Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $23.60 to $7,551,056.93.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

EXCO Resources (XCO) - FREE Research Report

Burnett Richard Alan, who is CFO & Chief Accounting Officer at EXCO Resources, sold 9,528 shares at $1.24 on Dec. 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO & Chief Accounting Officer owned 543,286 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.72% with the 9,528-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.16, down $0.08, or 6.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EXCO Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,750
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,407
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,750
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 61,407
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,407

The average volume for EXCO Resources has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. EXCO Resources has a market cap of $345.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 49.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

EXCO Resources, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development, and production of onshore oil and natural gas properties with a focus on shale resource plays in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.24%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate EXCO Resources a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EXCO Resources as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full EXCO Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Continental Building Products (CBPX) - FREE Research Report

Bachmann James W, who is President and CEO at Continental Building Products, bought 5,610 shares at $18.24 on Dec. 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 32,710 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 20.7% with the 5,610-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.54, up $0.30, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Continental Building Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 13,322
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 13,322
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 13,322

The average volume for Continental Building Products has been 480,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Continental Building Products has a market cap of $759.6 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 4.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Continental Building Products, Inc. manufactures and sells gypsum wallboard and complementary finishing products in the eastern United States and eastern Canada. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Continental Building Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Continental Building Products as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, 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 unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Continental Building Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Antero Resources (AR) - FREE Research Report

McNeilly Ward D., who is VP Reserves, Planning & Midstr at Antero Resources, sold 9,312 shares at $20.56 on Dec. 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP Reserves, Planning & Midstr owned 261,680 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.44% with the 9,312-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.08, down $1.48, or 7.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Antero Resources go as follows:

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

The average volume for Antero Resources has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Antero Resources has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 51.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores, and develops natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.8. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Antero Resources a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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