Yesterday, Dec. 21, 2015, 57 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $3.18 to $70,037,432.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Halcon Resources (HK) - FREE Research Report

Obut Tina S, who is SVP, Corporate Reserves at Halcon Resources, bought 100,000 shares at $0.26 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Corporate Reserves owned 645,810 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 18.32% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $0.25, down $0.01, or 2.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Halcon Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50,000

The average volume for Halcon Resources has been 4.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Halcon Resources has a market cap of $163.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 84.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Halcon Resources Corporation, an independent energy company, is engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration, and development of onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Halcon Resources a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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Core Molding Technologies (CMT) - FREE Research Report

Smith Andrew O, who is Director at Core Molding Technologies, bought 800 shares at $12.51 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,733 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 41.39% with the 800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.62, up $0.11, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Core Molding Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,957
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,957
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,957

The average volume for Core Molding Technologies has been 39,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Core Molding Technologies has a market cap of $100.2 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 9.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Core Molding Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures sheet molding compounds (SMC) and molds fiberglass reinforced plastics. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Core Molding Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Core Molding Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Core Molding Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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National Bankshares (NKSH) - FREE Research Report

Miller Mary G, who is Director at National Bankshares, bought 145 shares at $34.98 on Dec. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,600 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.91% with the 145-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.03, up $0.05, or 0.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Bankshares go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 550

The average volume for National Bankshares has been 13,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Bankshares has a market cap of $247.3 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 16.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

National Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for the National Bank of Blacksburg that provides a range of retail and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, non-profits, and local governments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate National Bankshares a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates National Bankshares as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full National Bankshares Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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