Insider Trading Alert - ESNT, WETF And PXD 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:

Essent Group (ESNT) - FREE Research Report

Glanville Robert, who is Director at Essent Group, bought 1,000 shares at $24.81 on June 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,924 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 8.39% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.57, up $1.76, or 6.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Essent Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 118,000

The average volume for Essent Group has been 475,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Essent Group has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 2.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Essent Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and reinsurance for mortgages secured by residential properties located in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Essent Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Essent Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full Essent Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WisdomTree Investments (WETF) - FREE Research Report

Bossone Anthony, who is Director at WisdomTree Investments, sold 6,144 shares at $22.99 on June 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 106,672 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.45% with the 6,144-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.51, down $0.48, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WisdomTree Investments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 84,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 84,200
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.2 million

The average volume for WisdomTree Investments has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WisdomTree Investments has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 45.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an exchange-traded funds (ETFs) sponsor and asset manager. It offers ETFs in equities, currency, fixed income, and alternatives asset classes. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 73.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate WisdomTree Investments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WisdomTree Investments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full WisdomTree Investments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) - FREE Research Report

Kleinman Mark H, who is SVP, General Counsel at Pioneer Natural Resources, sold 2,747 shares at $150.34 on June 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel owned 15,086 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.4% with the 2,747-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $147.37, down $2.97, or 2.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pioneer Natural Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,585
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,585
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,585

The average volume for Pioneer Natural Resources has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pioneer Natural Resources has a market cap of $22.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 0.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas in the United States. The company produces and sells oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently, there are 18 analysts who rate Pioneer Natural Resources a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pioneer Natural Resources as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Pioneer Natural Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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