Insider Trading Alert - O, SLCA And NFX 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:

Realty Income (O) - FREE Research Report

Malino Gary M, who is President and COO at Realty Income, sold 21,748 shares at $43.49 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 142,283 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.26% with the 21,748-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.26, down $0.23, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Realty Income go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 52,484
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,484
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,484

The average volume for Realty Income has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Realty Income has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 16.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate. Realty Income Corporation was founded in 1969 and is based in Escondido, California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Realty Income a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Realty Income as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins 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 Realty Income Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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US Silica Holdings (SLCA) - FREE Research Report

Avramovich Daniel W, who is Director at US Silica Holdings, bought 10,000 shares at $50.19 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.16, down $0.03, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for US Silica Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,894
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,894

The average volume for US Silica Holdings has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. US Silica Holdings has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 48.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.4. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate US Silica Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates US Silica Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full US Silica Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Newfield Exploration (NFX) - FREE Research Report

Jasek John H, who is Vice President-Onshore GC at Newfield Exploration, sold 10,000 shares at $36.10 on May 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President-Onshore GC owned 37,993 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.84% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.54, up $0.44, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Newfield Exploration go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 29,646
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 77,836
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,207

The average volume for Newfield Exploration has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Newfield Exploration has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 49.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, is engaged in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Its primary areas of operation include the Mid-Continent, the Rocky Mountains, and onshore Gulf Coast. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.0. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Newfield Exploration a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Newfield Exploration as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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 Newfield Exploration Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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