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Interested in stocks that may soon turn around? Here are some ideas to get you started.

We ran a screen on poorly performing stocks, trading within 10% of their 52-week low. We screened these stocks for those with the most significant net insider purchases over the last six months, indicating that insiders such as members of the company's board and upper management have faith in the company's outlook.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.‬

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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.

Do you think these stocks will soon turn around like insiders expect? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by net insider purchases as a percent of share float.

1. Saul Centers Inc. (BFS): Operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. Market cap of $663.62M. The stock is trading 7.81% above its 52-week low. Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 186.97K, which is 2.34% of the company's 7.99M share float.

2. MDC Partners Inc. (MDCA): Provides marketing communications services to customers internationally. Market cap of $381.84M. The stock is trading 4.15% above its 52-week low. Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 97.35K, which is 0.44% of the company's 22.22M share float. The stock has lost 25.56% over the last year.

3. Vantage Drilling Company (VTG): Provides offshore contract drilling services to large multinational oil and natural gas companies, government owned oil and natural gas companies, and independent oil and natural gas producers in the United States and internationally. Market cap of $302.34M. The stock is trading 6.19% above its 52-week low. Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 520.46K, which is 0.31% of the company's 165.90M share float. The stock is also a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 6.15% (equivalent to 5.03 days of average volume).

4. RealD Inc. (RLD): Licenses stereoscopic three-dimensional or 3D technologies internationally. Market cap of $475.35M. The stock is trading 5.22% above its 52-week low. Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 115.32K, which is 0.27% of the company's 42.84M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 12.83% (equivalent to 9.78 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 6.72% over the last week.

5. Digital Generation, Inc. (DGIT): Provides digital technology services that enable the electronic delivery of advertisements, syndicated programs, and video news releases to traditional broadcasters, online publishers, and other media outlets. Market cap of $336.29M. The stock is trading 7.22% above its 52-week low. Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 37.0K, which is 0.16% of the company's 23.73M share float. The stock has lost 58.67% over the last year.

6. Inergy, L.P. (NRGY): Engages in the retail marketing, sale, and distribution of propane to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers in the United States. Market cap of $3.09B. The stock is trading 5.02% above its 52-week low. Net insider shares purchased over the last six months at 90.80K, which is 0.09% of the company's 95.65M share float. The stock has lost 37.99% over the last year.

*Insider data sourced from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 6 Stocks Trading Near Lows, Boosted By Insider Buying