Insider Trading Alert - CLGX, BAS And LUV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 4, 2014, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $287.50 to $28,284,584.53.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CoreLogic (CLGX) - FREE Research Report

Martell Frank, who is Chief Opr. and Fin. Officer at CoreLogic, bought 1,000 shares at $26.97 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Opr. and Fin. Officer owned 160,915 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.63% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.11, up $0.14, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CoreLogic go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,064
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,118

The average volume for CoreLogic has been 588,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. CoreLogic has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 23.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CoreLogic, Inc. provides property, financial and consumer information, analytics, and services in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. The company operates through two segments, Technology and Processing Solutions and Data & Analytics. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate CoreLogic a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CoreLogic as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full CoreLogic Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Basic Energy Services (BAS) - FREE Research Report

Huseman Kenneth V, who is Director at Basic Energy Services, sold 20,000 shares at $23.85 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 335,305 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.63% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Patterson Thomas Monroe, who is President and CEO at Basic Energy Services, sold 1,000 shares at $23.73 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 298,621 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.33% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Bissett John Cody, who is VP, Controller and CAO at Basic Energy Services, sold 1,000 shares at $23.80 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller and CAO owned 47,025 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.08% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.14, up $0.34, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Basic Energy Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,167
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 158,167
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 569,350

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 $1.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 56.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies in the United States. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Basic Energy Services a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 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, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including 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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Southwest Airlines (LUV) - FREE Research Report

Ricks Ron, who is EVP, Chief Legal & Reg. Off. at Southwest Airlines, sold 77,991 shares at $28.17 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Legal & Reg. Off. owned 303,957 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.42% with the 77,991-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.46, up $0.29, or 1.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwest Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 45,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 236,423
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 258,123

The average volume for Southwest Airlines has been 6.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $19.5 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 50.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwest Airlines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, 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 shows low profit margins. Get the full Southwest Airlines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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