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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