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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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Weatherford International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Weatherford International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Apollo Group (APOL) - FREE Research Report

Iverson Gregory James who is VP, CAO & Controller at APOLLO GROUP sold 211 shares at $18.08 per share for a total value of $3,814.88 on July 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, CAO & Controller owned 24,638 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.85% with the 211 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $17.79, up $0.12, or 0.68% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Apollo Group has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apollo Group has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 13.58% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Apollo Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online and on-campus educational programs and services at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Apollo Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apollo Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Apollo Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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InvenSense (INVN) - FREE Research Report

Artiman, L.L.C. who is 10% Owner at INVENSENSE INC sold 480,194 shares at $15.41 per share for a total value of $7,397,163.73 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 33.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.42% with the 480,194 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $15.73, up $0.27, or 1.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for InvenSense go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 115,000

The average volume for InvenSense has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. InvenSense has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 39.15% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

InvenSense, Inc. designs, develops, markets, and sells micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) gyroscopes for motion tracking devices in consumer electronics. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate InvenSense a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates InvenSense as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full InvenSense Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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