Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2015, 171 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.69 to $70,050,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Parsley Energy (PE) - FREE Research Report

Hinson Mike, who is Vice President-Land at Parsley Energy, sold 21,666 shares at $18.58 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President-Land owned 964,397 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.2% with the 21,666-share transaction.

Smith Brad C., who is Officer at Parsley Energy, sold 10,000 shares at $18.18 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Officer owned 39,130 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.35% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.13, down $0.05, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parsley Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 170,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 610,299
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.2 million

The average volume for Parsley Energy has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Parsley Energy has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 33.0. Currently, there are 11 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. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full Parsley Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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First Solar (FSLR) - FREE Research Report

Antoun Georges, who is President, US at First Solar, sold 88,333 shares at $55.29 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the President, US owned 10,987 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 88.94% with the 88,333-share transaction.

Kaleta Paul J, who is EVP, General Counsel at First Solar, sold 8,461 shares at $55.59 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, General Counsel owned 13,669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.23% with the 8,461-share transaction.

Widmar Mark R, who is Chief Financial Officer at First Solar, sold 88,333 shares at $55.07 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 46,876 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 65.33% with the 88,333-share transaction.

Kishkill Joseph, who is President, International at First Solar, sold 21,208 shares at $55.44 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the President, International owned 26,534 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.42% with the 21,208-share transaction.

Garabedian Raffi, who is Chief Technology Officer at First Solar, sold 45,000 shares at $55.13 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Technology Officer owned 190 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 99.58% with the 45,000-share transaction.

Rebhorn Timothy Brian, who is SVP, Corp Dev & Strategic Mktg at First Solar, sold 16,525 shares at $55.59 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Corp Dev & Strategic Mktg owned 26,287 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.6% with the 16,525-share transaction.

Bueter Christopher, who is SVP, Human Resources at First Solar, sold 16,667 shares at $55.02 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Human Resources owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 16,667-share transaction.

DeJong Philip, who is Chief Operating Officer at First Solar, sold 45,000 shares at $55.06 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 45,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.07, down $1.99, or 3.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Solar go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for First Solar has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Solar has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 20.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate First Solar a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Solar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full First Solar Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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HCP (HCP) - FREE Research Report

Hoffmann James P, who is Director at HCP, bought 10,000 shares at $33.00 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 38,878 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 34.63% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Hutchens James Justin, who is EVP and CIO - Sr Housing/Care at HCP, bought 3,000 shares at $33.09 on Nov. 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP and CIO - Sr Housing/Care owned 15,915 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 23.23% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.17, up $0.08, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HCP go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,900
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,875
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,875
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,875

The average volume for HCP has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HCP has a market cap of $15.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 24.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

HCP, Inc. is an independent hybrid real estate investment trust. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate HCP a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HCP as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full HCP Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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