Yesterday, Aug. 20, 2015, 99 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $10,960,360.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Neenah Paper (NP) - FREE Research Report

Lind Bonnie Cruickshank, who is SVP, CFO & Treasurer at Neenah Paper, sold 2,500 shares at $62.50 on Aug. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, CFO & Treasurer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.17, down $2.33, or 3.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Neenah Paper go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,800

The average volume for Neenah Paper has been 72,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Neenah Paper has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 1.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Neenah Paper, Inc. produces and sells technical products and fine papers worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Neenah Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Neenah Paper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Neenah Paper Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ShoreTel (SHOR) - FREE Research Report

Denman Kenneth D, who is Director at ShoreTel, sold 200 shares at $7.60 on Aug. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 97,241 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.21% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.41, down $0.19, or 2.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ShoreTel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,880
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,048
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,048

The average volume for ShoreTel has been 341,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. ShoreTel has a market cap of $484.2 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 0.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

ShoreTel, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business communication solutions in the United States and internationally. It offers integrated voice, video, data, and mobile applications based on Internet protocol technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate ShoreTel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ShoreTel as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full ShoreTel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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State Auto Financial (STFC) - FREE Research Report

State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co, who is 10% Owner at State Auto Financial, bought 1,643 shares at $23.70 on Aug. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 26.0 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.01% with the 1,643-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.77, up $0.07, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for State Auto Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 35,973
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 70,794
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 218,690

The average volume for State Auto Financial has been 45,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. State Auto Financial has a market cap of $983.2 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal, business, and specialty insurance products. It operates through four segments: Personal insurance, Business insurance, Specialty insurance, and Investment operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates State Auto Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates State Auto Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full State Auto Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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