Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, 57 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $329.66 to $5,418,750.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

WGL Holdings (WGL) - FREE Research Report

Hutchinson Louis, who is VP and Chief Revenue Officer at WGL Holdings, sold 99 shares at $55.66 on Oct. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP and Chief Revenue Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 99-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.08, up $3.42, or 5.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WGL Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for WGL Holdings has been 280,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. WGL Holdings has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 8.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

WGL Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, sells and delivers natural gas, and provides energy-related products and services. The company operates in four segments: Regulated Utility, Retail Energy-Marketing, Commercial Energy Systems, and Midstream Energy Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate WGL Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WGL Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, 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 shows low profit margins. Get the full WGL Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 5,000 shares at $6.28 on Oct. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 3.2 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.16% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.16, down $0.12, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 39,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 66,360
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 304,298

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 39,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $213.7 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 25.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.56%.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tiptree Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tiptree Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services (LTS) - FREE Research Report

Giovanniello joseph, who is Senior Vice President at Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, bought 3,554 shares at $2.00 on Oct. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 185,395 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.95% with the 3,554-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.25, up $0.25, or 10.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 26,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 46,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 66,828

The average volume for Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services has been 313,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services has a market cap of $391.4 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 45.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides brokerage and advisory, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, asset management, life insurance brokerage, and trust services in the United States. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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