Insider Trading Alert - PH, GEO And PXD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 22, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $90.00 to $13,547,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Parker Hannifin (PH) - FREE Research Report

Cullman Jeffery A, who is VP, President - Hydraulics Grp at Parker Hannifin, sold 5,719 shares at $122.43 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, President - Hydraulics Grp owned 10,290 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.72% with the 5,719-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $122.87, up $0.44, or 0.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parker Hannifin go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,931
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,420
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,238

The average volume for Parker Hannifin has been 994,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Parker Hannifin has a market cap of $18.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 5.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation manufactures motion and control technologies and systems for various mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Parker Hannifin a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Parker Hannifin 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, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Parker Hannifin Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Geo Group (GEO) - FREE Research Report

Zoley George C, who is Chairman & CEO at Geo Group, bought 11,600 shares at $33.07 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 811,600 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.45% with the 11,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.99, up $0.92, or 2.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Geo Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 46,901
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,443
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 46,901
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,477
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 46,901
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,477

The average volume for Geo Group has been 543,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Geo Group has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 3.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The GEO Group, Inc. provides government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Geo Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Geo Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Geo Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) - FREE Research Report

Sheffield Scott D, who is Chairman & CEO at Pioneer Natural Resources, sold 20,000 shares at $204.42 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 653,109 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.97% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $202.54, down $1.88, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pioneer Natural Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,618
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,618

The average volume for Pioneer Natural Resources has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pioneer Natural Resources has a market cap of $29.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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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