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Yesterday, May 6, 2014, 125 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.00 to $263,000,081.93.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) - FREE Research Report

Walter W Edward, who is President & CEO at Host Hotels & Resorts, sold 200,000 shares at $21.31 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 100,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 66.67% with the 200,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.18, down $0.13, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Host Hotels & Resorts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,000

The average volume for Host Hotels & Resorts has been 6.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Host Hotels & Resorts has a market cap of $16.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 9.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.3. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Host Hotels & Resorts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Host Hotels & Resorts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Host Hotels & Resorts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Parker Hannifin (PH) - FREE Research Report

Greco John R, who is VP, Pres - Instrumentation Grp at Parker Hannifin, sold 1,943 shares at $123.78 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Pres - Instrumentation Grp owned 20,964 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.48% with the 1,943-share transaction.

Chung Yoon Michael, who is VP and Pres - Automation Group at Parker Hannifin, sold 3,100 shares at $124.89 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP and Pres - Automation Group owned 16,384 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.91% with the 3,100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $123.01, down $1.88, or 1.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parker Hannifin go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,200
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,307
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,907

The average volume for Parker Hannifin has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Parker Hannifin has a market cap of $18.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 4.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation manufactures motion and control technologies and systems for various mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Parker Hannifin a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Parker Hannifin 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 solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Parker Hannifin Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Geo Group (GEO) - FREE Research Report

Zoley George C, who is Chairman & CEO at Geo Group, bought 46,901 shares at $33.79 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 800,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.23% with the 46,901-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.37, up $0.58, or 1.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Geo Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,034
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,034

The average volume for Geo Group has been 553,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Geo Group has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The GEO Group, Inc. provides government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.0. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Geo Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Geo Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Geo Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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