Yesterday, June 2, 2016, 99 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $41.74 to $25,050,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Fred's (FRED) - FREE Research Report

Chambers Ricky, who is Evp at Fred's, sold 6,990 shares at $14.69 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 6,684 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 51.12% with the 6,990-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.98, up $0.29, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fred's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,517
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,517
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,517

The average volume for Fred's has been 166,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fred's has a market cap of $547.7 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 7.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Fred's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fred's as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Fred's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Willis Lease Finance (WLFC) - FREE Research Report

Morris Robert T, who is Director at Willis Lease Finance, sold 1,100 shares at $24.98 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,919 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.32% with the 1,100-share transaction.

Forsyth Bradley Stewart, who is Shareholder at Willis Lease Finance, sold 15,901 shares at $24.66 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 1,443 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 91.68% with the 15,901-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.31, up $0.65, or 2.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Willis Lease Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 180
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,357
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 180
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 82,140
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 180
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 82,140

The average volume for Willis Lease Finance has been 18,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Willis Lease Finance has a market cap of $181.0 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 23.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Willis Lease Finance Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, leases commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft-related equipment to air carriers, manufacturers, and overhaul/repair facilities worldwide. It operates through two segments, Equipment Leasing and Spare Parts Sales. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Willis Lease Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Willis Lease Finance as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Willis Lease Finance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SurModics (SRDX) - FREE Research Report

Knight Susan E, who is Director at SurModics, sold 2,330 shares at $22.35 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,140 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.15% with the 2,330-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.78, up $0.43, or 1.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SurModics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,001
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,001
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,292

The average volume for SurModics has been 52,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. SurModics has a market cap of $287.0 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 11.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

SurModics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface modification and in vitro diagnostic technologies to the healthcare industry worldwide. It operates through two segments, Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate SurModics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SurModics 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full SurModics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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