Insider Trading Alert - TSO, NEM And CLGX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 5, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $54.87 to $138,948,169.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tesoro (TSO) - FREE Research Report

Lilley David, who is Director at Tesoro, bought 2,000 shares at $55.69 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,728 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 42.3% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.96, up $0.27, or 0.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tesoro go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 729
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 729
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 729

The average volume for Tesoro has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Tesoro has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 5.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Tesoro Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in refining and marketing petroleum products in the United States. It operates in two segments, Refining and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Tesoro a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tesoro as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Tesoro Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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