Insider Trading Alert - OPK, DRH, EVEP, ARE And CMLS Traded By Insiders

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Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $3,759.88 to $2,069,942.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Opko Health (OPK) - FREE Research Report

Frost Phillip Md Et Al who is CEO & Chairman at Opko Health bought 5,500 shares at $9.00 on Dec. 24, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 137.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0% with the 5,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.91, down $0.09, or 0.99% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Opko Health has been 5.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Opko Health has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 87.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Opko Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies. It operates in two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Opko Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Opko Health 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 also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Opko Health Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Diamondrock Hospitality Company (DRH) - FREE Research Report

Mccarten William W who is Director at Diamondrock Hospitality Company sold 57,647 shares at $11.75 on Dec. 24, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 379,772 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.18% with the 57,647-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.76, up $0.01, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diamondrock Hospitality Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 72,388
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 132,388
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 132,388

The average volume for Diamondrock Hospitality Company has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamondrock Hospitality Company has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 29.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

DiamondRock Hospitality Company, a lodging focused real estate company, owns premium hotels and resorts in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Diamondrock Hospitality Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diamondrock Hospitality Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Diamondrock Hospitality Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EV Energy Partner (EVEP) - FREE Research Report

Walker John B who is Exec. Chairman of the Board at EV Energy Partner bought 5,600 shares at $34.05 on Dec. 24, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec. Chairman of the Board owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.3% with the 5,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.47, up $0.42, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EV Energy Partner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 150,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 150,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 150,000

The average volume for EV Energy Partner has been 349,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. EV Energy Partner has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 39.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

EV Energy Partners, L.P. engages in the acquisition, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.05%. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate EV Energy Partner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EV Energy Partner as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full EV Energy Partner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Richardson Stephen who is Chief Operating Officer at Alexandria Real Estate Equities sold 4,500 shares at $63.60 on Dec. 24, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 67,507 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.25% with the 4,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.34, up $0.74, or 1.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,500

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 432,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 7.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cumulus Media (CMLS) - FREE Research Report

Ba Capital Co Lp who is Director at Cumulus Media sold 125,000 shares at $7.49 on Dec. 24, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.51% with the 125,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.64, up $0.15, or 1.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cumulus Media go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,000

The average volume for Cumulus Media has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cumulus Media has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 186.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cumulus Media Inc. owns and operates commercial radio station clusters in the United States. The company sells local, regional, and national advertising for broadcast on its radio stations. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Cumulus Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cumulus Media as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Cumulus Media Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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