Insider Trading Alert - EGY, CPN And MRD Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Aug. 13, 2015, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $470.80 to $590,300,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VAALCO Energy (EGY) - FREE Research Report

Jennings James B, who is Director at VAALCO Energy, bought 34,292 shares at $1.58 on Aug. 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 184,292 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 22.86% with the 34,292-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.68, up $0.10, or 6.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VAALCO Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,698
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 163,320
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,698

The average volume for VAALCO Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VAALCO Energy has a market cap of $95.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 64.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

VAALCO Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate 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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Calpine (CPN) - FREE Research Report

Griggs, Iii, W. G., who is EVP & Chief Commercial Officer at Calpine, bought 10,000 shares at $16.69 on Aug. 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Commercial Officer owned 34,937 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 40.1% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.33, up $0.64, or 3.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Calpine go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,000

The average volume for Calpine has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Calpine has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 23.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.4. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Calpine a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Calpine as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its respectable return on equity which we feel is likely to continue. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Calpine Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Memorial Resource Development (MRD) - FREE Research Report

Eschete Paul Ray Jr., who is Shareholder at Memorial Resource Development, sold 100,000 shares at $19.33 on Aug. 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.33% with the 100,000-share transaction.

Eckerman Steven Wayne, who is Shareholder at Memorial Resource Development, sold 100,000 shares at $18.95 on Aug. 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 674,365 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.91% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.59, up $0.64, or 3.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Memorial Resource Development go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 617,407
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,127
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.6 million

The average volume for Memorial Resource Development has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Memorial Resource Development has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 7.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Memorial Resource Development Corp., an independent natural gas and oil company, focuses on the acquisition, exploitation, and development of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties primarily in North Louisiana. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Memorial Resource Development a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Memorial Resource Development as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been meager revenue growth. Get the full Memorial Resource Development Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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