Insider Trading Alert - UDR, OPK And LZB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 20, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $251.68 to $253,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

UDR (UDR) - FREE Research Report

OShields William T III who is Vice President - Treasurer at UDR sold 4,800 shares at $25.47 on March 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President - Treasurer owned 5,590 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.2% with the 4,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.53, up $0.06, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for UDR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,000

The average volume for UDR has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. UDR has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 7.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

UDR, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It owns, operates, acquires, renovates, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily apartment communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.64%. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate UDR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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