Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Yesterday, March 3, 2014, 139 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,308.00 to $197,500,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Cimarex Energy Company (XEC) - FREE Research Report Korus Paul who is Sr Vice Pres, CFO at Cimarex Energy Company sold 6,000 shares at $116.32 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr Vice Pres, CFO owned 134,228 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.28% with the 6,000-share transaction. Albi Joseph R who is Executive VP, COO at Cimarex Energy Company sold 3,500 shares at $116.00 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, COO owned 81,487 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.12% with the 3,500-share transaction. Helmerich Hans who is Director at Cimarex Energy Company sold 21,200 shares at $111.79 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 350,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.71% with the 21,200-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $115.34, up $3.55, or 3.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cimarex Energy Company go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 18,000
12-Week # shares sold: 37,067
24-Week # shares sold: 44,567
The average volume for Cimarex Energy Company has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cimarex Energy Company has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 9.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 0.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Cimarex Energy Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on XEC - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cimarex Energy Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Cimarex Energy Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.