Insider Trading Alert - BKD, Z And LL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 28, 2014, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $768.00 to $8,462,565.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) - FREE Research Report

Seward James R, who is Director at Brookdale Senior Living, sold 15,000 shares at $35.16 on Aug. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 48,590 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.59% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.98, down $0.18, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brookdale Senior Living go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 882,018
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 882,018
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 69
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.7 million

The average volume for Brookdale Senior Living has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookdale Senior Living has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 28.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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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