Insider Trading Alert - ARP, AKRX And IPXL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 19, 2014, 147 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $80.88 to $19,640,406.96.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Atlas Resource Partners (ARP) - FREE Research Report

Cohen Jonathan Z, who is Vice Chairman at Atlas Resource Partners, bought 20,000 shares at $19.74 on May 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 244,638 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.9% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Cohen Edward E, who is Chairman & CEO at Atlas Resource Partners, bought 40,000 shares at $19.83 on May 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 435,141 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.12% with the 40,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.03, up $0.20, or 0.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atlas Resource Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 24,475
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 24,475
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 24,475
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,250

The average volume for Atlas Resource Partners has been 919,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atlas Resource Partners has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 2.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. operates as an independent developer and producer of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Gas and Oil Production, Well Construction and Completion, and Other Partnership Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.96%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Atlas Resource Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Atlas Resource Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally high debt management risk, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Atlas Resource Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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