Insider Trading Alert - STX, SF And NFX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 11, 2014, 134 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $363.00 to $110,557,762.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Seagate Technology (STX) - FREE Research Report

Re Mark who is SVP & Chief Technical Officer at Seagate Technology sold 1,034 shares at $50.14 on March 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Technical Officer owned 57,319 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.77% with the 1,034-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Seagate Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,742
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 234
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,742
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,462
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,742
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 213,917

The average volume for Seagate Technology has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Seagate Technology has a market cap of $16.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 10.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Seagate Technology Public Limited Company designs, manufactures, and sells electronic data storage products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Seagate Technology a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Seagate Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Seagate Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stifel Financial (SF) - FREE Research Report

Mulroy Thomas P who is Director at Stifel Financial sold 15,000 shares at $48.18 on March 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 215,066 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.52% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.26, up $0.08, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stifel Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 241,665

The average volume for Stifel Financial has been 378,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stifel Financial has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 0.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Stifel Financial Corp., a financial holding company, provides retail and institutional brokerage, and investment banking services in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Stifel Financial a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stifel Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Stifel Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) - FREE Research Report

Dunn George T who is Sr VP - Development at Newfield Exploration Company sold 48,190 shares at $28.64 on March 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr VP - Development owned 106,731 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.11% with the 48,190-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.62, down $0.02, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Newfield Exploration Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 37,416
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,371
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,871

The average volume for Newfield Exploration Company has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Newfield Exploration Company has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 16.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Its areas of operation include the Mid-Continent, the Rocky Mountains, and onshore Gulf Coast, as well as Malaysia and China. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.9. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Newfield Exploration Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Newfield Exploration Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Newfield Exploration Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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