Insider Trading Alert - LINE, HDSN And CHSP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 6, 2015, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.44 to $8,899,995.42.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Linn Energy (LINE) - FREE Research Report

Rottino David B., who is EVP, Bus. Dev and CAO at Linn Energy, sold 22,164 shares at $13.84 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Bus. Dev and CAO owned 359,668 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.8% with the 22,164-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.19, down $0.65, or 4.92% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Linn Energy has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Linn Energy has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 34.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Linn Energy, LLC, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires and develops oil and natural gas properties in the Unites States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.17%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Linn Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Linn Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Linn Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hudson Technologies (HDSN) - FREE Research Report

Buscemi James R, who is Vice President CFO at Hudson Technologies, sold 148,585 shares at $4.43 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President CFO owned 391,470 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.51% with the 148,585-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.16, down $0.27, or 6.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hudson Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,500

The average volume for Hudson Technologies has been 79,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hudson Technologies has a market cap of $146.4 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 20.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hudson Technologies, Inc. operates as a refrigerant services company that provides solutions to the refrigeration industry in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Hudson Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hudson Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Hudson Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Chesapeake Lodging (CHSP) - FREE Research Report

Nuechterlein Jeffrey D, who is Director at Chesapeake Lodging, bought 2,000 shares at $30.40 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,671 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 13.63% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.30, down $0.10, or 0.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chesapeake Lodging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Chesapeake Lodging has been 455,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chesapeake Lodging has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 18.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Chesapeake Lodging Trust is a self-advised real estate investment trust organized in the state of Maryland in June 2009. The company focuses on investments primarily in upper-upscale hotels in major business and convention markets and premium select-service hotels in urban settings or unique locations in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Chesapeake Lodging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chesapeake Lodging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Chesapeake Lodging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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