Yesterday, Aug. 25, 2015, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $558.60 to $2,694,280.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Photronics (PLAB) - FREE Research Report

Tyson Mitchell G, who is Director at Photronics, sold 1,000 shares at $9.00 on Aug. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 71,579 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.38% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.82, down $0.18, or 2.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Photronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,332
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,332
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,332
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,921

The average volume for Photronics has been 389,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Photronics has a market cap of $600.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 5.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Photronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells photomasks in the United States. Photomasks are high precision photographic quartz plates containing microscopic images of electronic circuits. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Photronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Photronics as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Photronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PH Glatfelter (GLT) - FREE Research Report

Debenedictis Nicholas, who is Director at PH Glatfelter, bought 2,500 shares at $17.45 on Aug. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,776 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.06% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.60, up $0.15, or 0.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PH Glatfelter go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,500

The average volume for PH Glatfelter has been 158,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. PH Glatfelter has a market cap of $753.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 31.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

P. H. Glatfelter Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates PH Glatfelter a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PH Glatfelter as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full PH Glatfelter Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) - FREE Research Report

Stadium Capital Partners L P, who is Director at Big 5 Sporting Goods, bought 66,705 shares at $10.52 on Aug. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.5 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.7% with the 66,705-share transaction.

Stadium Capital Qualified Partners Lp, who is Director at Big 5 Sporting Goods, bought 6,532 shares at $10.53 on Aug. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 251,440 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.67% with the 6,532-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.45, down $0.08, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Big 5 Sporting Goods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 205,807
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,935
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 205,807
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,935
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 205,807
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,935

The average volume for Big 5 Sporting Goods has been 217,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Big 5 Sporting Goods has a market cap of $231.9 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 29.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Big 5 Sporting Goods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Big 5 Sporting Goods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Big 5 Sporting Goods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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