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Here is a list of 16 stocks that saw insider buying last week. We've sorted the list by total value of investment, and have included the names of the individuals involved. All data sourced from the SEC.

Here is an interactive chart of the companies mentioned. More detailed analysis follows below.

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To provide more perspective, we'll focus on market cap, Price / Cash ratios, and short float analysis.

1. Chindex International Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDX): Medical Equipment Wholesale Industry. Fosun Industrial (10% Owner) bought $1,531,080 worth of stock on July 28, and $1,322,300 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $209.17M. Price / Cash ratio of 2.38. Short float at 4.04%, which implies a short ratio of 4.88 days.

2. Cymer Inc. (NASDAQ:CYMI): Semiconductor Equipment & Materials Industry. Eric Ruttenburg (Director) bought $571,030 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $1.43B. Price / Cash ratio of 9.28. Short float at 3.55%, which implies a short ratio of 4.18 days.

3. CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA): Application Software Industry. Renato Zambonini (Director) bought $289,517 worth of stock on July 30, and $195,200 on July 29. Market cap of $10.09B. Price / Cash ratio of 4.08, offering a dividend yield of 0.82%. Short float at 1.38%, which implies a short ratio of 0.88 days.

4. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): Drug Manufacturer. William Osborn (Director) bought $147,416 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $75.76B. The stock currently offers a dividend yield of 3.59%. Short float at 0.73%, which implies a short ratio of 1.27 days.

5. Columbus Mckinnon Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCO): Farm & Construction Machinery Industry. Christian Ragot (Director) bought $101,278 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $300.76M. Price / Cash ratio of 5.66. Short float at 3.52%, which implies a short ratio of 5.57 days.

6. BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS): Regional Bank. Robert Madison Murphy (Director) bought $74,225 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $1.22B. Price / Cash ratio of 3.3, offering a dividend yield of 6%. Short float at 11.19%, which implies a short ratio of 12.93 days.

7. Solutia Inc. (NYSE:SOA): Specialty Chemicals Industry. Jeffry N Quinn (President, CEO & Chairman) bought $71,500 worth of stock on July 30. Market cap of $1.72114B. Price / Cash ratio of 13.55. Short float at 6.21%, which implies a short ratio of 3.01 days.

8. Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE:SHW): Specialty Retail Industry. John M Stropki (Director) bought $69,610 worth of stock on July 28, and Thomas G Kadien (Director) bought $68,690 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $7.52283B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 2.08%. Short float at 5.06%, which implies a short ratio of 2.96 days.

9. Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN): Regional Bank. Neal R Gross (Director) bought $54,500 worth of stock on July 28. Market cap of $227.15M. Price / Cash ratio of 9.5. Short float at 3.21%, which implies a short ratio of 7.78 days.

10. Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH): Regional Bank. Thomas Lucien Kent (Vice Chairman & CFO) bought $49,610 worth of stock on July 30. Market cap of $2.40B. Price / Cash ratio of 7, offering a dividend yield of 3.61%. Short float at 5.13%, which implies a short ratio of 5.3 days.

11. Transcontinental Realty Investors Inc. (NYSE:TCI): REIT. Daniel J Moos (President) bought $44,050 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $72.83M. Short float at 0.49%, which implies a short ratio of 1.39 days.

12. Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP): Specialty Retail Industry. Thomas J Colligan (Director) bought $34,800 worth of stock on July 30. Market cap of $1.19215B. Price / Cash ratio of 2.06. Short float at 6.08%, which implies a short ratio of 1.8 days.

13. Hancock Holding Co. (NASDAQ:HBHC): Regional Bank. Michael M Achary (Chief Financial Officer) bought $30,190 worth of stock on July 30, and Carl Chaney (President & CEO) bought $29,990 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $1.13B. The stock offers a dividend yield of 3.15%. Short float at 6.13%, which implies a short ratio of 9.67 days.

14. Bitstream Inc. (NASDAQ:BITS): Application Software Industry. Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund (10% Owner) bought $12,761 worth of stock on July 28, $1,358 on July 29, and $6,687 on July 27. Market cap of $70.52M. Price / Cash ratio of 5.01. Short float at 0.16%, which implies a short ratio of 1.64 days.

15. First Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:FCAP): Savings & Loans Industry. Samuel E Uhl (Chief Operating Officer) bought $5,100 worth of stock on July 29. Market cap of $40.65M. The stock offers a dividend yield of 4.94%. Short float at 0.02%, which implies a short ratio of 0.84 days.

16. Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE): Regional Bank. Marcia Hefter (Director) bought $5,023 worth of stock on July 28. Market cap of $164.29M. Price / Cash ratio of 5.42, offering a dividend yield of 3.52%. Short float at 4.64%, which implies a short ratio of 15.17 days.


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Source: 16 Stocks That Saw Insider Buying Last Week