Insider Trading Alert - BHI, MAR And JNPR 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:

Baker Hughes (BHI) - FREE Research Report

Craighead Martin S, who is Chairman & CEO at Baker Hughes, sold 8,000 shares at $68.30 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 136,388 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.54% with the 8,000-share transaction.

Ragauss Peter A, who is Sr. Vice President and CFO at Baker Hughes, sold 10,000 shares at $68.30 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President and CFO owned 50,583 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.51% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.05, down $0.25, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Baker Hughes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,906
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 80,724
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 154,383

The average volume for Baker Hughes has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $29.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 24.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Baker Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Baker Hughes as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Baker Hughes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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