Yesterday, Sept. 16, 2015, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.69 to $4,488,945.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vicor (VICR) - FREE Research Report

Eichten Estia J, who is Director at Vicor, sold 4,000 shares at $10.50 on Sept. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 401,079 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.99% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.72, up $0.22, or 2.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vicor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 19,667
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 19,667
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 19,667
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Vicor has been 79,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vicor has a market cap of $275.6 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 12.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Vicor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets modular components and complete systems for converting, regulating, and controlling electric current worldwide. The company operates through Brick Business Unit, VI Chip Business Unit, and Picor Business Unit segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 1020.0. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Vicor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vicor as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its disappointing return on equity. Get the full Vicor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Validus Holdings (VR) - FREE Research Report

Driscoll Kean, who is CEO, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. at Validus Holdings, sold 2,441 shares at $44.27 on Sept. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the CEO, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. owned 122,696 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.95% with the 2,441-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.32, up $1.05, or 2.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Validus Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,441
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,350
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 48
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,387

The average volume for Validus Holdings has been 494,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Validus Holdings has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 8.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. provides reinsurance coverage, insurance coverage, and insurance linked securities management services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Validus Re, AlphaCat, Talbot, and Western World. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Validus Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Validus Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Validus Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Daktronics (DAKT) - FREE Research Report

McDermott Kevin Patrick, who is Director at Daktronics, bought 1,196 shares at $8.37 on Sept. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,721 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 33.93% with the 1,196-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.72, up $0.35, or 4.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Daktronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,000

The average volume for Daktronics has been 234,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Daktronics has a market cap of $367.2 million and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 30.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Daktronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells various electronic display systems and related products worldwide. It operates through five segments: Commercial, Live Events, High School Park and Recreation, Transportation, and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Daktronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Daktronics as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Daktronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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