Insider Trading Alert - FMNB, CECO And NFX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 4, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $203.25 to $160,379,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Farmers National Banc (FMNB) - FREE Research Report

Paull David Z, who is Director at Farmers National Banc, bought 41 shares at $8.13 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,327 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.14% with the 41-share transaction.

Sabat Joseph W, who is VP/Controller at Farmers National Banc, bought 49 shares at $8.13 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP/Controller owned 3,052 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.63% with the 49-share transaction.

Gerzina Joseph A, who is Cmmty Pr/Chief Lending Officer at Farmers National Banc, bought 49 shares at $8.13 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Cmmty Pr/Chief Lending Officer owned 7,699 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.64% with the 49-share transaction.

Shaffer Timothy F, who is VP, Dir of Comm Banking/PCS at Farmers National Banc, bought 25 shares at $8.13 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Dir of Comm Banking/PCS owned 809 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.19% with the 25-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.15, up $0.02, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Farmers National Banc go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 817
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,621
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,116

The average volume for Farmers National Banc has been 15,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Farmers National Banc has a market cap of $150.2 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 2.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Farmers National Banc Corp. operates as a holding company for The Farmers National Bank of Canfield that provides commercial and retail banking products and services in Ohio. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Farmers National Banc a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Farmers National Banc as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Farmers National Banc Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Career Education (CECO) - FREE Research Report

Mccray Ronald D, who is Interim President & CEO at Career Education, bought 5,000 shares at $3.72 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Interim President & CEO owned 271,619 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.88% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.84, up $0.12, or 3.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Career Education go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,211
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,211
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,211

The average volume for Career Education has been 636,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Career Education has a market cap of $260.0 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 45.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Career Education Corporation operates colleges, institutions, and universities that provide education to student population in various career-oriented disciplines through online, on-ground, and hybrid learning program offerings in the United States. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Career Education a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Career Education as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Career Education Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Newfield Exploration (NFX) - FREE Research Report

Mitchell Valerie A, who is VP-Mid-Continent at Newfield Exploration, sold 11,686 shares at $36.18 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP-Mid-Continent owned 726 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 94.15% with the 11,686-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.81, up $0.63, or 1.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Newfield Exploration go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,000

The average volume for Newfield Exploration has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Newfield Exploration has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 33.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.7. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Newfield Exploration a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Newfield Exploration as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Newfield Exploration Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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