Yesterday, Nov. 2, 2015, 52 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $579.37 to $37,761,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) - FREE Research Report

Stadium Capital Partners L P, who is Director at Big 5 Sporting Goods, bought 24,040 shares at $9.07 on Nov. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.6 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.95% with the 24,040-share transaction.

Stadium Capital Qualified Partners Lp, who is Director at Big 5 Sporting Goods, bought 2,364 shares at $9.07 on Nov. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 253,804 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.94% with the 2,364-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.77, up $0.70, or 7.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Big 5 Sporting Goods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 73,237
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,935
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 118,044
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,935
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 279,044
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,935

The average volume for Big 5 Sporting Goods has been 239,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Big 5 Sporting Goods has a market cap of $201.0 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 37.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5. 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 revenue growth, attractive valuation levels 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 Big 5 Sporting Goods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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JMP Group (JMP) - FREE Research Report

DiPietro David M, who is Director at JMP Group, bought 10,000 shares at $6.16 on Nov. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 61,766 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 19.32% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.33, up $0.17, or 2.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JMP Group go as follows:

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

The average volume for JMP Group has been 45,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. JMP Group has a market cap of $130.7 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 17.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

JMP Group LLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides investment banking and asset management services in the United States. The company operates through Broker-Dealer, Asset Management, and Corporate Credit segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate JMP Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates JMP Group as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full JMP Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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On Assignment (ASGN) - FREE Research Report

Dameris Peter T, who is President & CEO at On Assignment, sold 75,000 shares at $44.96 on Nov. 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 345,725 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.83% with the 75,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.63, up $0.67, or 1.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for On Assignment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,006
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,006
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 399,000

The average volume for On Assignment has been 364,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. On Assignment has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 38.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

On Assignment, Inc. provides short- and long-term placement of contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire professionals in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The company operates in four segments: Apex, Oxford, Physician, and Life Sciences Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate On Assignment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates On Assignment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full On Assignment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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