Insider Transaction: David Maness Obtained 240 Shares of Isabella Bank (ISBA); Leju Holdings Limited (LEJU) Shorts Lowered By 22.4%

David Maness who is presently the director of Isabella Bank Corp lately obtained 240 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company. The new insider transaction has $6,816 U.S Dollars total value, at the average stock price of $28.4. In the last month, he also bought 152 shares worth total $4,274 USD. A Form 4 ready for use here disclosed this investment activity. It was disclosed on January 04, 2018 and filled with U.S. Security & Exchange Commission. David now has 34,531 shares accounting for 0.44% of the Company’s market cap

Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU) had a decrease of 22.4% in short interest. LEJU’s SI was 150,700 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 22.4% from 194,200 shares previously. With 298,400 avg volume, 1 days are for Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU)’s short sellers to cover LEJU’s short positions. The stock increased 5.70% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $1.67. About 281,544 shares traded or 59.28% up from the average. Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU) has declined 28.96% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 45.66% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Leju Holdings (NYSE:LEJU), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Leju Holdings had 8 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. ValuEngine upgraded the shares of LEJU in report on Friday, May 26 to “Sell” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Macquarie Research. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Friday, June 23 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by CLSA given on Friday, August 26. JP Morgan initiated Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE:LEJU) on Wednesday, August 31 with “Neutral” rating. Bank of America downgraded the shares of LEJU in report on Tuesday, November 17 to “Neutral” rating.

Leju Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides online to offline real estate services in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China. The company has market cap of $226.73 million. It offers e-commerce services that comprise selling discount coupons and facilitating online property viewing, physical property visits, marketing events, and pre-sale customer support for new residential properties and home furnishing sales through house.sina.com.cn, leju.com, and jiaju.com. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also sells advertising on sina.com, a new residential property and home furnishing Website operated by the company, as well as acts as an advertising agent for sina.com and other non-real estate Websites.