Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, 49 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $23.60 to $6,253,037.92.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VSE (VSEC) - FREE Research Report

Kiernan Thomas M, who is General Counsel and Secretary at VSE, bought 275 shares at $37.00 on Sept. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel and Secretary owned 11,837 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.38% with the 275-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.06, up $0.06, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VSE go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 700

The average volume for VSE has been 19,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. VSE has a market cap of $191.8 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 43.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

VSE Corporation operates as a diversified sustainment and services company in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate VSE a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VSE as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full VSE Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Sommer Steven R, who is SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at Splunk, sold 4,090 shares at $58.94 on Sept. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Marketing Officer owned 216,358 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.86% with the 4,090-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.64, up $0.70, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,356
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 108,701
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 350,209

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software products that enable organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence in the United States and internationally. The company's products enable users to collect, index, search, explore, monitor, and analyze data regardless of format or source users. Currently, there are 23 analysts who rate Splunk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Splunk as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. Get the full Splunk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Starz (STRZA) - FREE Research Report

Albrecht Christopher, who is Chief Executive Officer at Starz, sold 955 shares at $40.63 on Sept. 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 18,197 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.99% with the 955-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.17, up $0.54, or 1.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Starz go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,915
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,715
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,735

The average volume for Starz has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Starz has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 36.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Starz, through its subsidiaries, operates as a media and entertainment company. It operates through Starz Networks, Starz Distribution, and Starz Animation segments. The Starz Networks segment provides premium subscription video programming to U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Starz a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Starz as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Starz Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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