Insider Trading Alert - BLMN, KW And IVR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 14, 2015, 102 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $67.14 to $168,133,945.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Bloomin Brands (BLMN) - FREE Research Report

Levy Tara Walpert, who is Director at Bloomin Brands, bought 3 shares at $24.87 on May 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,948 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.05% with the 3-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.26, down $2.61, or 11.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bloomin Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1

The average volume for Bloomin Brands has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Bloomin Brands has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 11.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Bloomin' Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casual, upscale casual, and fine dining restaurants primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Bloomin Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bloomin Brands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Bloomin Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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