldwide. It operates through ACMI, Charter, and Dry Leasing segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aqua America (WTR) - FREE Research Report

Glanton Richard H, who is Director at Aqua America, sold 2,300 shares at $25.75 on June 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,711 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.89% with the 2,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.58, down $0.17, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aqua America go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 48,505
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 100,490
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 115,839

The average volume for Aqua America has been 573,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aqua America has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 4.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Aqua America a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aqua America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins 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 Aqua America Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Highwoods Properties (HIW) - FREE Research Report

Evans Carlos E, who is Director at Highwoods Properties, bought 5,000 shares at $41.33 on June 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,353 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 369.55% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.92, down $0.41, or 0.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Highwoods Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Highwoods Properties has been 693,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Highwoods Properties has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 6.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The trust engages in leasing, management, development, construction, and other customer-related services for its properties and for third parties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.5. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Highwoods Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Highwoods Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Highwoods Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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