Insider Trading Alert - EDR, MNK And SXT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 12, 2014, 62 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $8,936,360.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Education Realty (EDR) - FREE Research Report

Weakley Wendell W, who is Director at Education Realty, bought 5,000 shares at $10.47 on Aug. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 88,008 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.02% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.70, up $0.23, or 2.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Education Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,100
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,100

The average volume for Education Realty has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Education Realty has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 19.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Education Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), develops, acquires, owns, and manages student housing communities located near university campuses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 211.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Education Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Education Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full Education Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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