Insider Trading Alert - APU, OHAI And MCEP Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Dec. 16, 2015, 113 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $10.88 to $18,402,925.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

AmeriGas Partners (APU) - FREE Research Report

Gallagher Hugh J., who is Chief Financial Officer at AmeriGas Partners, bought 4,200 shares at $33.20 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 8,332 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 101.65% with the 4,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.86, up $0.66, or 1.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AmeriGas Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000

The average volume for AmeriGas Partners has been 312,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. AmeriGas Partners has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 30.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. distributes propane and related equipment and supplies in the United States. It serves approximately 2 million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, wholesale, and motor fuel customers in 50 states through approximately 2,000 propane distribution locations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates AmeriGas Partners a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AmeriGas Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins 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, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full AmeriGas Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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