Insider Trading Alert - HST, DSW And RL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 4, 2014, 131 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.01 to $4,200,565.62.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) - FREE Research Report

Abdoo Elizabeth A, who is EVP & General Counsel at Host Hotels & Resorts, sold 50,000 shares at $22.17 on June 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & General Counsel owned 221,267 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.43% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.26, up $0.09, or 0.41% 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 5.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Host Hotels & Resorts has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 2.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.1. 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 solid stock price performance, 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 weak operating cash flow. Get the full Host Hotels & Resorts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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