Yesterday, March 17, 2016, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $21.79 to $91,240,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Acxiom (ACXM) - FREE Research Report

Erwin Richard E., who is Divisional President at Acxiom, bought 23,556 shares at $20.81 on March 17, 2016. Following this transaction, the Divisional President owned 81,208 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 40.86% with the 23,556-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.66, up $0.85, or 3.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Acxiom go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 72,519
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 72,519
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,519

The average volume for Acxiom has been 420,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Acxiom has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Acxiom Corporation operates as an enterprise data, analytics, and software-as-a-service company in the United States, Europe, South America, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates through two segments, Marketing and Data Services, and IT Infrastructure Management. The company has a P/E ratio of 1045.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Acxiom a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Acxiom as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Acxiom Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) - FREE Research Report

Skidmore David K, who is Director at Energy Transfer Partners, bought 3,000 shares at $28.54 on March 17, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,388 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 28.88% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.73, up $2.19, or 7.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Energy Transfer Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50

The average volume for Energy Transfer Partners has been 7.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Energy Transfer Partners has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 10.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.7%. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Energy Transfer Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Energy Transfer Partners as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its compelling growth in net income over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Energy Transfer Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Finisar (FNSR) - FREE Research Report

Eng Julie Sheridan, who is EVP Datacom Engineering at Finisar, sold 4,520 shares at $16.73 on March 17, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP Datacom Engineering owned 56,206 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.44% with the 4,520-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.57, up $0.84, or 4.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Finisar go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 590
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 590
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,090

The average volume for Finisar has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Finisar has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 20.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Finisar Corporation provides optical subsystems and components for data communication and telecommunication applications in the United States, Malaysia, China, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Finisar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Finisar as a hold. 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 and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Finisar Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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