Yesterday, Dec. 22, 2015, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $102.00 to $44,180,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Prospect Capital (PSEC) - FREE Research Report

Eliasek M Grier, who is Chief Operating Officer at Prospect Capital, bought 75,000 shares at $6.74 on Dec. 22, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 477,196 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 18.65% with the 75,000-share transaction.

Barry John F, who is Chief Executive Officer at Prospect Capital, bought 744,000 shares at $6.70 on Dec. 22, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 8.8 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 9.18% with the 744,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.01, up $0.31, or 4.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prospect Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2.3 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2.3 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2.3 million

The average volume for Prospect Capital has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prospect Capital has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 16.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Prospect Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Prospect Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Prospect Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Viper Energy Partners (VNOM) - FREE Research Report

Hollis Michael L., who is Director at Viper Energy Partners, bought 1,000 shares at $14.33 on Dec. 22, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,080 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.69% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Moses Elizabeth, who is VP - Bus. Dev. and Land at Viper Energy Partners, bought 4,443 shares at $14.02 on Dec. 22, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP - Bus. Dev. and Land owned 23,643 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 23.14% with the 4,443-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.31, up $0.29, or 2.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Viper Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,500

The average volume for Viper Energy Partners has been 47,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Viper Energy Partners has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 20.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Viper Energy Partners LP owns, acquires, exploits, and develops oil and natural gas properties in North America. The company holds mineral interests covering an area of approximately 14,804 gross acres in the Permian Basin, West Texas; and 10,364 gross acres in the Midland and Delaware basins. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Viper Energy Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Viper Energy Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Viper Energy Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Natural Gas Services Group (NGS) - FREE Research Report

Lawrence G Larry, who is Chief Financial Officer at Natural Gas Services Group, sold 8,000 shares at $20.34 on Dec. 22, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 36,845 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.84% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.92, up $1.58, or 7.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Natural Gas Services Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,500

The average volume for Natural Gas Services Group has been 51,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Natural Gas Services Group has a market cap of $263.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 5.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. provides small to medium horsepower compression equipment to the natural gas industry in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Natural Gas Services Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Natural Gas Services Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Natural Gas Services Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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