Yesterday, Aug. 12, 2015, 119 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.99 to $15,899,263.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tesoro (TSO) - FREE Research Report

Chase Rodney F, who is Director at Tesoro, sold 12,996 shares at $109.08 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,186 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 75.64% with the 12,996-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $108.92, down $0.16, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tesoro go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,658
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,658
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,658

The average volume for Tesoro has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tesoro has a market cap of $13.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 47.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in petroleum refining and marketing activities in the United States. It operates in three segments: Refining, Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Tesoro a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on TSO - FREE

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

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

First Industrial Realty (FR) - FREE Research Report

Schultz Peter, who is EVP - East Region at First Industrial Realty, sold 13,190 shares at $20.95 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP - East Region owned 97,468 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.92% with the 13,190-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.04, up $0.09, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Industrial Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 69,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 69,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 69,000

The average volume for First Industrial Realty has been 852,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. First Industrial Realty has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 2.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It makes investments in industrial properties. The firm owns, manages, acquires, sells, develops, and redevelops industrial real estate. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 71.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate First Industrial Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on FR - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Industrial Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full First Industrial Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

GSV Capital (GSVC) - FREE Research Report

Moe Michael T., who is Ceo at GSV Capital, bought 600 shares at $9.24 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 15,245 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.1% with the 600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.34, up $0.10, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GSV Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000

The average volume for GSV Capital has been 96,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. GSV Capital has a market cap of $178.9 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

GSV Capital Corp. is a business development company specializing in growth capital investments in late stage venture-backed private companies. It makes direct investments in companies and also makes secondary direct investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate GSV Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on GSVC - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GSV Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full GSV Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.