Insider Trading Alert - MEMP, TXRH And GMCR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 20, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $186.58 to $190,703,600.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Memorial Production Partners (MEMP) - FREE Research Report

MRD Holdco LLC, who is Shareholder at Memorial Production Partners, sold 190,514 shares at $15.00 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 190,514-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.03, up $0.03, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Memorial Production Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,120
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 508,735
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,120
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 524,735
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,120
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 524,735

The average volume for Memorial Production Partners has been 819,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Memorial Production Partners has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 0.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Memorial Production Partners LP, through its subsidiary, engages in the acquisition, development, exploitation, and production of oil and natural gas properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 15.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Memorial Production Partners a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Memorial Production Partners as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its respectable return on equity which we feel is likely to continue. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Memorial Production Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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