Insider Trading Alert - LQ, GEVO And WPC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 20, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $186.58 to $190,703,600.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

La Quinta Holdings (LQ) - FREE Research Report

Lombardi Angelo J., who is Officer at La Quinta Holdings, sold 35,577 shares at $24.47 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Officer owned 134,813 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.88% with the 35,577-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.67, up $0.20, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for La Quinta Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,692
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 170,594
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 475,808

The average volume for La Quinta Holdings has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. La Quinta Holdings has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 11.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

La Quinta Holdings Inc. owns, operates, and franchises select-service hotels under the La Quinta brand. It serves the upper-midscale and midscale segments. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate La Quinta Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates La Quinta Holdings as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been very high debt management risk by most measures. Get the full La Quinta Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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