Insider Trading Alert - WPX, PKE And NSP Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Aug. 12, 2015, 119 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.99 to $15,899,263.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Wpx Energy (WPX) - FREE Research Report

Muncrief Richard E, who is President and CEO at Wpx Energy, bought 20,000 shares at $8.35 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 389,935 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.41% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.44, up $0.09, or 1.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wpx Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 182,831
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,820
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 182,831
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,820
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 192,831
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,820

The average volume for Wpx Energy has been 7.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wpx Energy has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 23.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

WPX Energy, Inc., an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company, engages in the exploitation and development of unconventional properties in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Wpx Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wpx Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Wpx Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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