Insider Trading Alert - DST, LHO And ED Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 4, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $58.00 to $13,354,526.14.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

DST Systems (DST) - FREE Research Report

Bryan Lowell L, who is Director at DST Systems, bought 213 shares at $93.36 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,974 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.55% with the 213-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.74, down $1.62, or 1.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DST Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 222
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 437
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,080
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for DST Systems has been 249,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. DST Systems has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DST Systems, Inc. provides information processing and software services and products primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate DST Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DST Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full DST Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) - FREE Research Report

Young Alfred L., who is EVP and COO at LaSalle Hotel Properties, sold 10,000 shares at $37.09 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP and COO owned 60,696 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.15% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.58, down $0.51, or 1.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LaSalle Hotel Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,000

The average volume for LaSalle Hotel Properties has been 971,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. LaSalle Hotel Properties has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 18.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

LaSalle Hotel Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the purchase, ownership, redevelopment, and leasing of primarily upscale and luxury full-service hotels in convention, resort, and urban business markets in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate LaSalle Hotel Properties a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LaSalle Hotel Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full LaSalle Hotel Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Consolidated Edison (ED) - FREE Research Report

Hoglund Robert N, who is Svp & Cfo at Consolidated Edison, bought 41 shares at $56.42 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 35,941 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 41-share transaction.

Oates Joseph P, who is SVP, Business Shared Services at Consolidated Edison, bought 10 shares at $56.42 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Business Shared Services owned 21,090 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.05% with the 10-share transaction.

Nadkarni Gurudatta D, who is VP, Strategic Planning at Consolidated Edison, bought 37 shares at $56.42 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Strategic Planning owned 4,207 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.88% with the 37-share transaction.

Moore Elizabeth D, who is SVP & General Counsel at Consolidated Edison, bought 39 shares at $56.42 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & General Counsel owned 27,201 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.14% with the 39-share transaction.

Muccilo Robert, who is VP & Chief Accounting Officer at Consolidated Edison, bought 35 shares at $56.42 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 4,277 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.84% with the 35-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.75, up $1.33, or 2.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Consolidated Edison go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 36
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 953
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,205
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,100

The average volume for Consolidated Edison has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 4.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. is engaged in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Consolidated Edison a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Consolidated Edison as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Consolidated Edison Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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