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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Zillow (Z) - FREE Research Report

Samuelson Errol G, who is Chief Industry Dev. Officer at Zillow, sold 3,756 shares at $141.60 on Aug. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Industry Dev. Officer owned 55,564 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.33% with the 3,756-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $143.22, up $1.62, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Zillow go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,384

The average volume for Zillow has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Zillow has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 76.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Zillow, Inc. operates real estate and home-related information marketplaces on mobile and the Web in the United States. The company owns and operates Zillow.com. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Zillow a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Zillow 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full Zillow Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) - FREE Research Report

Schlegel William K, who is Chief Merchandising Officer at Lumber Liquidators Holdings, sold 1,287 shares at $58.05 on Aug. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Merchandising Officer owned 2,581 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.27% with the 1,287-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.22, up $0.17, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lumber Liquidators Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 139
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 139
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 139

The average volume for Lumber Liquidators Holdings has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lumber Liquidators Holdings has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 44.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, and hardwood flooring enhancements and accessories. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Lumber Liquidators Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lumber Liquidators Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Lumber Liquidators Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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