Insider Trading Alert - Apache Corporation And 4 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:

Apache Corporation (APA) - FREE Research Report

Leon Alfonso who is Senior Vice President at APACHE CORP bought 1,420 shares at $41.65 per share for a total value of $34,986.00 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 24,300 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.99% with the 1,420 share acquisition.

Voytovich Thomas E who is Executive Vice President at APACHE CORP bought 7,570 shares at $27.77 per share for a total value of $68,389.30 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 31,342 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 29.79% with the 7,570 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $82.26, up $2.03, or 2.53% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Apache Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 22,000

The average volume for Apache Corporation has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apache Corporation has a market cap of $32.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Apache Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apache Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Apache Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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