Insider Trading Alert - LNKD, WWWW And LLY Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 4, 2015, 82 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.50 to $744,000,000,054.72.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

LinkedIn (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Sze David L, who is Director at LinkedIn, sold 1,500 shares at $202.11 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 41,438 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.49% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $199.66, down $2.45, or 1.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,764
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,998

The average volume for LinkedIn has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn has a market cap of $22.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 10.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate LinkedIn a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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Web.com Group (WWWW) - FREE Research Report

Duran Roseann, who is Chief People Officer, EVP at Web.com Group, sold 40,000 shares at $21.63 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief People Officer, EVP owned 71,998 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.71% with the 40,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.48, down $0.15, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Web.com Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 480,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 480,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 480,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,600

The average volume for Web.com Group has been 426,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Web.com Group has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 10.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Web.com Group, Inc. provides Internet services to small businesses in North America, South America, and the United Kingdom. The company offers a range of Web services and products that enable small businesses to establish, maintain, promote, and optimize their online presence. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Web.com Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Web.com Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Web.com Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Eli Lilly and (LLY) - FREE Research Report

Lilly Endowment Inc, who is 10% Owner at Eli Lilly and, sold 200,000 shares at $73.09 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 130.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.15% with the 200,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.31, down $0.78, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Eli Lilly and go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 17,157
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 180,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,157
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 374,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,157
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 874,548

The average volume for Eli Lilly and has been 4.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eli Lilly and has a market cap of $81.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 5.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Human Pharmaceutical Products and Animal Health products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Eli Lilly and a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Eli Lilly and as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Eli Lilly and Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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