Insider Trading Alert - BAS, AAPL And OAS Traded by Insiders

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Yesterday, June 26, 2014, 40 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $260.00 to $24,985,402.80.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Basic Energy Services (BAS) - FREE Research Report

Krenek Alan, who is SVP, CFO, Secretary, Treasurer at Basic Energy Services, sold 1,000 shares at $26.49 on June 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, CFO, Secretary, Treasurer owned 161,998 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.61% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.97, up $1.48, or 5.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Basic Energy Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 73,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 148,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 511,153

The average volume for Basic Energy Services has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Basic Energy Services has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 76.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies in the United States. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Basic Energy Services a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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

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Apple (AAPL) - FREE Research Report

Riccio Daniel J., who is Senior Vice President at Apple, sold 4,291 shares at $91.26 on June 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 4,291 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 4,291-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.77, up $0.51, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apple go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 613
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,096
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,872

The average volume for Apple has been 68.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apple has a market cap of $544.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 13.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Apple Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries design, manufacture, and market mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently, there are 29 analysts who rate Apple a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apple 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Apple Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Oasis Petroleum (OAS) - FREE Research Report

Collins Ted Jr, who is Director at Oasis Petroleum, bought 2,000 shares at $53.39 on June 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 93,200 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.19% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.13, up $0.74, or 1.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Oasis Petroleum go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 157,370

The average volume for Oasis Petroleum has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Oasis Petroleum has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 13.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Oasis Petroleum Inc., an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana regions of the Williston Basin. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Oasis Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Oasis Petroleum 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 good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Oasis Petroleum Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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