Yesterday, Jan. 4, 2016, 49 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $184.24 to $5,809,890.90.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Actuant (ATU) - FREE Research Report

Skogg Eugene Edward, who is EVP-Human Resources at Actuant, bought 20,000 shares at $23.75 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP-Human Resources owned 70,415 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 39.67% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.96, up $0.21, or 0.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Actuant go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 235,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,117
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 322,914
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,117
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 322,914
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,117

The average volume for Actuant has been 834,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Actuant has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 10.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Actuant Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of industrial products and systems worldwide. It operates in three segments: Industrial, Energy, and Engineered Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 124.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Actuant a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Actuant as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Actuant Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rubicon Technology (RBCN) - FREE Research Report

Mikolajczyk Michael E, who is Director at Rubicon Technology, bought 80,000 shares at $1.20 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 208,169 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 62.42% with the 80,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.14, down $0.06, or 4.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rubicon Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2.5 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.5 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.5 million

The average volume for Rubicon Technology has been 88,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rubicon Technology has a market cap of $32.0 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 73.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Rubicon Technology, Inc., an electronic materials provider, develops, manufactures, and sells monocrystalline sapphire and other crystalline products for light-emitting diodes (LEDs), radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs), optoelectronics, and other optical applications. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Rubicon Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rubicon Technology 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 and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Rubicon Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Erin Energy (ERN) - FREE Research Report

Lawal Kase Lukman, who is Chairman & CEO at Erin Energy, bought 51,600 shares at $3.06 on Jan. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 2.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.54% with the 51,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.20, up $0.14, or 4.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Erin Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 178,212
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,410
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 316,212
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,410
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 373,762
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,403

The average volume for Erin Energy has been 83,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Erin Energy has a market cap of $681.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 38.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Erin Energy Corporation operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on energy resources in Africa.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Erin Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Erin Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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