Insider Trading Alert - PENN, LRCX And TLLP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 6, 2014, 78 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $5,552,766.23.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Penn National Gaming (PENN) - FREE Research Report

Wilmott Timothy J, who is President & CEO at Penn National Gaming, bought 50,000 shares at $10.45 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 238,623 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 26.51% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.97, up $0.52, or 4.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Penn National Gaming go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 780
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 780
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 86,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,717

The average volume for Penn National Gaming has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Penn National Gaming has a market cap of $818.6 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 24.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Penn National Gaming, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and manages gaming and pari-mutuel properties in the United States and Canada. The company is involved in gaming on slot machines and table games. It operates through three segments: Midwest, East/West, and Southern Plains. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Penn National Gaming a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Penn National Gaming as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Penn National Gaming Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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