Yesterday, May 23, 2016, 103 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $126.00 to $24,869,360.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Axis Capital Holdings (AXS) - FREE Research Report

Gieryn Richard T JR, who is EVP, General Counsel & Sec at Axis Capital Holdings, sold 14,967 shares at $54.37 on May 23, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP, General Counsel & Sec owned 26,358 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.22% with the 14,967-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.68, up $0.31, or 0.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Axis Capital Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 176,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,397
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 176,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,097

The average volume for Axis Capital Holdings has been 462,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Axis Capital Holdings has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance products worldwide. The company operates through Insurance and Reinsurance segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Axis Capital Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Axis Capital Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Axis Capital Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Franklin Financial Network (FSB) - FREE Research Report

Allen Jimmy E., who is Director at Franklin Financial Network, sold 10,000 shares at $30.43 on May 23, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 129,374 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.17% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.59, up $0.16, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Franklin Financial Network go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 56,950
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,500

The average volume for Franklin Financial Network has been 41,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Franklin Financial Network has a market cap of $320.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 4.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Franklin Financial Network, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Franklin Synergy Bank, a chartered commercial bank that provides various banking and related financial services to small businesses, corporate entities, local governments, and individuals. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Franklin Financial Network a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Franklin Financial Network 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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 Franklin Financial Network Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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McCormick (MKC) - FREE Research Report

Rimmer Nneka Louise, who is Sr. VP Corp Strategy & Develop at McCormick, sold 560 shares at $96.00 on May 23, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP Corp Strategy & Develop owned 20 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 96.55% with the 560-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.09, up $0.09, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for McCormick go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,479
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,479
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,479

The average volume for McCormick has been 817,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. McCormick has a market cap of $12.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 11.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the food industry. It operates through two segments, Consumer and Industrial. The consumer segment offers spices, herbs, seasonings, and dessert items. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates McCormick a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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