Insider Trading Alert - KMG, KSU And DVN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 11, 2015, 92 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $332.85 to $17,302,509.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 1,500 shares at $30.74 on June 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.92, down $1.82, or 6.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 67,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,500

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 84,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $362.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 44.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, formulation, and distribution of specialty chemicals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Singapore. It operates in two segments, Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates KMG Chemicals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KMG Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full KMG Chemicals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kansas City Southern (KSU) - FREE Research Report

Naatz Michael J., who is Sr. VP & CIO at Kansas City Southern, sold 3,380 shares at $93.06 on June 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & CIO owned 6,703 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.52% with the 3,380-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $94.50, up $1.44, or 1.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kansas City Southern go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,338
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,338
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,538

The average volume for Kansas City Southern has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 22.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Kansas City Southern a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kansas City Southern as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kansas City Southern Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Devon Energy (DVN) - FREE Research Report

Mosbacher Robert A Jr, who is Director at Devon Energy, sold 3,200 shares at $64.00 on June 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,010 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.79% with the 3,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.48, down $1.52, or 2.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Devon Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 9,150
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,150
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,800

The average volume for Devon Energy has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Devon Energy has a market cap of $26.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 2.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Devon Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Devon Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Devon Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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