Yesterday, March 8, 2016, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $567.44 to $9,409,592.36.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Albemarle (ALB) - FREE Research Report

Tozier Scott, who is Sr VP & CFO at Albemarle, sold 556 shares at $58.89 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sr VP & CFO owned 28,665 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.9% with the 556-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.49, up $0.60, or 1.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Albemarle go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,533
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 328
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,533
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 328
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,533
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 328

The average volume for Albemarle has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Albemarle has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 4.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Albemarle a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Albemarle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Albemarle Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CMS Energy (CMS) - FREE Research Report

Mengebier David G, who is Senior Vice President at CMS Energy, sold 5,125 shares at $39.86 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 126,243 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.9% with the 5,125-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.93, up $1.07, or 2.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CMS Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,408

The average volume for CMS Energy has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CMS Energy has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 13.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate CMS Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CMS Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. 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 CMS Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Salesforce.com (CRM) - FREE Research Report

Roos John Victor, who is Director at Salesforce.com, sold 180 shares at $69.89 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,754 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.95% with the 180-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.21, up $0.32, or 0.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Salesforce.com go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 213,697
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 761,231
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.4 million

The average volume for Salesforce.com has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $46.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 10.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions, with a focus on customer relationship management to various businesses and industries worldwide. Currently, there are 23 analysts who rate Salesforce.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Salesforce.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance 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 Salesforce.com Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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