Insider Trading Alert - SFY, XOMA And SNI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 20, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $251.68 to $253,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Swift Energy Company (SFY) - FREE Research Report

Matiuk Greg who is Director at Swift Energy Company bought 15,000 shares at $10.04 on March 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 55,880 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.69% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.49, up $0.45, or 4.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Swift Energy Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 25,000

The average volume for Swift Energy Company has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Swift Energy Company has a market cap of $441.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 23.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Swift Energy Company is engaged in acquiring, exploring, developing, and operating oil and natural gas properties. It focuses on oil and natural gas reserves in Texas, as well as onshore and in the inland waters of Louisiana. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Swift Energy Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Swift Energy Company as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Swift Energy Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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XOMA (XOMA) - FREE Research Report

Neal James R who is VP Business Development at XOMA sold 2,671 shares at $6.32 on March 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Business Development owned 151,441 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.73% with the 2,671-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.91, down $0.41, or 6.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for XOMA go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 306
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 306
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 306

The average volume for XOMA has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. XOMA has a market cap of $671.4 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 6.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

XOMA Corporation discovers and develops antibody-based therapeutics in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers ACEON, an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate XOMA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates XOMA as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full XOMA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

Talbott Mary E who is SVP, Dep. GC & Ass't Corp Sec at Scripps Networks Interactive sold 669 shares at $79.14 on March 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Dep. GC & Ass't Corp Sec owned 1,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.84% with the 669-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.55, down $1.59, or 2.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.5 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million

The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 854,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 10.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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