Insider Trading Alert - EGY, ADBE And ENTG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 27, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $66.82 to $18,231,262.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VAALCO Energy (EGY) - FREE Research Report

Myers John J Jr, who is Director at VAALCO Energy, sold 10,000 shares at $9.25 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 75,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.76% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.98, down $0.27, or 3.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VAALCO Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 33,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 33,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 33,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,000

The average volume for VAALCO Energy has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VAALCO Energy has a market cap of $522.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 31.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

VAALCO Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates VAALCO Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VAALCO Energy 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, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full VAALCO Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Adobe Systems (ADBE) - FREE Research Report

Dillon Michael A, who is SVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary at Adobe Systems, sold 6,576 shares at $71.98 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary owned 17,799 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.98% with the 6,576-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.08, down $0.90, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Adobe Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,627
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,019
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 63,553

The average volume for Adobe Systems has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Adobe Systems has a market cap of $35.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 19.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing. The company has a P/E ratio of 130.1. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Adobe Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Adobe Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance 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 Adobe Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Entegris (ENTG) - FREE Research Report

Sullivan Brian F, who is Director at Entegris, sold 2,722 shares at $12.15 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 112,991 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.35% with the 2,722-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.03, down $0.12, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Entegris go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 53,275
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 53,275
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,578

The average volume for Entegris has been 960,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Entegris has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 4.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Entegris, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies products and materials that are used in processing and manufacturing in the microelectronics and other high-technology industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Entegris a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Entegris as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, 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 Entegris Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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