Large Inflow of Money Witnessed in Clayton Williams Energy

Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI): $0.18 million was the positive money flow into the stock on Wednesday and the up/down ratio of ticks was also in favor of the bulls at 1.08. The value of trades done on upticks was $2.32 million, whereas, trades done on downticks were valued at $2.14 million. Money flows are calculated as the dollar value of composite uptick trades minus the dollar value of downtick trades. large traders, also sometimes called as the smart money, block traded $0.01 million worth stocks on upticks, which is a bullish indication. The money flow in block trades was $0.01 million. Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI) fell $0.26 traded at $28.61, a change of -0.9% over the previous day. The stock is -4.67% for the week.


In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged in a Form 4 filing that the officer (VP – Gas Gathering/Marketing) of Clayton Williams Energy Inc /De, Lyon Robert C had purchased shares worth of $98,800 in a transaction dated on April 6, 2016. A total of 10,000 shares were purchased at a price of $9.88 per share. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered. Currently the company Insiders own 51.6% of Clayton Williams Energy shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 37.78% . Institutional Investors own 47.81% of Clayton Williams Energy shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 37.78%.

The company shares have dropped -51.26% from its 1 Year high price. On Oct 15, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $70.87 and the one year low was seen on Mar 29, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $25.28 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $19.39. Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI): The stock opened at $29.56 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $29.77 for the day. The stock traded down to $28.00 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $28.60 with a loss of -0.94% for the day. The stock had closed at $28.87 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 528,554 shares.

Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. is an oil and gas company engaged in the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas. The Company operates in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. The Company holds interests in approximately 3,190 gross (1,491.9 net) producing oil and gas wells and owned leasehold interests in approximately 680,000 gross (373,000 net) undeveloped acres. Its domestic operations consist of conducting its drilling, exploration and production activities in the United States. It focuses on developmental drilling. The Company is also engaged in finding reserves through exploratory drilling. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Desta Drilling, L.P., the Company operates 14 drilling rigs, two of which it leases under long-term contracts. Its areas of operations include the Permian Basin, Giddings Area and other.

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