Insider Trading Alert - OKS, IPGP And HLX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 20, 2014, 118 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $277.00 to $8,954,563.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

ONEOK Partners (OKS) - FREE Research Report

Gibson John William, who is Director at ONEOK Partners, bought 3,984 shares at $49.89 on Nov. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 68,984 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.13% with the 3,984-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.38, up $1.49, or 2.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ONEOK Partners go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12,180
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,180

The average volume for ONEOK Partners has been 735,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. ONEOK Partners has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 4.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

ONEOK Partners, L.P. is engaged in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. It operates in three segments: Natural Gas Gathering and Processing, Natural Gas Liquids, and Natural Gas Pipelines. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate ONEOK Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ONEOK Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full ONEOK Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IPG Photonics (IPGP) - FREE Research Report

Gapontsev Valentin P, who is CEO & Chairman of the Board at IPG Photonics, sold 4,000 shares at $71.30 on Nov. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman of the Board owned 465,931 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.85% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.55, up $2.25, or 3.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IPG Photonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 86,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 134,748

The average volume for IPG Photonics has been 329,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. IPG Photonics has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 6.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

IPG Photonics Corporation develops and manufactures fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, and diode lasers that are used in various applications, primarily in materials processing. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate IPG Photonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IPG Photonics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full IPG Photonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Helix Energy Solutions Group (HLX) - FREE Research Report

Transier William L, who is Director at Helix Energy Solutions Group, sold 6,970 shares at $27.01 on Nov. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 78,148 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.19% with the 6,970-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.27, up $0.26, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Helix Energy Solutions Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 41,123
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41,123
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,358

The average volume for Helix Energy Solutions Group has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Helix Energy Solutions Group has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 16.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., an offshore energy company, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Helix Energy Solutions Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Helix Energy Solutions Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Helix Energy Solutions Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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