Insider Trading Alert - SPR, ARP And RPXC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 3, 2014, 112 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $402.00 to $128,403,039.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (SPR) - FREE Research Report

Pilla John A, who is Svp/Gm at Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, sold 8,000 shares at $42.40 on Dec. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp/Gm owned 145,049 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.23% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.73, up $1.33, or 3.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 25.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that designs and manufactures commercial aerostructures worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems, and Wing Systems. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Spirit AeroSystems Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spirit AeroSystems Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Atlas Resource Partners (ARP) - FREE Research Report

Wolf Bruce M, who is Director at Atlas Resource Partners, bought 2,000 shares at $13.72 on Dec. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,791 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.96% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.51, down $0.21, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atlas Resource Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,530
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,530
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,530
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,250

The average volume for Atlas Resource Partners has been 661,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atlas Resource Partners has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 34.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. operates as an independent developer and producer of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Gas and Oil Production, Well Construction and Completion, and Other Partnership Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 18.42%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Atlas Resource Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Atlas Resource Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Atlas Resource Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RPX (RPXC) - FREE Research Report

Segal Ned D., who is Chief Financial Officer, SVP at RPX, sold 4,500 shares at $13.60 on Dec. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer, SVP owned 36,910 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.87% with the 4,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.63, up $0.03, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RPX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,506
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 76,506
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 157,869

The average volume for RPX has been 317,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. RPX has a market cap of $713.6 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 21.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

RPX Corporation provides patent risk management solutions in the United States, Japan, and internationally. It offers a subscription-based patent risk management solution that facilitates exchanges of value between owners and users of patents. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate RPX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RPX 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, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins 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 RPX Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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