Insider Trading Alert - OXY, ED, CYBX, WES And JEC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 4, 2013, 189 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $160.56 to $35,901,027,172.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) - FREE Research Report

Batchelder Eugene L. who is Director at Occidental Petroleum Corporation bought 1,000 shares at $94.74 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,574 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.85% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.96, down $0.78, or 0.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Occidental Petroleum Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,000

The average volume for Occidental Petroleum Corporation has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a market cap of $76.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 23.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Oil and Gas; Chemical; and Midstream, Marketing and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.5. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Occidental Petroleum Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Occidental Petroleum 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, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Occidental Petroleum Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Consolidated Edison (ED) - FREE Research Report

Hoglund Robert N who is Svp & Cfo at Consolidated Edison bought 40 shares at $57.49 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 35,315 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.11% with the 40-share transaction.

Oates Joseph P who is SVP, Business Shared Services at Consolidated Edison bought 10 shares at $57.49 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Business Shared Services owned 20,291 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.05% with the 10-share transaction.

Ivey Craig S who is President (CECONY) at Consolidated Edison bought 39 shares at $57.49 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the President (CECONY) owned 37,602 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.1% with the 39-share transaction.

Nadkarni Gurudatta D who is VP, Strategic Planning at Consolidated Edison bought 36 shares at $57.49 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Strategic Planning owned 3,722 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.98% with the 36-share transaction.

Moore Elizabeth D who is SVP & General Counsel at Consolidated Edison bought 39 shares at $57.49 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & General Counsel owned 16,829 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.23% with the 39-share transaction.

Muccilo Robert who is VP & Chief Accounting Officer at Consolidated Edison bought 35 shares at $57.49 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 3,802 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.92% with the 35-share transaction.

McAvoy John who is President at Consolidated Edison bought 77 shares at $57.49 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 10,806 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.72% with the 77-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.31, down $2.18, or 3.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Consolidated Edison go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 282
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 717
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,526
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,435

The average volume for Consolidated Edison has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $16.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 0.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.45%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently there are no analysts that rate Consolidated Edison a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Consolidated Edison as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Consolidated Edison Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cyberonics (CYBX) - FREE Research Report

Wise David S who is SR VP & Chief Admin Officer at Cyberonics sold 2,000 shares at $69.62 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the SR VP & Chief Admin Officer owned 83,055 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.35% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.06, up $0.44, or 0.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cyberonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,161
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,266
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,288

The average volume for Cyberonics has been 215,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cyberonics has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 35.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cyberonics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of implantable medical devices to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Cyberonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cyberonics 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, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Cyberonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Western Gas Partners (WES) - FREE Research Report

Crane James R who is Director at Western Gas Partners bought 100,000 shares at $61.51 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 802,518 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.23% with the 100,000-share transaction.

Chase Anthony R who is Director at Western Gas Partners bought 1,219 shares at $61.51 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,120 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.24% with the 1,219-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.40, down $1.11, or 1.84% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Western Gas Partners has been 218,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Gas Partners has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 26.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Western Gas Partners, LP owns, operates, acquires, and develops midstream energy assets in east, west, and south Texas; the Rocky Mountains; and the Mid-Continent. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 63.0. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Western Gas Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Gas Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Western Gas Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) - FREE Research Report

Kunberger George A Jr who is Executive Vice President at Jacobs Engineering Group sold 2,000 shares at $58.57 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 99,816 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.96% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.10, down $0.47, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Jacobs Engineering Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,000

The average volume for Jacobs Engineering Group has been 821,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Jacobs Engineering Group has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 37.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services to various industrial, commercial, and governmental clients worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Jacobs Engineering Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Jacobs Engineering Group 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 has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Jacobs Engineering Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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