Yesterday, Feb. 3, 2016, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $18.72 to $469,419,506.01.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Exa (EXA) - FREE Research Report

Remondi Stephen A., who is CEO and President at Exa, sold 10,000 shares at $10.76 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the CEO and President owned 406,974 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.4% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.88, up $0.12, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Exa go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 46,985
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 46,985
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 58,000

The average volume for Exa has been 30,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Exa has a market cap of $156.9 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 7.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Exa Corporation develops, sells, and supports simulation software and services for vehicle manufacturers worldwide. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Exa a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Exa as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Exa Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) - FREE Research Report

Kelly Denis F, who is Director at MSC Industrial Direct, bought 2,000 shares at $64.96 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,174 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 27.88% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.79, up $0.83, or 1.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MSC Industrial Direct go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,422
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,422
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,422

The average volume for MSC Industrial Direct has been 537,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. MSC Industrial Direct has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 14.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate MSC Industrial Direct a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MSC Industrial Direct 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full MSC Industrial Direct Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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A Schulman (SHLM) - FREE Research Report

Middleton Brent, who is Svp Gm Uscan at A Schulman, bought 200 shares at $24.66 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Svp Gm Uscan owned 2,340 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.35% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.16, down $0.50, or 2.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for A Schulman go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 18,995
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 18,995
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 18,995
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,876

The average volume for A Schulman has been 189,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. A Schulman has a market cap of $710.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 21.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

A. Schulman, Inc. manufactures and supplies plastic compounds and resins. It offers custom performance colors, including standard and customized colors, organic and inorganic pigments, high chroma colors in translucent or opaque formats, and special effects. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate A Schulman a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates A Schulman as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. 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 A Schulman Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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