Insider Trading Alert - BAS, MSI And HA Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 54 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,000.00 to $50,651,832.78.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Basic Energy Services (BAS) - FREE Research Report

Dame William Timothy, who is VP - Pumping Services at Basic Energy Services, sold 2,801 shares at $23.96 on Sept. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP - Pumping Services owned 89,596 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.03% with the 2,801-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.80, down $1.16, or 5.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Basic Energy Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 142,167
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 291,167

The average volume for Basic Energy Services has been 1.2 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 46.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies in the United States. Currently, there are 7 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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Motorola Solutions (MSI) - FREE Research Report

Wozniak John K, who is CVP and CAO at Motorola Solutions, sold 1,000 shares at $62.00 on Sept. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the CVP and CAO owned 17,106 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.52% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.62, down $0.38, or 0.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Motorola Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,187
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,873

The average volume for Motorola Solutions has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Motorola Solutions has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 8.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells communications infrastructure, devices, system software, and applications. The company operates in two segments, Government and Enterprise. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Motorola Solutions a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Motorola Solutions as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, 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 has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Motorola Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hawaiian Holdings (HA) - FREE Research Report

Swelbar William S, who is Director at Hawaiian Holdings, sold 11,835 shares at $15.32 on Sept. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,219 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.5% with the 11,835-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.82, down $0.50, or 3.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hawaiian Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,581
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,209
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 36,581

The average volume for Hawaiian Holdings has been 915,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hawaiian Holdings has a market cap of $819.7 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 55.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., is engaged in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Hawaiian Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hawaiian Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels 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 Hawaiian Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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