Yesterday, Aug. 2, 2016, 97 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $43.70 to $50,903,280.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Meredith (MDP) - FREE Research Report

Lacy Stephen M, who is Chairman, President & CEO at Meredith, sold 46,283 shares at $54.15 on Aug. 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President & CEO owned 6,674 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 87.4% with the 46,283-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.24, up $0.09, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Meredith go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,115
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,969
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,115
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,969
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,115
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,634

The average volume for Meredith has been 324,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Meredith has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 25.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Meredith Corporation operates as a diversified media company that focuses primarily on the home and family marketplace in the United States. It operates in two segments, Local Media and National Media. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Meredith a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Meredith as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Meredith Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Harley-Davidson (HOG) - FREE Research Report

Zeitz Jochen, who is Director at Harley-Davidson, sold 2,230 shares at $52.85 on Aug. 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,230-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.66, down $1.19, or 2.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Harley-Davidson go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,227
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,227
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,259

The average volume for Harley-Davidson has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Harley-Davidson has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 16.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Harley-Davidson, Inc. primarily manufactures cruiser and touring motorcycles. The company operates through two segments, Motorcycles & Related Products, and Financial Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Harley-Davidson a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Harley-Davidson as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Harley-Davidson Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Akamai Technologies (AKAM) - FREE Research Report

Blumofe Robert, who is EVP Platform at Akamai Technologies, sold 2,000 shares at $50.56 on Aug. 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP Platform owned 22,415 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.19% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.60, up $0.04, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Akamai Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,640
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,419
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,640
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,147
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,640
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 79,969

The average volume for Akamai Technologies has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Akamai Technologies has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 3.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.9. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Akamai Technologies a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Akamai Technologies 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, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Akamai Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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