Insiders are Selling Shares of These Basic Materials Stocks: SIAL, CAM, MUR, PXD, APC, MUR, DNR

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insiders who are bearish on these stocks in the Basic Materials sector for the week ending December 2nd, 2011.

  • David R Harvey who is Director at Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ:SIAL), sold 5,200 shares on Nov 29 at $61.31 per share for a total value of $318,824. The shares recently traded at $65.47, up $4.41, or 7.22% since the insider sale. About the company: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation develops, manufactures, purchases and distributes a broad range of chemicals, biochemicals and equipment. The Company’s chemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology manufacturing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Sheldon R Erikson who is Director at Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), sold 200,000 shares on Nov 30 at $53.58 per share for a total value of $10,715,920. The shares recently traded at $54.06, up $0.07, or 0.13% since the insider sale. About the company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Bruce W Wilkinson who is Director at Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), sold 4,658 shares on Nov 30 at $53.33 per share for a total value of $248,411. The shares recently traded at $54.06, up $0.07, or 0.13% since the insider sale. About the company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Steven A Cosse who is Director at Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), sold 20,000 shares on Nov 30 at $55.42 per share for a total value of $1,108,480. The shares recently traded at $55.39, down $0.53, or 0.95% since the insider sale. About the company: Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company also has exploration and production activities in countries that include United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Ecuador. Murphy Oil has retail operations as well in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Richard P Dealy who is EVP & CFO at Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD), sold 7,500 shares on Dec 01 at $95.26 per share for a total value of $714,416. The shares recently traded at $93.38, down $0.36, or 0.38% since the insider sale. About the company: Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations primarily in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • John R Gordon who is Director at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), sold 20,000 shares on Dec 01 at $81.15 per share for a total value of $1,622,954. The shares recently traded at $81.73, up $1.35, or 1.68% since the insider sale. About the company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with international operations. In the United States, the Company operates in Texas and surrounding states, the Rocky Mountain region, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico. Internationally, Anadarko has exploration and/or production operations in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • William C Lemmer who is Sr Vice President & General at Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), sold 27,182 shares on Dec 02 at $55.00 per share for a total value of $1,495,010. The shares recently traded at $54.06, up $1.19, or 2.25% since the insider sale. About the company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Kevin G Fitzgerald who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), sold 15,000 shares on Dec 02 at $55.79 per share for a total value of $836,916. The shares recently traded at $55.39, up $0.61, or 1.11% since the insider sale. About the company: Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company also has exploration and production activities in countries that include United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Ecuador. Murphy Oil has retail operations as well in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Peter J Fluor who is Director at Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), sold 12,000 shares on Dec 02 at $52.05 per share for a total value of $624,556. The shares recently traded at $54.06, up $1.19, or 2.25% since the insider sale. About the company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Harold Raymond Dubuisson who is Vice President, Legal at Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR), sold 63,183 shares on Dec 02 at $17.00 per share for a total value of $1,074,111. The shares recently traded at $16.91, up $0.28, or 1.68% since the insider sale. About the company: Denbury Resources Inc. acquires, develops, operates and explores oil, and gas properties, primarily in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from publicly available SEC filings. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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