Insider Trading Alert - LPI, AIV, FB, RFMD And CNQR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 3, 2014, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $108.30 to $608,047,660.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) - FREE Research Report

Schuyler Jerry R who is Retired Officer at Laredo Petroleum sold 7,000 shares at $24.77 on Feb. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Retired Officer owned 242,027 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.81% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.84, up $0.07, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Laredo Petroleum go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 126,196
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 211,196

The average volume for Laredo Petroleum has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Laredo Petroleum has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 12.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. operates as an independent energy company in the United States. It focuses on the exploration, development, and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties primarily in the Permian region. The company was formerly known as Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.8. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Laredo Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Laredo Petroleum as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Laredo Petroleum Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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