Insider Trading Alert - HME, CYH And GEO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 28, 2014, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $341.00 to $1,468,820,910.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Home Properties (HME) - FREE Research Report

Smith Clifford W Jr, who is Director at Home Properties, sold 2,586 shares at $61.43 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 41,220 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.9% with the 2,586-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.88, up $0.45, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Home Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,800
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 590
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 896
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 896

The average volume for Home Properties has been 293,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Home Properties has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Home Properties, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It is engaged in the ownership, management, acquisition, rehabilitation and development of residential apartment communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Home Properties a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Home Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Home Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Community Health Systems (CYH) - FREE Research Report

Smith Martin Dewayne, who is Division President at Community Health Systems, sold 25,000 shares at $42.01 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Division President owned 76,035 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.74% with the 25,000-share transaction.

Simon Lynn T, who is President and CQO at Community Health Systems, sold 4,902 shares at $41.75 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CQO owned 70,425 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.51% with the 4,902-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.26, up $0.51, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Community Health Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,840
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,055
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,055

The average volume for Community Health Systems has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Community Health Systems has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 6.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Community Health Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides general and specialized hospital healthcare services to patients in the United States. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Community Health Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Community Health Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Community Health Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Geo Group (GEO) - FREE Research Report

Hurley John, who is P-GEO Corrections & Detention at Geo Group, sold 11,140 shares at $34.18 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the P-GEO Corrections & Detention owned 28,581 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.05% with the 11,140-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.27, up $0.09, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Geo Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 158,501
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,443
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 158,501
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,443
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 158,501
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,477

The average volume for Geo Group has been 549,300 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 6.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 6.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. 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, good cash flow from operations 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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