Insider Trading Alert - REG, LNKD And BKD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 18, 2014, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $81.56 to $73,500,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Regency Centers (REG) - FREE Research Report

Smith Brian M, who is President and COO at Regency Centers, sold 10,000 shares at $56.81 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 103,816 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.79% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.03, up $0.22, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Regency Centers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Regency Centers has been 423,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Regency Centers has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 23.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Regency Centers Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust. The company, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and develops community and neighborhood shopping centers that are tenanted by grocers, category-leading anchors, specialty retailers, and restaurants. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 68.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Regency Centers a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Regency Centers as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has experienced relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full Regency Centers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LinkedIn (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Sze David L, who is Director at LinkedIn, sold 6,250 shares at $217.21 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 66,938 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.54% with the 6,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $221.34, up $4.13, or 1.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 81,344

The average volume for LinkedIn has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn has a market cap of $23.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 0.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. Currently, there are 18 analysts who rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LinkedIn as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full LinkedIn Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) - FREE Research Report

Ferge Kristin A, who is Executive Vice President at Brookdale Senior Living, sold 15,000 shares at $33.00 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 115,547 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.49% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Maul Glenn O., who is Executive Vice President at Brookdale Senior Living, sold 11,484 shares at $32.58 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 80,596 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.47% with the 11,484-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.97, up $1.39, or 4.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brookdale Senior Living go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 605,534
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.3 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 69
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.4 million

The average volume for Brookdale Senior Living has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookdale Senior Living has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 22.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates in six segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) Rental, CCRCs Entry Fee, Brookdale Ancillary Services, and Management Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 16.89%. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Brookdale Senior Living a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brookdale Senior Living as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Brookdale Senior Living Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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