Insider Trading Alert - IDA, CRZO And PXD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 27, 2014, 82 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $104.25 to $77,752,248.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Idacorp (IDA) - FREE Research Report

Smith Lori D who is VP & Chief Risk Officer at Idacorp sold 203 shares at $55.61 on March 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Risk Officer owned 139 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 59.4% with the 203-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.01, down $0.60, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Idacorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,707
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,307
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,307

The average volume for Idacorp has been 273,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Idacorp has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 6.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

IDACORP, Inc., through its subsidiary, Idaho Power Company, is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution, purchase, and sale of electric energy in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Idacorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Idacorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Idacorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) - FREE Research Report

Wojtek Frank A who is Director at Carrizo Oil & Gas sold 5,000 shares at $51.85 on March 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 28,458 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.94% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.86, up $3.01, or 5.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carrizo Oil & Gas go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 78,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 148,229

The average volume for Carrizo Oil & Gas has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Carrizo Oil & Gas has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores, develops, and produces oil and gas primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 97.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Carrizo Oil & Gas a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carrizo Oil & Gas as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Carrizo Oil & Gas Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) - FREE Research Report

Cheatwood Chris J who is EVP, BD & Geoscience at Pioneer Natural Resources Company sold 9,558 shares at $183.43 on March 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, BD & Geoscience owned 103,867 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.43% with the 9,558-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $188.89, up $5.46, or 2.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pioneer Natural Resources Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,400

The average volume for Pioneer Natural Resources Company has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pioneer Natural Resources Company has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 0.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States. The company produces and sells oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), and gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.04%. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Pioneer Natural Resources Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pioneer Natural Resources Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Pioneer Natural Resources Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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