Insider Trading Alert - EXR, ASGN And PDCE 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:

Extra Space Storage (EXR) - FREE Research Report

Kunde Grace, who is SVP Accounting and Finance at Extra Space Storage, sold 1,543 shares at $52.50 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP Accounting and Finance owned 6,039 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.35% with the 1,543-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.59, up $0.09, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Extra Space Storage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,240
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,240
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,240

The average volume for Extra Space Storage has been 718,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Extra Space Storage has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 24.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Extra Space Storage, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It engages in property management and development activities that include acquiring, managing, developing, and selling, as well as the rental of self-storage facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Extra Space Storage a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Extra Space Storage as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations 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 Extra Space Storage Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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On Assignment (ASGN) - FREE Research Report

Blazer Randolph C, who is Pres, Apex-a sub of the Issuer at On Assignment, sold 20,000 shares at $36.17 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres, Apex-a sub of the Issuer owned 136,245 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.8% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.36, down $0.81, or 2.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for On Assignment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,006
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,006
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,872

The average volume for On Assignment has been 385,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. On Assignment has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

On Assignment, Inc. provides short- and long-term placement of contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire professionals in the United States, Europe, Canada, China, Australia, and New Zealand. The company operates in four segments: Apex, Oxford, Life Sciences, and Physician. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.9. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate On Assignment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates On Assignment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full On Assignment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PDC Energy (PDCE) - FREE Research Report

Crisafio Anthony J, who is Director at PDC Energy, sold 1,500 shares at $61.81 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,153 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.26% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.14, up $2.33, or 3.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PDC Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,854

The average volume for PDC Energy has been 895,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. PDC Energy has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 21.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PDC Energy, Inc., an independent exploration and production company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 134.2. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate PDC Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PDC Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full PDC Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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