Yesterday, June 1, 2016, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $11.31 to $40,830,885.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pioneer Energy Services (PES) - FREE Research Report

Thompson C John, who is Director at Pioneer Energy Services, sold 4,000 shares at $3.55 on June 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 53,661 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.94% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.54, down $0.01, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pioneer Energy Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 111,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Pioneer Energy Services has been 753,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pioneer Energy Services has a market cap of $230.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 66.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. provides land-based drilling and production services to oil and gas exploration and production companies in the United States and Colombia. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Pioneer Energy Services a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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rates Pioneer Energy Services as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full

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Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) - FREE Research Report

Yeh William H, who is Director at Applied Optoelectronics, bought 10,000 shares at $10.15 on June 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 111,820 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.82% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.88, up $0.73, or 6.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Applied Optoelectronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,759
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,759
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,980

The average volume for Applied Optoelectronics has been 473,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Applied Optoelectronics has a market cap of $180.2 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 38.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells fiber-optic networking products primarily for Internet data center, cable television (CATV), and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networking end-markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Applied Optoelectronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Applied Optoelectronics as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

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Koppers Holdings (KOP) - FREE Research Report

Reeder Stephen C, who is SVP, Performance Chemicals at Koppers Holdings, bought 475 shares at $25.19 on June 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, Performance Chemicals owned 16,601 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.95% with the 475-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.93, up $0.74, or 2.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Koppers Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,381
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,381
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,381

The average volume for Koppers Holdings has been 145,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Koppers Holdings has a market cap of $521.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 43.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Koppers Holdings Inc. provides carbon compounds, wood treatment chemicals, and treated wood products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.17%. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Koppers Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Koppers Holdings as a

sell

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