Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, 41 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $22.19 to $104,334,800.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

United Bankshares (UBSI) - FREE Research Report

Converse Peter A, who is Director at United Bankshares, bought 19,700 shares at $33.99 on Feb. 5, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 618,882 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.29% with the 19,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.34, down $0.65, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Bankshares go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 93
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,676
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 93

The average volume for United Bankshares has been 484,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Bankshares has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 8.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

United Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for United Bank (WV) and United Bank (VA) that provides commercial and retail banking services and products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate United Bankshares a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Bankshares as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full United Bankshares Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ShoreTel (SHOR) - FREE Research Report

Bregman Mark, who is Director at ShoreTel, sold 5,000 shares at $7.74 on Feb. 5, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 68,591 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.79% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.29, down $0.45, or 6.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ShoreTel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,367
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,367
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,920

The average volume for ShoreTel has been 584,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. ShoreTel has a market cap of $510.3 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 15.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

ShoreTel, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business communication solutions in the United States and internationally. The company offers integrated voice, video, data, and mobile applications based on Internet protocol technologies. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate ShoreTel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ShoreTel as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full ShoreTel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Archer-Daniels Midland (ADM) - FREE Research Report

Sanchez Francisco J, who is Director at Archer-Daniels Midland, bought 1,000 shares at $34.35 on Feb. 5, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 66.67% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.04, down $0.31, or 0.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Archer-Daniels Midland go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Archer-Daniels Midland has been 5.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Archer-Daniels Midland has a market cap of $20.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 7.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. The company's Oilseeds Processing segment originates, merchandises, crushes, and processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Archer-Daniels Midland a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Archer-Daniels Midland as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Archer-Daniels Midland Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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