Insider Trading Alert - Cimarex Energy Company And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 12, 2013, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $1,099,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cimarex Energy Company (XEC) - FREE Research Report

Shonsey James H who is VP, Controller at Cimarex Energy Company sold 6,847 shares at $90.98 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller owned 19,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.49% with the 6,847 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $90.64, down $0.34, or 0.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cimarex Energy Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 24,843
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,666
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,666

The average volume for Cimarex Energy Company has been 841,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cimarex Energy Company has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 56.78% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas. As of December 31, 2012, the company owned an interest in 4,953 net productive oil and gas wells. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Cimarex Energy Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cimarex Energy Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cimarex Energy Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stryker Corporation (SYK) - FREE Research Report

Stryker Ronda E who is Director at Stryker Corporation sold 14,000 shares at $69.50 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.12% with the 14,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.75, up $0.25, or 0.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stryker Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,000

The average volume for Stryker Corporation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $26.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 26.78% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company, provides reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products for doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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

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DSW (DSW) - FREE Research Report

Lau Joanna T who is Director at DSW sold 1,497 shares at $85.13 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,497 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $82.98, down $2.15, or 2.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DSW go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,497
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,997

The average volume for DSW has been 336,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. DSW has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 29.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DSW Inc. operates as a branded footwear and accessories specialty retailer in the United States. The company offers fashion, shoes, dress, casual and athletic footwear, and accessories for women and men through its DSW stores and dsw.com. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate DSW a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI) - FREE Research Report

Ballschmiede Ronald A who is Executive Vice President & CFO at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company sold 19,109 shares at $62.94 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO owned 202,279 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.63% with the 19,109 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.71, up $0.77, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chicago Bridge & Iron Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 75,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 101,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 321,340

The average volume for Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 38.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V., an energy infrastructure focused company, provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, and commissioning services to customers in the energy, petrochemical, and natural resource industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Chicago Bridge & Iron Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chicago Bridge & Iron Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Chicago Bridge & Iron Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report

Dawkins Alwyn who is SVP, Events at Gartner sold 3,000 shares at $58.32 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Events owned 10,372 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.43% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.05, down $1.27, or 2.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,629
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 35
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 201,515

The average volume for Gartner has been 427,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 26.45% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.1. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gartner as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Gartner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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