Yesterday, Aug. 18, 2015, 118 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $188.23 to $3,409,507.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CSG Systems International (CSGS) - FREE Research Report

Johns Rolland B, who is Chief Accounting Officer at CSG Systems International, sold 3,398 shares at $31.77 on Aug. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 15,570 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.91% with the 3,398-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.74, down $0.03, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CSG Systems International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,980
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,980
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 78,768

The average volume for CSG Systems International has been 207,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. CSG Systems International has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 27.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

CSG Systems International, Inc. provides business support solutions primarily to the communications industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9. 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full CSG Systems International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Essex Property (ESS) - FREE Research Report

Robinson Thomas E, who is Director at Essex Property, sold 800 shares at $228.99 on Aug. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,745 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.43% with the 800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $228.38, down $0.61, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Essex Property go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,250

The average volume for Essex Property has been 301,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Essex Property has a market cap of $15.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Essex Property Trust, Inc. operates as a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust in the United States. It engages in the ownership, operation, management, acquisition, development, and redevelopment of apartment communities, as well as commercial properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 71.8. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Essex Property a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Essex Property as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Essex Property Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Core Molding Technologies (CMT) - FREE Research Report

Hellmold Ralph O, who is Director at Core Molding Technologies, sold 9,000 shares at $21.75 on Aug. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,561 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.21% with the 9,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.10, down $1.65, or 8.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Core Molding Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 750
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 750
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 62,320

The average volume for Core Molding Technologies has been 130,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Core Molding Technologies has a market cap of $168.9 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 47.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Core Molding Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures sheet molding compounds (SMC) and molds fiberglass reinforced plastics. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Core Molding Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Core Molding Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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 Core Molding Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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