Insider Trading Alert - DRH, SWKS And GPOR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 21, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $747.00 to $81,857,601.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Diamondrock Hospitality (DRH) - FREE Research Report

Mahoney Sean M, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Diamondrock Hospitality, sold 20,000 shares at $13.25 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 316,354 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.95% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.26, up $0.01, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diamondrock Hospitality go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,240

The average volume for Diamondrock Hospitality has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamondrock Hospitality has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DiamondRock Hospitality Company, a lodging focused real estate company, owns premium hotels and resorts in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.0. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Diamondrock Hospitality a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diamondrock Hospitality 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 low profit margins. Get the full Diamondrock Hospitality Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) - FREE Research Report

Mclachlan David J, who is Director at Skyworks Solutions, sold 2,000 shares at $55.52 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 53,765 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.59% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Iyer Balakrishnan S, who is Director at Skyworks Solutions, sold 10,000 shares at $55.34 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 32,247 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.67% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.74, down $0.60, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skyworks Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 91,962
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 155,112

The average volume for Skyworks Solutions has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Skyworks Solutions has a market cap of $10.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 93.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides analog semiconductors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.2. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Skyworks Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skyworks Solutions as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Skyworks Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gulfport Energy (GPOR) - FREE Research Report

Groeschel Craig, who is Director at Gulfport Energy, sold 2,000 shares at $57.12 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,811 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.5% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.73, down $0.39, or 0.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gulfport Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,000

The average volume for Gulfport Energy has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gulfport Energy has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 8.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gulfport Energy Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, is engaged in the exploration, exploitation, acquisition, and production of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Gulfport Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gulfport Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Gulfport Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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