Yesterday, Nov. 17, 2015, 80 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $220.10 to $2,203,162.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

International Business Machines (IBM) - FREE Research Report

Rosamilia Thomas W, who is Senior Vice President at International Business Machines, sold 15,000 shares at $132.48 on Nov. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 7,581 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 66.43% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $134.67, up $2.19, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Business Machines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,050
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,050

The average volume for International Business Machines has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Business Machines has a market cap of $129.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 16.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate International Business Machines a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Business Machines as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full International Business Machines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Heritage Insurance Holdings (HRTG) - FREE Research Report

Widdicombe Richard A, who is President at Heritage Insurance Holdings, sold 10,000 shares at $22.89 on Nov. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 748,753 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.32% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.07, up $0.18, or 0.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Heritage Insurance Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,044
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,088
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 485,325

The average volume for Heritage Insurance Holdings has been 274,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Heritage Insurance Holdings has a market cap of $696.6 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 17.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. operates as a property and casualty insurance holding company in the state of Florida. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Heritage Insurance Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Heritage Insurance Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full Heritage Insurance Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Universal (UVV) - FREE Research Report

Adams John B Jr, who is Director at Universal, sold 749 shares at $54.66 on Nov. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,638 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.31% with the 749-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.86, up $1.20, or 2.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,997
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,997
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,592

The average volume for Universal has been 178,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 27.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Universal Corporation operates as a leaf tobacco merchant and processor worldwide. It engages in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to, or for the account of, manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Universal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Universal Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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