Insider Trading Alert - AVB, CAVM And DSW Traded By Insiders

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Friday, June 6, 2014, 96 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,133.00 to $126,311,991.43.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

AvalonBay Communities (AVB) - FREE Research Report

Schulman Edward M, who is EVP-General Counsel at AvalonBay Communities, sold 1,500 shares at $142.66 on June 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP-General Counsel owned 12,810 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.48% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $141.55, down $1.11, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AvalonBay Communities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,568
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,243

The average volume for AvalonBay Communities has been 805,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. AvalonBay Communities has a market cap of $18.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 20.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. engages in the development, redevelopment, acquisition, ownership, and operation of multifamily communities in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 104.6. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate AvalonBay Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AvalonBay Communities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full AvalonBay Communities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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