Insider Trading Alert - MTDR, AER And DKS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 29, 2014, 124 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $783.36 to $53,794,125.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Matador Resources (MTDR) - FREE Research Report

Sepulveda Carlos M, who is Director at Matador Resources, bought 5,000 shares at $25.00 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 295,649 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.72% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Ohnimus Steven W, who is Director at Matador Resources, bought 500 shares at $25.00 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 106,977 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.47% with the 500-share transaction.

Ryan Michael C, who is Director at Matador Resources, bought 1,000 shares at $25.00 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 265,770 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.38% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Mitchell Gregory E, who is Director at Matador Resources, bought 2,000 shares at $25.00 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,950 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.8% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.11, up $0.11, or 0.44% 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 1.1 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 33.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 19.0. 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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AerCap Holdings (AER) - FREE Research Report

Chapman James N, who is Director at AerCap Holdings, sold 3,000 shares at $46.93 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,015 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.78% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.84, down $0.09, or 0.19% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for AerCap Holdings has been 859,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. AerCap Holdings has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 22.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

AerCap Holdings N.V., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in leasing, financing, selling, and managing commercial aircraft and engines primarily in the United States and Russia. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate AerCap Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AerCap Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full AerCap Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) - FREE Research Report

Stack Edward W, who is Chairman and Chief Exec. Off. at Dick's Sporting Goods, bought 115,000 shares at $42.56 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and Chief Exec. Off. owned 11.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.03% with the 115,000-share transaction.

Hawaux Andre J, who is EVP-Finance, Admin & CFO at Dick's Sporting Goods, bought 2,300 shares at $42.82 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP-Finance, Admin & CFO owned 58,653 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.08% with the 2,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.64, up $1.82, or 4.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dick's Sporting Goods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,342
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,342
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,342

The average volume for Dick's Sporting Goods has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dick's Sporting Goods has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 25.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. operates as a sports and fitness retailer primarily in the eastern United States. The company provides hardlines, including sporting goods equipment, fitness equipment, golf equipment, and hunting and fishing gear products; apparel; and footwear products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Dick's Sporting Goods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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

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