Insider Trading Alert - BAS, RRGB And AIRM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 17, 2014, 130 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $559.00 to $22,026,172.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Basic Energy Services (BAS) - FREE Research Report

Dame William Timothy who is VP - Pumping Services at Basic Energy Services sold 3,250 shares at $23.50 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP - Pumping Services owned 80,016 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.9% with the 3,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.80, up $0.30, or 1.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Basic Energy Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 205,506
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 233,476
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 269,652

The average volume for Basic Energy Services has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Basic Energy Services has a market cap of $990.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 47.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies in the United States. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Basic Energy Services a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Basic Energy Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Basic Energy Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB) - FREE Research Report

Carley Stephen E. who is Chief Executive Officer at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers sold 2,500 shares at $70.30 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 29,244 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.88% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.90, up $1.60, or 2.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,750
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,350

The average volume for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has been 208,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 0.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises casual-dining restaurants. As of February 22, 2014, it had 490 Red Robin restaurants in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.3. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Red Robin Gourmet Burgers a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Red Robin Gourmet Burgers as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Air Methods (AIRM) - FREE Research Report

Bernstein Ralph J who is Director at Air Methods sold 60,000 shares at $52.88 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.32% with the 60,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.42, up $1.54, or 2.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Methods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,895
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,895
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 82,245

The average volume for Air Methods has been 354,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Methods has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 5.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Air Methods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. The company operates in the Air Medical Services (AMS) and United Rotorcraft (UR) segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.7. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Air Methods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Air Methods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Air Methods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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