Yesterday, Jan. 27, 2016, 30 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $999.60 to $14,067,468.67.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

MGIC Investment (MTG) - FREE Research Report

Lane Jeffrey H, who is Executive Vice President at MGIC Investment, bought 15,000 shares at $5.93 on Jan. 27, 2016. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 850,663 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.79% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Lehman Michael E, who is Director at MGIC Investment, bought 7,500 shares at $5.99 on Jan. 27, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,989 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 48.42% with the 7,500-share transaction.

Holt Timothy A, who is Director at MGIC Investment, bought 20,000 shares at $6.38 on Jan. 27, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.34, down $0.04, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MGIC Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 75,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 75,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 75,000

The average volume for MGIC Investment has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MGIC Investment has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 32.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MGIC Investment Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and ancillary services to lenders and government sponsored entities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate MGIC Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MGIC Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. 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 MGIC Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Simmons First National (SFNC) - FREE Research Report

Casteel Marty, who is Sevp at Simmons First National, bought 500 shares at $41.87 on Jan. 27, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sevp owned 4,078 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 13.97% with the 500-share transaction.

Massanelli Stephen C, who is Evp at Simmons First National, bought 1,000 shares at $40.19 on Jan. 27, 2016. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 1,600 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 166.67% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.48, up $3.29, or 7.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Simmons First National go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 850
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,061

The average volume for Simmons First National has been 172,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Simmons First National has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 19.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Simmons First National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of banking products and services to individual and corporate customers in Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas. Its deposit products include checking, savings, and time deposits. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Simmons First National a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Simmons First National as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Simmons First National Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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comScore (SCOR) - FREE Research Report

Meierhoefer Cameron, who is Chief Operating Officer at comScore, sold 1,200 shares at $40.53 on Jan. 27, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 36,287 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.2% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.61, down $2.92, or 7.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for comScore go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 102,537

The average volume for comScore has been 462,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. comScore has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 4.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

comScore, Inc. provides digital media analytics products and services for content publishers, advertisers, advertising agencies, and network operators primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate comScore a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates comScore as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full comScore Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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