Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX).
SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of Newfield Exploration Co. in Q3 2011:
- MORGAN STANLEY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 491,716 shares, worth $19,516,208.
- KING LUTHER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CORP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 339,660 shares, worth $13,481,105.
- SIGMA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 205,000 shares, worth $8,136,450.
- ASTENBECK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 147,023 shares, worth $5,835,343.
- ICON ADVISERS INC/CO: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 133,400 shares, worth $5,294,646.
About the company: Newfield Exploration Company is an independent oil and gas company which explores, develops, and acquires oil and natural gas properties. The Company operates in the Gulf of Mexico, in the onshore United States Gulf Coast, within the North Sea, within Malaysia, and in the Bohai Bay in China.
Competitors to Watch: Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:HNR), Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC), EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG), Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL), Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN), GeoResources, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEOI), Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:SGY), Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK), and Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO).
(Note: Data regarding Newfield Exploration Co.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)
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