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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Park Electrochemical (PKE) - FREE Research Report

Shore Brian E, who is Board Chairman and CEO at Park Electrochemical, bought 10,000 shares at $17.90 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Board Chairman and CEO owned 412,805 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.48% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.06, up $0.16, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Park Electrochemical go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,500

The average volume for Park Electrochemical has been 68,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Park Electrochemical has a market cap of $366.4 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 27.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Park Electrochemical Corp., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells high-technology digital and radio frequency/microwave printed circuit material products primarily for the telecommunications, Internet infrastructure, and high-end computing markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Park Electrochemical a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Park Electrochemical 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 weak operating cash flow. Get the full Park Electrochemical Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Insperity (NSP) - FREE Research Report

Mincks Jay E, who is EVP of Sales & Marketing at Insperity, sold 1,000 shares at $49.49 on Aug. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP of Sales & Marketing owned 56,908 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.73% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.00, down $0.49, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Insperity go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,001
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,001
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,089

The average volume for Insperity has been 155,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Insperity has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 43.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Insperity, Inc. provides an array of human resources (HR) and business solutions to enhance business performance for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Insperity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Insperity as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Insperity Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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