Insider Trading Alert - HES, IP, DST, CG And FFIV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 5, 2014, 146 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $51.84 to $26,546,700.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hess (HES) - FREE Research Report

Ziolo Mykel J. who is Senior Vice President at Hess sold 4,027 shares at $73.92 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 40,823 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.98% with the 4,027-share transaction.

Fishman Eric S. who is Vice President and Treasurer at Hess sold 867 shares at $74.04 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Treasurer owned 7,569 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.28% with the 867-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.92, up $1.88, or 2.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hess go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 750
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Hess has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hess has a market cap of $25.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 10.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hess Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent energy company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production (E&P), and Marketing and Refining (M&R). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.5. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Hess a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hess as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Hess Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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