Insider Trading Alert - EGY, BPL And RESI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 13, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $377.89 to $223,379,993.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VAALCO Energy (EGY) - FREE Research Report

Jennings James B, who is Director at VAALCO Energy, bought 40,000 shares at $2.50 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 100,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 66.67% with the 40,000-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for VAALCO Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 73,320
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 73,320
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,698

The average volume for VAALCO Energy has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VAALCO Energy has a market cap of $134.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 49.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

VAALCO Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates VAALCO Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VAALCO Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full VAALCO Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Buckeye Partners (BPL) - FREE Research Report

Pelton Patrick L, who is Vice President and Controller at Buckeye Partners, sold 685 shares at $80.78 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Controller owned 1,947 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.03% with the 685-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.43, down $0.35, or 0.44% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Buckeye Partners has been 379,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Buckeye Partners has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 5.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. owns and operates liquid petroleum products pipeline systems in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Pipelines & Terminals, Global Marine Terminals, Merchant Services, and Development & Logistics. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Buckeye Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Buckeye Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Buckeye Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Altisource Residential Corporation (RESI) - FREE Research Report

Ellison George G, who is President at Altisource Residential Corporation, bought 56,000 shares at $17.98 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 56,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 56,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.60, up $0.62, or 3.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Altisource Residential Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for Altisource Residential Corporation has been 572,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Altisource Residential Corporation has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 7.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Altisource Residential Corporation, through its subsidiary, Altisource Residential, L.P., focuses on acquiring, owning, and managing single-family rental properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 12.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Altisource Residential Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Altisource Residential Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Altisource Residential Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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