Yesterday, Dec. 21, 2015, 57 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $3.18 to $70,037,432.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tesco (TESO) - FREE Research Report

Boone Christopher L, who is Svp, Cfo at Tesco, sold 1,087 shares at $7.09 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Svp, Cfo owned 4,335 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.05% with the 1,087-share transaction.

Ferris Mihial Dean, who is SVP, Gen Counsel & Corp Sec at Tesco, sold 765 shares at $7.11 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Gen Counsel & Corp Sec owned 14,066 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.16% with the 765-share transaction.

Ulakovic Darko, who is Vice President at Tesco, sold 458 shares at $7.09 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 5,934 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.17% with the 458-share transaction.

Irausquin Michael, who is Vice President, TCUS at Tesco, sold 334 shares at $7.09 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President, TCUS owned 832 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.64% with the 334-share transaction.

Mawford Nicholas, who is Vice President, TCUS at Tesco, sold 521 shares at $7.09 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President, TCUS owned 6,752 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.16% with the 521-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.24, up $0.15, or 2.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 559
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 559
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 559

The average volume for Tesco has been 299,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tesco has a market cap of $269.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 44.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Tesco Corporation engages in the design, assembly, and service delivery of technology-based solutions for the upstream energy industry worldwide. It operates through Top Drive and Tubular Services segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.89%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Tesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tesco as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 5,000 shares at $6.68 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 3.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.15% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.57, down $0.11, or 1.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 129,190
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 195,550

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 32,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $227.4 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 19.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tiptree Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tiptree Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Zendesk (ZEN) - FREE Research Report

McDermott Adrian, who is SVP of Product Development at Zendesk, sold 1,625 shares at $25.95 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP of Product Development owned 84,627 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.88% with the 1,625-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.13, up $0.18, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Zendesk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,251
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,421

The average volume for Zendesk has been 699,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Zendesk has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 9.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Zendesk, Inc., a software development company, provides software as a service customer service platform for organizations. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Zendesk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Zendesk as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Zendesk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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