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Like to buy when management is buying? If so, this may be an interesting starting point for your own analysis.

To compile this list we looked for service-related companies with the following characteristics:
- Market cap between $100M to $2B
- 5-year expected growth rate
- Experienced significant insider buying over the last 6 months



We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.




Considering these transactions, which of these stocks do you find most attractive?

1. Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECHO): Trucking Industry. Market cap of $320.66M. 5-year projected EPS growth at 30.6%. Over the last 6 months, insiders bought 202,262 shares which represents 1.64% of the floating shares. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 20.92% (equivalent to 21.71 days of average volume). The stock has gained 6.86% over the last year.

2. ChinaCast Education Corporation (OTCPK:CAST):
Education & Training Services Industry. Market cap of $326.56M. 5-year projected EPS growth at 25.0%. Over the last 6 months, insiders bought 317,802 shares which represents 0.91% of the floating shares. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 21.19% (equivalent to 11.44 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 12.14% over the last week.

3. Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE:RRTS): Air Delivery & Freight Services Industry. Market cap of $452.70M. 5-year projected EPS growth at 56.9%. Over the last 6 months, insiders bought 44,500 shares which represents 0.41% of the floating shares. The stock has gained 6.54% over the last year.

4. PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE:POWR): Business Services Industry. Market cap of $147.25M. 5-year projected EPS growth at 23.33%. Over the last 6 months, insiders bought 24,000 shares which represents 0.16% of the floating shares. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 9.19% (equivalent to 8.82 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 10.45%.

5. Conns Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN):
Electronics Stores Industry. Market cap of $171.56M. 5-year projected EPS growth at 35.5%. Over the last 6 months, insiders bought 20,000 shares which represents 0.14% of the floating shares. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 17.39% (equivalent to 25.09 days of average volume). The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 11.62%.

6. Susser Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SUSS):
Grocery Stores Industry. Market cap of $254.10M. 5-year projected EPS growth at 55.15%. Over the last 6 months, insiders bought 10,000 shares which represents 0.13% of the floating shares. The stock has gained 40.77% over the last year.

7. Hot Topic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOTT): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $343.01M. 5-year projected EPS growth at 22.0%. Over the last 6 months, insiders bought 40,000 shares which represents 0.1% of the floating shares. Offers a good dividend, and appears to have good liquidity to back it up--dividend yield at 3.66%, current ratio at 2.88, and quick ratio at 1.72. The stock has had a good month, gaining 17.85%.

*Insider trading data from Yahoo Finance, all other data from Fintz

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: 7 High Growth Service Companies Experiencing Insider Buying