Yesterday, Aug. 12, 2015, 119 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.99 to $15,899,263.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) - FREE Research Report

Richard Gregory B, who is EVP & Chief Operating Officer at Brookdale Senior Living, sold 7,500 shares at $29.15 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Operating Officer owned 196,602 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.67% with the 7,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.51, down $0.64, or 2.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brookdale Senior Living go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 38,034
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,034
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 279,339

The average volume for Brookdale Senior Living has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookdale Senior Living has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 21.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. owns and operates senior living communities in the United States. It operates through five segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)-Rental, Brookdale Ancillary Services, and Management Services. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Brookdale Senior Living a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Charles Schwab (SCHW) - FREE Research Report

Haraf William S, who is Director at Charles Schwab, bought 3,000 shares at $33.12 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,209 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 48.32% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.15, up $1.03, or 3.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Charles Schwab go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 255,055
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 455,055

The average volume for Charles Schwab has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Charles Schwab has a market cap of $45.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 12.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services. The company operates through two segments, Investor Services and Advisor Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.2. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Charles Schwab a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Charles Schwab as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Charles Schwab Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Chesapeake Lodging (CHSP) - FREE Research Report

Vicari Douglas W, who is Evp & Cfo at Chesapeake Lodging, bought 1,000 shares at $30.90 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp & Cfo owned 302,661 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.33% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Wootten Graham J., who is SVP, CAO & Secretary at Chesapeake Lodging, bought 11,000 shares at $30.60 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, CAO & Secretary owned 76,142 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.89% with the 11,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.42, up $0.82, or 2.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chesapeake Lodging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Chesapeake Lodging has been 352,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chesapeake Lodging has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 16.07% 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 5.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Chesapeake Lodging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 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, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Chesapeake Lodging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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