Insider Trading Alert - WRE, D And XEC 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:

Washington REIT (WRE) - FREE Research Report

Cederdahl James Bradley, who is Sr. V.P. - Property Operations at Washington REIT, sold 1,000 shares at $24.48 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. V.P. - Property Operations owned 17,324 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.46% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.69, up $0.21, or 0.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Washington REIT go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,650
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,650
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,993

The average volume for Washington REIT has been 355,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Washington REIT has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The company engages in the ownership, operation, and development of real properties. The firm invests in real estate markets of the greater Washington D.C. metro region. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Washington REIT a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Washington REIT as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Washington REIT Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dominion Resources (D) - FREE Research Report

Dragas Helen E, who is Director at Dominion Resources, bought 3,624 shares at $68.99 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,991 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 22.14% with the 3,624-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.76, up $0.77, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dominion Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 295
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 295
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,895

The average volume for Dominion Resources has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dominion Resources has a market cap of $40.1 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 7.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Dominion Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in producing and transporting energy in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Dominion Virginia Power (DVP), Dominion Generation, and Dominion Energy. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.9. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Dominion Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dominion Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity 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 Dominion Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cimarex Energy (XEC) - FREE Research Report

Abbott Gary R, who is Vice President at Cimarex Energy, sold 9,747 shares at $130.00 on May 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 78,223 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.08% with the 9,747-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $128.11, down $1.89, or 1.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cimarex Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,067

The average volume for Cimarex Energy has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cimarex Energy has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 22.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The company owns interests in 4,160 net productive oil and gas wells. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Cimarex Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cimarex Energy 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. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Cimarex Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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