Insider Trading Alert - PDCE, SKX And BBSI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 16, 2015, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $101.50 to $30,000,001.88.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PDC Energy (PDCE) - FREE Research Report

Parke David C, who is Director at PDC Energy, sold 250 shares at $50.90 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,480 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.1% with the 250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.85, down $0.05, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PDC Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,000

The average volume for PDC Energy has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PDC Energy has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 25.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

PDC Energy, Inc., an independent exploration and production company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company operates in two segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, and Gas Marketing. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate PDC Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PDC Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full PDC Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Skechers USA (SKX) - FREE Research Report

Paccione Phillip, who is General Counsel & Secretary at Skechers USA, sold 3,024 shares at $69.52 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel & Secretary owned 30,016 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.15% with the 3,024-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.98, down $1.54, or 2.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skechers USA go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,458
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,458
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,318

The average volume for Skechers USA has been 957,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skechers USA has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 23.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. designs, develops, markets, and distributes footwear for men, women, and children, as well as performance footwear for men and women under the Skechers GO brand name. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Skechers USA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skechers USA 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 Skechers USA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Barrett Business Services (BBSI) - FREE Research Report

Meeker Anthony, who is Director at Barrett Business Services, sold 1,015 shares at $43.47 on March 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,894 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.39% with the 1,015-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.60, down $0.87, or 2.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Barrett Business Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,004
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,004
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 28,208
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,004

The average volume for Barrett Business Services has been 174,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Barrett Business Services has a market cap of $309.5 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 58.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Barrett Business Services, Inc. provides business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.02%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Barrett Business Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Barrett Business Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Barrett Business Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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