Insider Trading Alert - MTDR, DIN And ARCP Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 16, 2014, 187 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $632,004,766.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Matador Resources (MTDR) - FREE Research Report

Foran Joseph Wm, who is Chairman and CEO at Matador Resources, bought 5,000 shares at $23.60 on May 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 33,250 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.7% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.80, up $1.20, or 4.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Matador Resources go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,500

The average volume for Matador Resources has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Matador Resources has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 32.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Matador Resources Company, an independent energy company, acquires, explores, develops, and produces oil and natural gas resources in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Matador Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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