Insider Trading Alert - TPLM, WTR And XOM 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:

Triangle Petroleum (TPLM) - FREE Research Report

Hill Peter J, who is Director at Triangle Petroleum, sold 10,000 shares at $9.55 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 354,684 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.74% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.68, up $0.13, or 1.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Triangle Petroleum go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,500

The average volume for Triangle Petroleum has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Triangle Petroleum has a market cap of $818.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 14.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Triangle Petroleum Corporation is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of unconventional shale oil and natural gas resources in the Bakken Shale and Three Forks formations in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Triangle Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Triangle Petroleum as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Triangle Petroleum Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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