Insider Trading Alert - BCOR, KEX And OGE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 8, 2014, 131 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $460.00 to $19,915,560.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Blucora (BCOR) - FREE Research Report

Chung David H S, who is Director at Blucora, bought 6,000 shares at $17.40 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,250 shares meaning that the stake was increased by 53.33% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.00, up $0.60, or 3.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Blucora go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,100

The average volume for Blucora has been 988,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Blucora has a market cap of $721.3 million and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 38.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Blucora, Inc. operates a portfolio of Internet businesses in the Unites States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Search, Tax Preparation, and E-Commerce. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Blucora a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Blucora as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Blucora Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kirby (KEX) - FREE Research Report

Lamont William M Jr, who is Director at Kirby, sold 26,000 shares at $106.55 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 422,864 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.79% with the 26,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $106.75, up $0.20, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kirby go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 140,417
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 201,642

The average volume for Kirby has been 467,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kirby has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 6.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Kirby a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kirby 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 notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Kirby Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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OGE Energy (OGE) - FREE Research Report

Renfrow Paul L, who is VP-Pub Affairs, HR, HS&E & Reg at OGE Energy, sold 7,785 shares at $36.14 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP-Pub Affairs, HR, HS&E & Reg owned 16,982 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.43% with the 7,785-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.09, down $0.05, or 0.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for OGE Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,750
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,750

The average volume for OGE Energy has been 973,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. OGE Energy has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 8.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

OGE Energy Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy and energy services provider that offers physical delivery and related services for electricity and natural gas primarily in the south central United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate OGE Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates OGE Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth 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 low profit margins. Get the full OGE Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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