Insider Trading Alert - MCP, OPK And SFLY Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 22, 2014, 34 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $599.99 to $79,165,747.80.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Molycorp (MCP) - FREE Research Report

Graell John, who is Director at Molycorp, bought 60,000 shares at $5.90 on April 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 60,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.90, down $1.00, or 20.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Molycorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 14.7 million

The average volume for Molycorp has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Molycorp has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 12.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Molycorp, Inc. produces and sells rare earths and rare metal materials in the United States and internationally. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Molycorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Molycorp as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Molycorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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