Insider Trading Alert - ESV, AOL, FNF, APOL And CAMP Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, 29 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $289.42 to $3,920,508.10.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ensco (ESV) - FREE Research Report

Edwards Robert W III who is Controller at Ensco sold 435 shares at $56.85 on Jan. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Controller owned 9,730 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.28% with the 435-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.36, down $0.49, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ensco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,878
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 114,878
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 114,878

The average volume for Ensco has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ensco has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ensco plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Floaters, Jackups, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Ensco a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ensco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ensco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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