Insider Trading Alert - EGAS, PTC And TTI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 9, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $291.00 to $10,017,696.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Gas Natural (EGAS) - FREE Research Report

Winter Michael R, who is Director at Gas Natural, bought 2,500 shares at $11.55 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.52, down $0.03, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gas Natural go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,244
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,244
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,244

The average volume for Gas Natural has been 38,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gas Natural has a market cap of $121.9 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 44.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Gas Natural Inc. is engaged in the distribution and sale of natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It operates through Natural Gas Operations, Marketing and Production Operations, and Pipeline Operations segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Gas Natural a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gas Natural as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Gas Natural Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PTC (PTC) - FREE Research Report

Von Staats Aaron C, who is CVP,General Counsel, Secretary at PTC, sold 10,000 shares at $38.93 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the CVP,General Counsel, Secretary owned 82,216 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.84% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.93, down $1.00, or 2.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PTC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,919
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,591
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,117

The average volume for PTC has been 755,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. PTC has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 7.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

PTC Inc. develops, markets, and supports software products and solutions in the areas of computer-aided design (CAD), product lifecycle management (PLM), application lifecycle management (ALM), service lifecycle management (SLM), and Internet of things (IoT) worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate PTC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PTC as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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 PTC Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tetra Technologies (TTI) - FREE Research Report

Mitchell Kenneth P, who is Director at Tetra Technologies, bought 2,000 shares at $5.24 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 173,845 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.16% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.82, up $0.58, or 9.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tetra Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 56,364
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,392
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 56,364
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,392
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 56,364
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,392

The average volume for Tetra Technologies has been 557,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tetra Technologies has a market cap of $453.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 58.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TETRA Technologies, Inc. operates as a diversified oil and gas services company. The company operates in three divisions: Fluids, Production Enhancement, and Offshore. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Tetra Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tetra Technologies as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Tetra Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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