Yesterday, Dec. 7, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $47.20 to $44,583,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

UFP Technologies (UFPT) - FREE Research Report

Rock Mitchell, who is Vice President at UFP Technologies, sold 10,000 shares at $23.12 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 53,235 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.81% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.94, down $0.18, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for UFP Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,833
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,833
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,833

The average volume for UFP Technologies has been 12,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. UFP Technologies has a market cap of $164.1 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 6.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

UFP Technologies, Inc. designs and converts foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials and provides solutions to medical, automotive, consumer, electronics, industrial, aerospace, and defense markets in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates UFP Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates UFP Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full UFP Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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A-Mark Precious Metals (AMRK) - FREE Research Report

Meltzer Carol, who is General Counsel at A-Mark Precious Metals, sold 1,000 shares at $15.00 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 25,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.85% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.98, up $0.98, or 6.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for A-Mark Precious Metals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 46,980
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,280
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,281

The average volume for A-Mark Precious Metals has been 18,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. A-Mark Precious Metals has a market cap of $106.2 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 57.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. operates as a precious metals trading company worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates A-Mark Precious Metals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates A-Mark Precious Metals as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full A-Mark Precious Metals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mentor Graphics (MENT) - FREE Research Report

Mccranie J Daniel, who is Director at Mentor Graphics, bought 10,000 shares at $17.61 on Dec. 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 34,705 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 40.48% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.82, up $0.21, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mentor Graphics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 170,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 170,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 170,000

The average volume for Mentor Graphics has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mentor Graphics has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 19.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Mentor Graphics Corporation provides electronic design automation software and hardware solutions to automate the design, analysis, and testing of electro-mechanical systems, electronic hardware, and embedded systems software. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Mentor Graphics a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mentor Graphics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Mentor Graphics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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