Insider Trading Alert - Weatherford International And 2 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:

Weatherford International (WFT) - FREE Research Report

Dunn Ernest L who is Vice President - Production at WEATHERFORD INT bought 16,876 shares at $4.57 per share for a total value of $7,562.40 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President - Production owned 444,948 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.93% with the 16,876 share acquisition.

Duroc-Danner Bernard J who is Chairman, Pres and CEO at WEATHERFORD INT bought 209,246 shares at $3.42 per share for a total value of $21,700.80 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman, Pres and CEO owned 2.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.08% with the 209,246 share acquisition.

Fontana Peter Thomas who is Executive VP & COO at WEATHERFORD INT bought 2,801 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP & COO owned 598,752 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.47% with the 2,801 share acquisition.

Gee Nicholas Wilding who is Sr VP Strategy & Development at WEATHERFORD INT bought 2,473 shares at $9.18 per share for a total value of $8,796.91 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr VP Strategy & Development owned 799,904 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.31% with the 2,473 share acquisition.

Jacobson William B who is Sr VP, Co-Gen Coun & CCO at WEATHERFORD INT bought 4,838 shares at $9.18 per share for a total value of $27,561.00 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, Co-Gen Coun & CCO owned 879,715 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.55% with the 4,838 share acquisition.

Mehta Dharmesh who is Exec VP & Chf Admin Officer at WEATHERFORD INT bought 7,089 shares at $4.57 per share for a total value of $9,658.50 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec VP & Chf Admin Officer owned 900,640 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.79% with the 7,089 share acquisition.

Mills Douglas M. who is VP & Chief Accounting Officer at WEATHERFORD INT bought 3,282 shares at $4.57 per share for a total value of $3,411.30 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 167,191 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2% with the 3,282 share acquisition.

Presnall Jennifer L. who is VP Internal Audit at WEATHERFORD INT bought 866 shares at $6.85 per share for a total value of $2,548.20 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP Internal Audit owned 190,298 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.46% with the 866 share acquisition.

Timmins Paul who is VP Formation Evaluation at WEATHERFORD INT bought 2,356 shares at $6.85 per share for a total value of $6,932.20 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP Formation Evaluation owned 530,134 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.45% with the 2,356 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $13.90, up $0.06, or 0.43% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Weatherford International go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000

The average volume for Weatherford International has been 8.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Weatherford International has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 23.68% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Weatherford International Ltd. provides equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention of oil and natural gas wells worldwide. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Weatherford International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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