Insider Trading Alert - PXD, LQDT And HPY Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 13, 2014, 182 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $2,715,292,313,281.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) - FREE Research Report

Ramsey Charles E Jr, who is Director at Pioneer Natural Resources, sold 1,857 shares at $200.97 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,683 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.23% with the 1,857-share transaction.

Risch Frank A, who is Director at Pioneer Natural Resources, sold 1,000 shares at $202.62 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,493 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.45% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Watson Jim Albert, who is Director at Pioneer Natural Resources, sold 1,000 shares at $200.44 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,427 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.46% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $206.13, up $5.69, or 2.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pioneer Natural Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,118
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,118

The average volume for Pioneer Natural Resources has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pioneer Natural Resources has a market cap of $29.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 11.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States. The company produces and sells oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), and gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.04%. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Pioneer Natural Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pioneer Natural Resources as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Pioneer Natural Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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