Insider Trading Alert - HomeAway And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Oct. 2, 2013, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $27.14 to $240,355,139.71.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Sharples Brian who is President and CEO at HomeAway sold 54,656 shares at $27.76 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 220,533 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.86% with the 54,656 share transaction.

Shepherd Carl Gordon who is Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer at HomeAway sold 10,000 shares at $27.77 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer owned 330,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.93% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.20, up $1.43, or 4.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,071
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,896
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 107,595

The average volume for HomeAway has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 40.59% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

HomeAway, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry worldwide. Its vacation rental properties include homes, condominiums, villas, and cabins to the public on a nightly, weekly, or monthly basis. The company has a P/E ratio of 128.9. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HomeAway as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full HomeAway Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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