Yesterday, Dec. 9, 2015, 78 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $305.00 to $4,353,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

RenaissanceRe Holdings (RNR) - FREE Research Report

Zore Edward J, who is Director at RenaissanceRe Holdings, bought 65 shares at $101.70 on Dec. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,126 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.81% with the 65-share transaction.

Wilcox Mark Alexander, who is SVP, Chief Accounting Officer at RenaissanceRe Holdings, sold 30,366 shares at $113.21 on Dec. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 47,029 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 39.24% with the 30,366-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $111.40, down $1.81, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RenaissanceRe Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 58,127

The average volume for RenaissanceRe Holdings has been 259,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. RenaissanceRe Holdings has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 14.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance and insurance coverages and related services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Catastrophe Reinsurance, Specialty Reinsurance, and Lloyd's. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate RenaissanceRe Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RenaissanceRe Holdings 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, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full RenaissanceRe Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH) - FREE Research Report

Coburn Gordon, who is President at Cognizant Technology Solutions, sold 18,879 shares at $62.27 on Dec. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 91,343 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.13% with the 18,879-share transaction.

Frank Malcolm, who is Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing at Cognizant Technology Solutions, sold 17,168 shares at $62.22 on Dec. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 17,168-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.79, down $1.43, or 2.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cognizant Technology Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 854
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,712
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 53,436

The average volume for Cognizant Technology Solutions has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a market cap of $37.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 14.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing/Retail/Logistics, and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate Cognizant Technology Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cognizant Technology Solutions as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cognizant Technology Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Independent Bank Group (IBTX) - FREE Research Report

Berntsen Torry, who is President and COO at Independent Bank Group, bought 70 shares at $34.82 on Dec. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 80,100 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.09% with the 70-share transaction.

Hobart Brian E, who is Vice Chairman and CLO at Independent Bank Group, bought 250 shares at $34.73 on Dec. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman and CLO owned 217,795 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.95, up $0.22, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Independent Bank Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 395
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 840
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,565
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Independent Bank Group has been 48,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Independent Bank Group has a market cap of $628.9 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 11.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Independent Bank Group, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Independent Bank that provides commercial banking products and services for businesses, professionals, and individuals in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Independent Bank Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Independent Bank Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full Independent Bank Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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