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:

Spirit Airlines (SAVE) - FREE Research Report

Baldanza B Ben, who is President and CEO at Spirit Airlines, bought 2,000 shares at $41.41 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 178,165 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.14% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Canfield Thomas C, who is Sr VP, General Counsel and Sec at Spirit Airlines, bought 1,000 shares at $41.70 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, General Counsel and Sec owned 48,354 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.11% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.36, down $1.34, or 3.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spirit Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Spirit Airlines has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Spirit Airlines has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 46.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Spirit Airlines, Inc. provides low-fare airline services. As of June 30, 2015, it operated approximately 360 daily flights to 57 destinations in the United States, Caribbean, and Latin America. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.1. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Spirit Airlines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spirit Airlines as a hold. 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 and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Spirit Airlines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Monotype Imaging Holdings (TYPE) - FREE Research Report

Martin Steven R, who is Exec VP, Chief Innovation Off. at Monotype Imaging Holdings, sold 937 shares at $24.87 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Exec VP, Chief Innovation Off. owned 69,086 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.34% with the 937-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.19, down $0.68, or 2.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monotype Imaging Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,832
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,281
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 36,963

The average volume for Monotype Imaging Holdings has been 162,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monotype Imaging Holdings has a market cap of $992.1 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 15.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. develops, markets, and licenses technologies and fonts in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, and rest of Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Monotype Imaging Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monotype Imaging 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, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Monotype Imaging Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Nuance Communications (NUAN) - FREE Research Report

Tempesta Daniel David, who is Executive Vice President and C at Nuance Communications, sold 23,602 shares at $20.01 on Dec. 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President and C owned 208,947 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.15% with the 23,602-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.28, up $0.27, or 1.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nuance Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 647,494
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 669,097
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.3 million

The average volume for Nuance Communications has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nuance Communications has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 43.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It operates through four segments: Healthcare, Mobile and Consumer, Enterprise, and Imaging. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Nuance Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nuance Communications as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Nuance Communications Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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