Insider Trading Alert - FANG, LNT And APOL 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:

Diamondback Energy (FANG) - FREE Research Report

Wexford Capital Lp who is 10% Owner at Diamondback Energy sold 33,673 shares at $64.36 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 10.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.33% with the 33,673-share transaction.

Molnar Paul who is VP Geoscience at Diamondback Energy sold 2,400 shares at $64.06 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Geoscience owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.03, down $1.03, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diamondback Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 705,009
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.3 million

The average volume for Diamondback Energy has been 892,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamondback Energy has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Diamondback Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, development, exploration, and exploitation of onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. The company has a P/E ratio of 48.6. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Diamondback Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diamondback Energy 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 Diamondback Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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