Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, 38 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,008.66 to $937,922,958.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) - FREE Research Report

Youngjohns Robert, who is EVP and GM, HP Software at Hewlett-Packard, sold 21,143 shares at $25.69 on Sept. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP and GM, HP Software owned 18,770 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 52.97% with the 21,143-share transaction.

Fink Martin, who is Evp, Cto at Hewlett-Packard, sold 12,306 shares at $25.57 on Sept. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp, Cto owned 1,160 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 91.38% with the 12,306-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.71, down $0.86, or 3.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hewlett-Packard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 48
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 163,101

The average volume for Hewlett-Packard has been 14.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hewlett-Packard has a market cap of $45.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 37.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hewlett-Packard Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Hewlett-Packard a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hewlett-Packard as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its attractive valuation levels, considering its current price compared to earnings, book value and other measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hewlett-Packard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Apogee (APOG) - FREE Research Report

Puishys Joseph F., who is Chief Executive Officer & Pres at Apogee, bought 11,000 shares at $46.11 on Sept. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer & Pres owned 238,423 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.84% with the 11,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.16, up $0.05, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apogee go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,120
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,620

The average volume for Apogee has been 318,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Apogee has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 9.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. designs and develops glass solutions for enclosing commercial buildings and framing art in the United States, Canada, and Brazil. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Apogee a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apogee as a buy. 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Apogee Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ashland (ASH) - FREE Research Report

Harris Theodore L, who is Shareholder at Ashland, sold 11,277 shares at $108.77 on Sept. 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 13,098 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.26% with the 11,277-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.32, down $4.45, or 4.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ashland go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,500

The average volume for Ashland has been 727,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ashland has a market cap of $7.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 10.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ashland Inc. operates as a specialty chemicals company worldwide. The company's Specialty Ingredients segment provides products, technologies, and resources for solving formulation and product-performance challenges. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Ashland a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ashland as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ashland Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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