Trending Stocks – Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) , Danaher (NYSE:DHR) , Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) , LifePoint Hospitals (NASDAQ:LPNT) , MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA)

The premium accessories maker Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) has seen an unprecedented rise of 309 % in its stock price since its IPO in December, 2011. The stock of the company, which was in perpetual rise till about three months ago, has been underperforming the market in last few weeks, leaving many on Wall Street to wonder if the Kros bubble has finally burst. Billionaire Stephen Mandel is one of the backers of the stock, with a $843 million position at the end of the first quarter. Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) stock performance was 0.40% in last session and finished the day at $82.04. Traded volume was 1.87million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 3.23million shares. Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) insider ownership is 3.00%.

Danaher Corporation  (NYSE:DHR) CEO H Lawrence Culp, Jr. sold 111,540 shares of Danaher stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.14, for a total transaction of $8,269,575.60. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 739,569 shares in the company, valued at approximately $54,831,646. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) rose 0.48 percent to $75.97 Thursday on volume of 3.31million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $75.25 to $76.19. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has a market capitalization of $53.23billion.

Equities research analysts at Barclays boosted their price target on shares of Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) from $128.00 to $138.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Barclays’ price objective would indicate a potential upside of 6.25% from the stock’s previous close. Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (NYSE:JLL)’s stock on July 24, 2014 reported a increase of 0.12% to the closing price of $131.13. Its fifty two weeks range is $80.86 -$131.70. The total market capitalization recorded $5.84billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 210,232.00million shares. In its share capital, JLL has 44.56million outstanding shares.

Shares of LifePoint Hospitals (NASDAQ:LPNT) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $61.95. On Thursday, shares of LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) advanced 1.57% to close the day at $65.49. Company return on investment (ROI) is 2.90% and its monthly performance is recorded as 2.07%. LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) quarterly revenue growth is 22.39%.

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) announced on 13 June 2014 that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2014.  MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) stock performance was -0.12% in last session and finished the day at $8.32. Traded volume was 1.18million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 2.76million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.37. MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) insider ownership is 0.60%.