Yesterday, March 1, 2016, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $120.60 to $482,600,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Solar Capital (SLRC) - FREE Research Report

Wachter David, who is Director at Solar Capital, bought 5,000 shares at $16.90 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 32.26% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.18, up $0.28, or 1.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Solar Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 33,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 45,600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 82,699

The average volume for Solar Capital has been 170,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Solar Capital has a market cap of $728.8 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 4.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Solar Capital Ltd. is a business development company specializing in investments in leveraged middle market companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Solar Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Solar Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth 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 Solar Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Netgear (NTGR) - FREE Research Report

Rogers Tamesa, who is SVP, Human Resources at Netgear, sold 650 shares at $39.25 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, Human Resources owned 8,959 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.76% with the 650-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.44, up $1.19, or 2.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Netgear go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,595
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,072

The average volume for Netgear has been 366,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Netgear has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 3.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NETGEAR, Inc. provides networking products to consumers, businesses, and service providers. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Commercial, and Service Provider. The Retail segment offers home networking, home video security, storage, and digital media products. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Netgear a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Netgear as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Netgear Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Main Street Capital (MAIN) - FREE Research Report

Solcher Stephen B, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 15 shares at $28.42 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,356 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.63% with the 15-share transaction.

Canon Joseph E, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 235 shares at $28.28 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 47,351 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.5% with the 235-share transaction.

Magdol David L., who is Vice Chairman, CIO and SMD at Main Street Capital, bought 310 shares at $28.18 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman, CIO and SMD owned 278,133 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 310-share transaction.

Hyzak Dwayne L., who is President, COO, SMD at Main Street Capital, bought 367 shares at $28.21 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the President, COO, SMD owned 280,977 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.13% with the 367-share transaction.

Hartman Curtis L., who is Vice Chairman, CCO, and SMD at Main Street Capital, bought 151 shares at $28.18 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman, CCO, and SMD owned 219,322 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.07% with the 151-share transaction.

Stout Rodger A., who is Evp at Main Street Capital, bought 121 shares at $28.18 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 150,714 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.08% with the 121-share transaction.

Appling Michael JR, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 634 shares at $28.57 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 102,362 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.62% with the 634-share transaction.

Beauvais Jason B, who is SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. at Main Street Capital, bought 169 shares at $28.18 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC, CCO, Sec. owned 74,548 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.23% with the 169-share transaction.

Lane Brian E., who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 14 shares at $28.40 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,188 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.63% with the 14-share transaction.

Smith Brent D., who is CFO, Treasurer at Main Street Capital, bought 33 shares at $28.18 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the CFO, Treasurer owned 12,797 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.26% with the 33-share transaction.

Griffin Jon Kevin, who is Director at Main Street Capital, bought 97 shares at $28.39 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,296 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.53% with the 97-share transaction.

Martin Shannon, who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Main Street Capital, bought 42 shares at $28.18 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 23,883 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.18% with the 42-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.97, up $1.79, or 5.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Main Street Capital go as follows:

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

The average volume for Main Street Capital has been 344,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Main Street Capital has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 2.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Main Street Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Main Street Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Main Street Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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