Insider Trading Alert - Chesapeake Energy And 3 Others Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, July 5, 2013, 389 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $15,089,002.16.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) - FREE Research Report

Burger Martha A who is SVP- HUMAN & CORP RESOURCES at CHESAPEAKE ENGY sold 16,111 shares at $20.77 per share for a total value of $334,625.47 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP- HUMAN & CORP RESOURCES owned 331,274 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.64% with the 16,111 share sell-off.

Dell'Osso Domenic J Jr who is Exec. Vice President & CFO at CHESAPEAKE ENGY sold 14,893 shares at $20.57 per share for a total value of $308,847.13 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec. Vice President & CFO owned 810,271 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.81% with the 14,893 share sell-off.

Dixon Steven C who is EVP - Operations and COO at CHESAPEAKE ENGY bought 200,570 shares at $2.97 per share for a total value of $762,923.64 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP - Operations and COO owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 19.29% with the 200,570 share acquisition.

Dunham Archie W who is Director at CHESAPEAKE ENGY bought 144,441 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.6 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6% with the 144,441 share acquisition.

Fisher Jeffrey A who is EVP-Production at CHESAPEAKE ENGY sold 17,437 shares at $20.57 per share for a total value of $361,686.40 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP-Production owned 783,804 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.18% with the 17,437 share sell-off.

Grigsby Jennifer M who is SVP, TREASURER AND SECRETARY at CHESAPEAKE ENGY sold 16,162 shares at $20.57 per share for a total value of $335,204.26 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, TREASURER AND SECRETARY owned 693,712 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.28% with the 16,162 share sell-off.

Jacobson Douglas J who is EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT at CHESAPEAKE ENGY sold 29,071 shares at $20.77 per share for a total value of $603,804.67 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT owned 942,245 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.99% with the 29,071 share sell-off.

Johnson Michael A who is SVP, Accounting Controller at CHESAPEAKE ENGY sold 15,949 shares at $20.57 per share for a total value of $330,863.32 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Accounting Controller owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.56% with the 15,949 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $21.04, up $0.03, or 0.14% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Chesapeake Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 157,632
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 634,632
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 75,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 634,632
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,500

The average volume for Chesapeake Energy has been 11.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chesapeake Energy has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 25.87% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of natural gas and oil properties in the United States. The company also offers marketing, midstream, drilling, and other oilfield services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.67%. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Chesapeake Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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

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MannKind Corporation (MNKD) - FREE Research Report

Pfeffer Matthew J who is Corporate VP and CFO at MANNKIND CORP sold 10,000 shares at $7.00 per share for a total value of $70,000.00 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Corporate VP and CFO owned 83,654 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.68% with the 10,000 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $6.93, up $0.06, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MannKind Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 9,058
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,058
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,829
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,058
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 36,829

The average volume for MannKind Corporation has been 8.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MannKind Corporation has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 212.99% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MannKind Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutic products for diabetes and cancer in the United States. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate MannKind Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MannKind Corporation as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full MannKind Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Xilinx (XLNX) - FREE Research Report

Gavrielov Moshe who is CEO at XILINX INC bought 35,596 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $443,961.05 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO owned 178,357 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 21.55% with the 35,596 share acquisition.

Glaser Steven L who is Sr. Vice President at XILINX INC bought 8,464 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $91,670.80 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President owned 17,938 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 60.04% with the 8,464 share acquisition.

Hover-Smoot Scott who is VP General Counsel at XILINX INC bought 5,253 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $56,897.75 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP General Counsel owned 19,157 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 31.32% with the 5,253 share acquisition.

Olson Jon A who is Chief Financial Officer at XILINX INC bought 23,940 shares at $9.91 per share for a total value of $135,959.85 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 61,098 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 43.21% with the 23,940 share acquisition.

Patterson John Michael who is Director at XILINX INC bought 3,128 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,044 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 22.48% with the 3,128 share acquisition.

Peng Victor who is Sr. Vice President at XILINX INC bought 12,552 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $135,959.85 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President owned 54,307 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 25.82% with the 12,552 share acquisition.

Petrakian Raja who is SVP WW Opertations at XILINX INC bought 8,464 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $91,670.80 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP WW Opertations owned 33,876 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 28.18% with the 8,464 share acquisition.

Rangasayee Krishna who is Sr. Vice President at XILINX INC bought 8,464 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $91,670.80 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President owned 23,776 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 42.46% with the 8,464 share acquisition.

Tong Vincent who is SVP Worldwide Quality at XILINX INC bought 8,464 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $91,670.80 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Worldwide Quality owned 70,188 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 12.76% with the 8,464 share acquisition.

Tornaghi Frank A who is Sr. Vice President at XILINX INC bought 8,464 shares at $19.82 per share for a total value of $91,670.80 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President owned 25,900 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 38.37% with the 8,464 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $40.08, up $0.18, or 0.45% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Xilinx go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,838
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,838
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,838

The average volume for Xilinx has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Xilinx has a market cap of $10.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 11.26% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Xilinx, Inc. designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Xilinx a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Xilinx as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Xilinx Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Masco Corporation (MAS) - FREE Research Report

Lindow John P who is VP-Controller at MASCO sold 913 shares at $20.20 per share for a total value of $18,442.60 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP-Controller owned 69,212 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.3% with the 913 share sell-off.

Shah Jai who is VP - Chief HR Officer at MASCO sold 2,935 shares at $20.20 per share for a total value of $59,287.00 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP - Chief HR Officer owned 103,436 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.76% with the 2,935 share sell-off.

Sznewajs John G who is VP, Treasurer and CFO at MASCO sold 2,634 shares at $20.20 per share for a total value of $53,206.80 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Treasurer and CFO owned 184,185 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.41% with the 2,634 share sell-off.

Wittrock Gregory Dale who is VP - General Counsel and Sec. at MASCO sold 428 shares at $20.20 per share for a total value of $8,645.60 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP - General Counsel and Sec. owned 81,565 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.52% with the 428 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $19.40, down $0.56, or 2.81% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Masco Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,200
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,244
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 834,650

The average volume for Masco Corporation has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Masco Corporation has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 19.81% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Masco Corporation engages in the manufacture, distribution, and installation of home improvement and building products primarily in North America and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Masco Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Masco Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Masco Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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