Yesterday, Aug. 3, 2016, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $159.80 to $31,200,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ultratech (UTEK) - FREE Research Report

Zafiropoulo Arthur W, who is Chairman of the Board and CEO at Ultratech, sold 18,789 shares at $24.02 on Aug. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board and CEO owned 876,387 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.1% with the 18,789-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.20, up $0.18, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ultratech go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 95,705
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 95,705
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 95,705

The average volume for Ultratech has been 157,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ultratech has a market cap of $663.7 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 23.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ultratech, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets photolithography, laser thermal processing, and inspection equipment. It supplies step-and-repeat photolithography systems based on one-to-one imaging technology for semiconductor device and nanotechnology manufacturers. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Ultratech a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ultratech as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Ultratech Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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JB Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) - FREE Research Report

Harper Alfred C, who is Shareholder at JB Hunt Transport Services, sold 5,944 shares at $83.19 on Aug. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 11,597 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.89% with the 5,944-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $82.51, down $0.68, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JB Hunt Transport Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 21,726
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 92,482
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 21,726
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 167,482
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 21,726
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 210,322

The average volume for JB Hunt Transport Services has been 766,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. JB Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 13.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate JB Hunt Transport Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates JB Hunt Transport Services 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, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full JB Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IDEX (IEX) - FREE Research Report

Milzcik Gregory F, who is Director at IDEX, sold 4,830 shares at $90.00 on Aug. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,375 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.33% with the 4,830-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $90.00, up $0.00, or 0% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IDEX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,354
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,554
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,674

The average volume for IDEX has been 319,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. IDEX has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 17.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

IDEX Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various pumps, flow meters, other fluidics systems and components, and engineered products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate IDEX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IDEX 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full IDEX Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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