Insider Trading Alert - APA, RBC And ACHC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 21, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $747.00 to $81,857,601.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Apache Corporation (APA) - FREE Research Report

Peper Cheri L, who is Corporate Secretary at Apache Corporation, sold 796 shares at $100.00 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Corporate Secretary owned 5,457 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.73% with the 796-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $100.24, up $0.24, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apache Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,074
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,074
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,241

The average volume for Apache Corporation has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apache Corporation has a market cap of $38.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 17.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Apache Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apache Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Apache Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Regal-Beloit (RBC) - FREE Research Report

Warner Jane L, who is Director at Regal-Beloit, bought 1,000 shares at $69.11 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,395 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 41.75% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.88, up $1.77, or 2.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Regal-Beloit go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Regal-Beloit has been 250,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Regal-Beloit has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 4.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Regal Beloit Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells electric motors and controls, electric generators and controls, low and medium voltage drives and soft starters, and mechanical motion control products in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Regal-Beloit a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Regal-Beloit 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, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Regal-Beloit Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) - FREE Research Report

Grieco William, who is Director at Acadia Healthcare, sold 7,000 shares at $50.33 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 34,284 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.96% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.32, down $0.01, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Acadia Healthcare go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,889
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,889
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,596

The average volume for Acadia Healthcare has been 481,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Acadia Healthcare has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 6.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. develops and operates inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential treatment centers, group homes, and substance abuse facilities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Acadia Healthcare a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Acadia Healthcare 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, robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Acadia Healthcare Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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