Yesterday, Aug. 4, 2016, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.84 to $26,626,694,113,489.67.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Chemed (CHE) - FREE Research Report

Mcnamara Kevin J, who is president and CEO at Chemed, sold 18,000 shares at $144.87 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the president and CEO owned 163,266 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.93% with the 18,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $147.07, up $2.20, or 1.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chemed go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 77
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,382
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 77
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,382
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 77
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,382

The average volume for Chemed has been 93,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chemed has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 1.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Chemed Corporation provides hospice and palliative care services in the United States. It operates through two segments, VITAS and Roto-Rooter. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Chemed a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chemed as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Chemed Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MKS Instruments (MKSI) - FREE Research Report

Mora Elizabeth, who is Director at MKS Instruments, sold 200 shares at $45.17 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,365 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.28% with the 200-share transaction.

Quirk Brian Charles, who is Sr. VP, Global Operations at MKS Instruments, sold 1,000 shares at $45.17 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Global Operations owned 12,210 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.57% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.76, up $0.59, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MKS Instruments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,536
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,536

The average volume for MKS Instruments has been 351,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. MKS Instruments has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 26.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters of manufacturing processes in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate MKS Instruments a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MKS Instruments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 MKS Instruments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Consolidated Edison (ED) - FREE Research Report

Hoglund Robert N, who is Svp & Cfo at Consolidated Edison, bought 29 shares at $80.16 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 37,337 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.08% with the 29-share transaction.

Oates Joseph P, who is SVP, Corporate Shared Services at Consolidated Edison, bought 7 shares at $80.16 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, Corporate Shared Services owned 23,394 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.03% with the 7-share transaction.

Nadkarni Gurudatta D, who is VP, Strategic Planning at Consolidated Edison, bought 26 shares at $80.16 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP, Strategic Planning owned 5,359 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.49% with the 26-share transaction.

Moore Elizabeth D, who is SVP & General Counsel at Consolidated Edison, bought 28 shares at $80.16 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP & General Counsel owned 36,460 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.08% with the 28-share transaction.

Muccilo Robert, who is VP & Chief Accounting Officer at Consolidated Edison, bought 25 shares at $80.16 on Aug. 4, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 5,407 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.46% with the 25-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.46, up $0.30, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Consolidated Edison go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 26
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 828
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,866
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16

The average volume for Consolidated Edison has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $23.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 24.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Consolidated Edison a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Consolidated Edison as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its 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 Consolidated Edison Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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