Insider Trading Alert - APA, ARW And MJN 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:

Apache Corporation (APA) - FREE Research Report

Jeppesen Jon A, who is Retired Officer at Apache Corporation, sold 10,145 shares at $92.04 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Retired Officer owned 59,640 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.54% with the 10,145-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.30, up $1.26, or 1.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apache Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,622
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,022
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,783

The average volume for Apache Corporation has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apache Corporation has a market cap of $35.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 8.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Apache Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apache Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Apache Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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