Insider Trading Alert - LIN, CONN And CHE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 11, 2014, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,090.00 to $13,718,587.33.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

LIN Media (LIN) - FREE Research Report

Parent Denise M, who is Sr. VP Chief Legal Officer at LIN Media, sold 4,208 shares at $23.45 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP Chief Legal Officer owned 141,309 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.89% with the 4,208-share transaction.

Sadusky Vincent L, who is President and CEO at LIN Media, sold 18,360 shares at $23.36 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 950,968 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.89% with the 18,360-share transaction.

Richter Robert S, who is Sr. Vice President Digital at LIN Media, sold 3,394 shares at $23.46 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President Digital owned 172,429 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.93% with the 3,394-share transaction.

Schmaeling Richard J, who is Sr. VP Chief Financial Officer at LIN Media, sold 4,032 shares at $23.44 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP Chief Financial Officer owned 197,079 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2% with the 4,032-share transaction.

Howell John A IV, who is Vice President Television at LIN Media, sold 2,838 shares at $23.46 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President Television owned 43,159 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.17% with the 2,838-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.32, down $0.14, or 0.59% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for LIN Media has been 379,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. LIN Media has a market cap of $876.4 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 18.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

LIN Media LLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a local multimedia company in the United States. The company owns, operates, or services 43 television stations and 7 digital channels in 23 U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates LIN Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LIN Media as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, revenue growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full LIN Media Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Conn's (CONN) - FREE Research Report

Poppe Michael J, who is Chief Operating Officer at Conn's, bought 2,000 shares at $30.65 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 46,470 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.5% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Schofman David, who is Director at Conn's, bought 1,000 shares at $29.95 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,782 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 12.85% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.75, up $0.80, or 2.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Conn's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 36,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 36,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 41,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Conn's has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Conn's has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 60.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Conn's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of durable consumer goods and related services in Texas, Arizona, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Conn's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Chemed (CHE) - FREE Research Report

Lee Spencer S, who is executive vice president at Chemed, sold 2,000 shares at $105.80 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the executive vice president owned 61,848 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.13% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $106.06, up $0.26, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chemed go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,229
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,978

The average volume for Chemed has been 220,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chemed has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 38.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Chemed Corporation provides hospice and palliative care services in the United States. It operates in two segments, VITAS and Roto-Rooter. The company offers its services to patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy, and volunteers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Chemed a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chemed as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity 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 Chemed Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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