Yesterday, Sept. 1, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $375.00 to $2,371,915.78.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Parsley Energy (PE) - FREE Research Report

Hinson Mike, who is Vice President-Land at Parsley Energy, sold 20,000 shares at $16.06 on Sept. 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President-Land owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.84% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.96, down $0.10, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parsley Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 291,667
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 533,866
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Parsley Energy has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Parsley Energy has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 0.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Parsley Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, production, exploration, and sale of crude oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin located in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.3. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Parsley Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Parsley Energy as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Parsley Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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West (WSTC) - FREE Research Report

Sloma Gregory T, who is Director at West, bought 4,000 shares at $24.07 on Sept. 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,276 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 32.58% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.74, down $0.33, or 1.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for West go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,400
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,959
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,959
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,959

The average volume for West has been 496,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. West has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 28.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

West Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides technology-enabled communication services in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and South America. It operates in two segments, Unified Communications and Communication Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate West a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates West as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full West Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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A M Castle (CAS) - FREE Research Report

Anderson Patrick R., who is EVP, CFO & Treasurer at A M Castle, bought 10,000 shares at $2.88 on Sept. 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, CFO & Treasurer owned 19,297 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 107.56% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.78, down $0.10, or 3.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for A M Castle go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 13,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,500

The average volume for A M Castle has been 413,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. A M Castle has a market cap of $65.9 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 65.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

A. M. Castle & Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty metals and plastics distribution company in the United States, Canada, Mexico, France, the United Kingdom, Spain, China, and Singapore. It operates through two segments, Metals and Plastics. Currently, there are no analysts who rate A M Castle a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates A M Castle as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and generally high debt management risk. Get the full A M Castle Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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