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Yesterday, March 3, 2015, 111 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $58.00 to $21,695,559.83.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Starwood Property (STWD) - FREE Research Report

Sossen Andrew Jay, who is COO and General Counsel at Starwood Property, sold 2,000 shares at $24.53 on March 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the COO and General Counsel owned 80,828 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.41% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.18, down $0.35, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Starwood Property go as follows:

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

The average volume for Starwood Property has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Starwood Property has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. originates, acquires, finances, and manages commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments in the United States and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Starwood Property a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Starwood Property as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Starwood Property Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Corporate Executive Board (CEB) - FREE Research Report

Karch Nancy J, who is Shareholder at Corporate Executive Board, sold 2,968 shares at $77.95 on March 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 24,772 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.7% with the 2,968-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.22, up $2.27, or 2.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Corporate Executive Board go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 31,943
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,943
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,646

The average volume for Corporate Executive Board has been 163,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Corporate Executive Board has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 11.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Corporate Executive Board Company provides member-based advisory services to executives and professionals in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.4. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Corporate Executive Board a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Corporate Executive Board as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations 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 Corporate Executive Board Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Hale Thomas E, who is Chief Product Officer at HomeAway, sold 362 shares at $31.17 on March 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Product Officer owned 88,788 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.41% with the 362-share transaction.

Shepherd Carl Gordon, who is Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer at HomeAway, sold 45,284 shares at $31.01 on March 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer owned 49,262 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.9% with the 45,284-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.09, up $0.08, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 91,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 118,529
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 120,985

The average volume for HomeAway has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 6.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

HomeAway, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online vacation rental property marketplace that enables property owners and managers to market properties for rental to vacation travelers. The company has a P/E ratio of 222.7. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HomeAway as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full HomeAway Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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