Insider Trading Alert - EGY, DVN And DXPE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 7, 2015, 32 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $11.64 to $2,178,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VAALCO Energy (EGY) - FREE Research Report

Jennings James B, who is Director at VAALCO Energy, bought 50,000 shares at $2.00 on July 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 150,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 50% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.91, down $0.09, or 4.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VAALCO Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 113,320
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,698

The average volume for VAALCO Energy has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VAALCO Energy has a market cap of $113.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 57.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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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Devon Energy (DVN) - FREE Research Report

Baumann Barbara M, who is Director at Devon Energy, bought 4,500 shares at $56.58 on July 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,120 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 52.2% with the 4,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.94, up $0.36, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Devon Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 9,150
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,200
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,150
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Devon Energy has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Devon Energy has a market cap of $23.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 6.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 1.69%. Currently, there are 16 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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DXP (DXPE) - FREE Research Report

Messersmith Gary A, who is Sr Vp Legal Counsel at DXP, sold 3,000 shares at $46.21 on July 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr Vp Legal Counsel owned 12,594 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.24% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.70, down $3.51, or 8.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DXP go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,300
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,300

The average volume for DXP has been 107,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. DXP has a market cap of $612.6 million and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 14.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

DXP Enterprises, Inc. engages in distributing maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products, equipment, and services to industrial customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Service Centers, Supply Chain Services, and Innovative Pumping Solutions. Currently, there are no analysts who rate DXP a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DXP 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 high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full DXP Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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