Insider Trading Alert - APA, DDS And CYBX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 9, 2014, 60 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $709.39 to $548,627,598.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Apache Corporation (APA) - FREE Research Report

Graham Jon who is Vice President at Apache Corporation sold 1,400 shares at $84.89 on April 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 532 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 72.46% with the 1,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.88, down $1.01, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apache Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,262

The average volume for Apache Corporation has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apache Corporation has a market cap of $33.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 2.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Apache Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apache Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Apache Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dillards (DDS) - FREE Research Report

Terry David C who is Vice President at Dillards sold 7,657 shares at $93.97 on April 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 521 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 93.63% with the 7,657-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $94.00, up $0.03, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dillards go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 700

The average volume for Dillards has been 613,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Dillards has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 2.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Dillard's, Inc. operates as a fashion apparel, cosmetics, and home furnishing retailer in the United States. The company's stores offer a selection of merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men, and children; accessories; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Dillards a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Cyberonics (CYBX) - FREE Research Report

Moore Daniel Jeffrey who is President & CEO at Cyberonics sold 4,750 shares at $61.81 on April 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 29,890 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.71% with the 4,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.68, up $0.87, or 1.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cyberonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,895
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,306

The average volume for Cyberonics has been 228,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cyberonics has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 2.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cyberonics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of implantable medical devices to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.3. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Cyberonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cyberonics 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Cyberonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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