Insider Trading Alert - WPX, ANDE And ABMD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 28, 2014, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $341.00 to $1,468,820,910.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

WPX Energy (WPX) - FREE Research Report

Kindick Kelt, who is Director at WPX Energy, bought 5,000 shares at $20.80 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 26,276 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 23.5% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.26, up $0.46, or 2.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WPX Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 167,253
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 167,253
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 202,907

The average volume for WPX Energy has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WPX Energy has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 5.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

WPX Energy, Inc., an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company, is engaged in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate WPX Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WPX Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full WPX Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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