Insider Trading Alert - PCCC, SYRG And MWE Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 8, 2015, 68 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,023.75 to $5,610,306.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PC Connection (PCCC) - FREE Research Report

Driscoll Joseph, who is Sr. VP, Treasurer & CFO at PC Connection, sold 3,372 shares at $24.40 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Treasurer & CFO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 3,372-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.91, up $0.51, or 2.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PC Connection go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 43,750
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 143,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 267,750

The average volume for PC Connection has been 44,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. PC Connection has a market cap of $651.1 million and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 0.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

PC Connection, Inc. provides a range of information technology (IT) solutions. The company operates through three segments: SMB, Large Account, and Public Sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates PC Connection a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PC Connection 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full PC Connection Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Synergy Resources (SYRG) - FREE Research Report

Rasmuson Craig Duane, who is Chief Operating Officer at Synergy Resources, sold 10,000 shares at $12.19 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.85, down $0.34, or 2.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Synergy Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 41,189
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 41,189
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 41,189
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,000

The average volume for Synergy Resources has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Synergy Resources has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Synergy Resources Corporation engages in the acquisition, development, exploitation, exploration, and production of oil and natural gas properties primarily located in the Denver-Julesburg Basin in northeast Colorado. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Synergy Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Synergy Resources 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. 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 Synergy Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MarkWest Energy Partners (MWE) - FREE Research Report

Nickerson Randy S, who is EVP, Chief Commercial Officer at MarkWest Energy Partners, sold 1,122 shares at $66.59 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Commercial Officer owned 229,720 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.49% with the 1,122-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.97, down $1.62, or 2.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MarkWest Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,850
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,122
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,850
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,554
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,850
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,954

The average volume for MarkWest Energy Partners has been 841,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. MarkWest Energy Partners has a market cap of $12.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. engages in the gathering, processing, and transportation of natural gas. The company is also involved in the gathering, transportation, fractionation, storage, and marketing of natural gas liquids; and the gathering and transportation of crude oil. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 109.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate MarkWest Energy Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MarkWest Energy Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full MarkWest Energy Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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