Insider Trading Alert - CHK, EA And HXL 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:

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) - FREE Research Report

Johnson Michael A, who is SVP, Accounting Controller at Chesapeake Energy, sold 20,000 shares at $30.01 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Accounting Controller owned 470,544 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.08% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Jacobson Douglas J, who is Executive Vice President at Chesapeake Energy, sold 12,500 shares at $30.00 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 866,692 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.42% with the 12,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.98, down $0.02, or 0.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chesapeake Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 54,250
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 64,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 70,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,500

The average volume for Chesapeake Energy has been 9.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chesapeake Energy has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Chesapeake Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chesapeake Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Chesapeake Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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