Yesterday, Dec. 17, 2015, 102 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $296,713,529.26.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Genesco (GCO) - FREE Research Report

Kocher Kenneth, who is Senior Vice President at Genesco, sold 10,000 shares at $55.83 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 64,269 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.46% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.46, down $0.37, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Genesco has been 219,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genesco has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 27.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Genesco Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates in five segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Lids Sports Group, Johnston & Murphy Group, and Licensed Brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Genesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Genesco as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Genesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hormel Foods (HRL) - FREE Research Report

Pippins Dakota A, who is Director at Hormel Foods, sold 1,632 shares at $80.09 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 48,588 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.25% with the 1,632-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $78.85, down $1.24, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hormel Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,262

The average volume for Hormel Foods has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hormel Foods has a market cap of $21.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 52.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Hormel Foods Corporation produces and markets various meat and food products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.45%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Hormel Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hormel Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Hormel Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Daktronics (DAKT) - FREE Research Report

McDermott Kevin Patrick, who is Director at Daktronics, bought 1,000 shares at $8.95 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,721 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 21.18% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.75, down $0.20, or 2.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Daktronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,196
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,196
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,196
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Daktronics has been 226,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Daktronics has a market cap of $404.8 million and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 29.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Daktronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells various electronic display systems and related products worldwide. It operates through five segments: Commercial, Live Events, High School Park and Recreation, Transportation, and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Daktronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Daktronics as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Daktronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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