Yesterday, Aug. 3, 2016, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $159.80 to $31,200,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Panera Bread (PNRA) - FREE Research Report

Blair Scott G, who is SVP, Chief Legal/Franch. Off. at Panera Bread, sold 198 shares at $219.92 on Aug. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Legal/Franch. Off. owned 6,034 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.18% with the 198-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $221.38, up $1.46, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Panera Bread go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,457
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,457

The average volume for Panera Bread has been 421,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Panera Bread has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 12.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Panera Bread Company, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises retail bakery-cafes. The company operates through three segments: Company Bakery-Cafe Operations, Franchise Operations, and Fresh Dough and Other Product Operations. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.6. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Panera Bread a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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New Home Company (NWHM) - FREE Research Report

Webb H Lawrence, who is Chief Executive Officer at New Home Company, bought 10,200 shares at $9.75 on Aug. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 748,956 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.38% with the 10,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.70, down $0.05, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for New Home Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 13,000

The average volume for New Home Company has been 65,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. New Home Company has a market cap of $199.2 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The New Home Company Inc., a homebuilder, focuses on the design, construction, and sale of homes in metropolitan areas of California and Arizona. The company operates through two segments, Homebuilding and Fee Building. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate New Home Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates New Home Company as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full New Home Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) - FREE Research Report

Macnamara Brian G, who is SVP, Controller at Host Hotels & Resorts, sold 6,000 shares at $17.51 on Aug. 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, Controller owned 59,172 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.21% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.89, up $0.38, or 2.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Host Hotels & Resorts go as follows:

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

The average volume for Host Hotels & Resorts has been 10.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Host Hotels & Resorts has a market cap of $12.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Host Hotels & Resorts a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Host Hotels & Resorts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Host Hotels & Resorts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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