Insider Trading Alert - MA, OII And XEC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 12, 2014, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $24,196,620.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

MasterCard (MA) - FREE Research Report

Flood Gary J, who is President, Gl Prod & Solutions at MasterCard, sold 9,298 shares at $76.75 on June 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Gl Prod & Solutions owned 53,780 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.74% with the 9,298-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.70, down $1.05, or 1.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MasterCard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.5 million

The average volume for MasterCard has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MasterCard has a market cap of $86.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MasterCard Incorporated provides transaction processing and other payment-related services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently, there are 18 analysts who rate MasterCard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MasterCard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 MasterCard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Oceaneering International (OII) - FREE Research Report

Collins T Jay, who is Director at Oceaneering International, sold 18,000 shares at $75.38 on June 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,452 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.68% with the 18,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.55, up $0.17, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Oceaneering International go as follows:

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

The average volume for Oceaneering International has been 839,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Oceaneering International has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 4.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Oceaneering International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Oceaneering International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Oceaneering International 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Oceaneering International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cimarex Energy (XEC) - FREE Research Report

Box Jerry, who is Director at Cimarex Energy, sold 1,922 shares at $136.00 on June 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,960 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.85% with the 1,922-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $137.15, up $1.15, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cimarex Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,817
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,817
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 53,884

The average volume for Cimarex Energy has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cimarex Energy has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 29.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The company owns interests in 4,160 net productive oil and gas wells. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Cimarex Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cimarex Energy 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. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Cimarex Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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