Insider Trading Alert - SHO, AKAM And IR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 12, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $463.50 to $302,316,738.76.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO) - FREE Research Report

Arabia John V, who is President at Sunstone Hotel Investors, sold 140,000 shares at $14.27 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 486,299 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.35% with the 140,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.36, up $0.09, or 0.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sunstone Hotel Investors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 540
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 37,229
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 540
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 83,077
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 540
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,077

The average volume for Sunstone Hotel Investors has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sunstone Hotel Investors has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 8.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, ownership, asset management, renovation, and sale of luxury, upper upscale, and upscale full-service hotels in the United States. Its portfolio also includes mid-scale hotels. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 95.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Sunstone Hotel Investors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sunstone Hotel Investors as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Sunstone Hotel Investors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Akamai Technologies (AKAM) - FREE Research Report

Conrades George H, who is Director at Akamai Technologies, bought 9,500 shares at $52.28 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.96% with the 9,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.72, up $1.44, or 2.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Akamai Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,133
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,133
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,333

The average volume for Akamai Technologies has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Akamai Technologies has a market cap of $9.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 13.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.4. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Akamai Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Akamai Technologies as a buy. 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Akamai Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ingersoll-Rand (IR) - FREE Research Report

Michel Gary S, who is Senior Vice President at Ingersoll-Rand, sold 10,000 shares at $59.25 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 38,925 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.44% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.32, up $0.07, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ingersoll-Rand go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 56,649
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 65
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 157,042
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 65
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 157,042

The average volume for Ingersoll-Rand has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ingersoll-Rand has a market cap of $15.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 3.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ingersoll-Rand plc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, and services a portfolio of industrial and commercial products in the United States and internationally. It operates through Climate and Industrial segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Ingersoll-Rand a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ingersoll-Rand 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, growth in earnings per share 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 Ingersoll-Rand Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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