Insider Trading Alert - GPOR, TRLA, EWBC, HFC And AWAY Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 19, 2013, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $371.25 to $88,750,792.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) - FREE Research Report

Moore Michael G who is President, CFO & Secretary at Gulfport Energy Corporation sold 27,000 shares at $57.03 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, CFO & Secretary owned 65,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.35% with the 27,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.27, up $2.24, or 3.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gulfport Energy Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Gulfport Energy Corporation has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gulfport Energy Corporation has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 45.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gulfport Energy Corporation engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Gulfport Energy Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gulfport Energy Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Gulfport Energy Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Flint Peter who is Chief Executive Officer at Trulia sold 2,400 shares at $32.64 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.17% with the 2,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.11, up $0.47, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trulia go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 61,223
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 214,959
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 398,779

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 105.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. The company has a P/E ratio of 205.1. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Trulia a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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East West Bancorp (EWBC) - FREE Research Report

Li Herman Y who is Director at East West Bancorp sold 3,000 shares at $34.01 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 51,624 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.49% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.24, up $0.23, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for East West Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,800

The average volume for East West Bancorp has been 820,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. East West Bancorp has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 59.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

East West Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for East West Bank that provides a range of personal and commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, business executives, professionals, and other individuals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate East West Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates East West Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full East West Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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HollyFrontier (HFC) - FREE Research Report

Lamp David L who is Evp & Coo at HollyFrontier sold 30,622 shares at $47.80 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Evp & Coo owned 161,355 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.95% with the 30,622-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.19, up $0.39, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HollyFrontier go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,747
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 51,747
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,747

The average volume for HollyFrontier has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HollyFrontier has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 1.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

HollyFrontier Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refiner and marketer in the United States. It produces light products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, liquefied petroleum gas, fuel oil, and specialty and modified asphalt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate HollyFrontier a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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

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HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Hale Thomas E who is Chief Product Officer at HomeAway sold 1,041 shares at $38.32 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Product Officer owned 55,921 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.83% with the 1,041-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.60, up $1.28, or 3.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 58,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 94,984
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 145,880

The average volume for HomeAway has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 78.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 140.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full HomeAway Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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