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:

Invacare (IVC) - FREE Research Report

Monaghan Matthew E., who is Chairman, President and CEO at Invacare, bought 8,000 shares at $12.31 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President and CEO owned 82,327 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.76% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.77, up $0.46, or 3.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Invacare go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Invacare has been 308,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Invacare has a market cap of $394.2 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 27.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Invacare Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes medical equipment and supplies used in the home and long-term care settings. It operates through four segments: North America/Home Medical Equipment, Institutional Products Group, Europe, and Asia/Pacific. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.41%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Invacare a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Invacare as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Invacare Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) - FREE Research Report

Tavolieri Giovanni, who is Global President Operations at Nielsen Holdings, sold 1,499 shares at $49.70 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Global President Operations owned 17,553 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.87% with the 1,499-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.64, up $0.94, or 1.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nielsen Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,150
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,844
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,150
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,844
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 28,150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,844

The average volume for Nielsen Holdings has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nielsen Holdings has a market cap of $18.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 8.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch and listen. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.22%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Nielsen Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nielsen Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Nielsen Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Servisfirst (SFBS) - FREE Research Report

Foshee William M, who is Cfo/Evp at Servisfirst, sold 1,866 shares at $36.99 on March 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Cfo/Evp owned 186,501 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.99% with the 1,866-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.78, up $0.79, or 2.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Servisfirst go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 180
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,810
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 880
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,355
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 880
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,286

The average volume for Servisfirst has been 104,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Servisfirst has a market cap of $955.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 19.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for ServisFirst Bank that provides banking services to individual and corporate customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Servisfirst a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Servisfirst as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full Servisfirst Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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