Friday, July 29, 2016, 42 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $4,615.18 to $19,888,560.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Masco (MAS) - FREE Research Report

Plant John C, who is Director at Masco, sold 7,000 shares at $36.54 on July 29, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,534 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.38% with the 7,000-share transaction.

Kastner Christopher K., who is VP - Masco Operating Sys. at Masco, sold 4,085 shares at $36.53 on July 29, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP - Masco Operating Sys. owned 34,906 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.48% with the 4,085-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.36, down $0.17, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Masco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 306,000

The average volume for Masco has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Masco has a market cap of $12.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 28.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products in North America and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.9. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Masco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Masco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Masco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Marten Transport (MRTN) - FREE Research Report

Marten Randolph L, who is Chairman of the Board and CEO at Marten Transport, sold 100,000 shares at $21.76 on July 29, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board and CEO owned 7.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.38% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.57, down $0.19, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Marten Transport go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,300
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,000

The average volume for Marten Transport has been 137,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Marten Transport has a market cap of $709.7 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 22.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Marten Transport a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Marten Transport 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, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Marten Transport Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Century Bancorp (CNBKA) - FREE Research Report

Filler James J, who is 10% Owner at Century Bancorp, bought 590 shares at $43.67 on July 29, 2016. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 524,701 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 590-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.00, up $0.33, or 0.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Century Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,874
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 18,228
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 24,535

The average volume for Century Bancorp has been 4,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Century Bancorp has a market cap of $244.9 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Century Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company that provides banking products and services. It accepts savings accounts, NOW accounts, demand deposits, time deposits, and money market accounts, as well as cash management accounts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.7.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Century Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Century Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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