Insider Trading Alert - FANG, DAL And CW Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 14, 2014, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $109.00 to $76,434,960.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Diamondback Energy (FANG) - FREE Research Report

Wexford Capital Lp, who is 10% Owner at Diamondback Energy, sold 162,900 shares at $73.64 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 9.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.65% with the 162,900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.86, down $4.78, or 6.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diamondback Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,610
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,682
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,682

The average volume for Diamondback Energy has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamondback Energy has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 36.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Diamondback Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, development, exploration, and exploitation of onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.5. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Diamondback Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diamondback Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full Diamondback Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Delta Air Lines (DAL) - FREE Research Report

Campbell Michael H, who is EVP - HR & Labor Relations at Delta Air Lines, sold 20,927 shares at $38.81 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - HR & Labor Relations owned 198,386 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.54% with the 20,927-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.76, down $1.05, or 2.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delta Air Lines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 162,096
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 162,096

The average volume for Delta Air Lines has been 11.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $32.9 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 39.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. Its route network comprises various gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.1. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delta Air Lines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Delta Air Lines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Curtiss-Wright (CW) - FREE Research Report

Denton Michael J, who is Former Officer at Curtiss-Wright, sold 2,000 shares at $67.94 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Former Officer owned 14,852 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.87% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.43, down $2.51, or 3.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Curtiss-Wright go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,580
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,818

The average volume for Curtiss-Wright has been 416,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Curtiss-Wright has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation provides engineered products and services to the defense, power generation, oil and gas, commercial aerospace, and general industrial markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Flow Control, Controls, and Surface Technologies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Curtiss-Wright a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Curtiss-Wright 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Curtiss-Wright Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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