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:

Wintrust Financial (WTFC) - FREE Research Report

Sweeney Gary D, who is Director at Wintrust Financial, bought 945 shares at $39.56 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,635 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 136.96% with the 945-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.23, up $1.67, or 4.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wintrust Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 690
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 690
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 690
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,500

The average volume for Wintrust Financial has been 354,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Wintrust Financial has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 17.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Wintrust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, through its subsidiaries, provides various banking and other financial products and services to customers in the Chicago metropolitan area and in Southeastern Wisconsin. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Wintrust Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wintrust Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Wintrust Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (USAP) - FREE Research Report

Dunn Douglas M, who is Director at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 11,859 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 86,859 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 15.81% with the 11,859-share transaction.

Toledano Udi, who is Director at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 11,859 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 61,159 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 24.05% with the 11,859-share transaction.

Mcgrath Paul A, who is VP Admin, Gen Counsel & Secy at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 1,464 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP Admin, Gen Counsel & Secy owned 15,664 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.31% with the 1,464-share transaction.

Oates Dennis M, who is Chairman, CEO & President at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 11,863 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO & President owned 46,863 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 33.89% with the 11,863-share transaction.

Kornblatt M. David, who is Director at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 11,859 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,859 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 169.41% with the 11,859-share transaction.

Ayers Christopher L, who is Director at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 11,859 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,859 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 237.18% with the 11,859-share transaction.

Zimmer Christopher M, who is Exec VP & Chief Commer. Ofcr at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 3,660 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Exec VP & Chief Commer. Ofcr owned 14,560 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 33.58% with the 3,660-share transaction.

Pollock Larry J, who is Exec VP & Chief Manufact Ofcr at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 3,660 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Exec VP & Chief Manufact Ofcr owned 3,760 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3660% with the 3,660-share transaction.

Wilkin Ross C, who is Chief Financial Officer at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 1,464 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 2,464 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 146.4% with the 1,464-share transaction.

McIntosh Graham, who is VP & Chief Technology Officer at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, bought 3,660 shares at $6.83 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Technology Officer owned 9,060 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 67.78% with the 3,660-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.40, up $0.57, or 7.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Stainless & Alloy Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 13,900

The average volume for Universal Stainless & Alloy Products has been 33,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Stainless & Alloy Products has a market cap of $46.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 22.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., and its subsidiaries manufacture and market semi-finished and finished specialty steel products in the United States and internationally. The company's products include stainless steel, nickel alloys, tool steel, and various other alloyed steels. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Universal Stainless & Alloy Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Stainless & Alloy Products as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CR Bard (BCR) - FREE Research Report

Naughton Gail K, who is Director at CR Bard, sold 584 shares at $187.88 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,511 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.88% with the 584-share transaction.

Thompson Tommy G, who is Director at CR Bard, sold 2,319 shares at $188.75 on Feb. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,536 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.19% with the 2,319-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $184.12, down $4.63, or 2.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CR Bard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,908
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,051
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,509

The average volume for CR Bard has been 512,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. CR Bard has a market cap of $14.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 2.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

C. R. Bard, Inc. designs, manufactures, packages, distributes, and sells medical, surgical, diagnostic, and patient care devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate CR Bard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CR Bard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full CR Bard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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