Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG): Michael L. Hollis , VP and Chief Operating Officer of Diamondback Energy, Inc. sold 2,000 shares on Sep 22, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Sep 26, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $90.66 per share for a total value of $180,783.73 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Sep 21, 2016, Elizabeth Moses (VP Land) sold 2,000 shares at $88.66 per share price.On Sep 12, 2016, Teresa L. Dick (CFO, Sr. VP) sold 240 shares at $99.48 per share price.Also, On Aug 22, 2016, Travis D. Stice (Chief Executive Officer) sold 30,000 shares at $98.00 per share price.On Aug 2, 2016, Russell Pantermuehl (VP Reservoir Engineering) sold 2,000 shares at $85.53 per share price.
Diamondback Energy Inc: On Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Diamondback Energy Inc which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $90.39 and hit $91.26 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $91, with a gain of 1.80% or 1.61 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,48,538 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $99.689 and the company has a market cap of $7,101 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $55.48.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Diamondback Energy Inc is Initiated by Williams Capital Group to Hold and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $105. The Rating was issued on Aug 29, 2016.Diamondback Energy Inc is Upgraded by ROTH Capital to Buy. Earlier the firm had a rating of Neutral on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Aug 8, 2016.Diamondback Energy Inc is Reiterated by Wunderlich to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 110 from a previous price target of $100 .The Rating was issued on Jul 14, 2016.Diamondback Energy Inc is Initiated by BofA/Merrill to Neutral and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $106. The Rating was issued on Jul 13, 2016.Diamondback Energy Inc is Resumed by Piper Jaffray to Overweight and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $101. The Rating was issued on Jul 11, 2016.
Diamondback Energy Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is focused on the acquisition development exploration and exploitation of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. The Company through its subsidiary Viper owns mineral interests underlying approximately 24528 gross (15948 net) acres in Midland County Texas in the Permian Basin. Approximately 43% of these net acres are operated by the Company. As of December 31 2014 it had drilled or participated in the drilling of 405 gross (343 net) wells on its leasehold acreage in this area primarily targeting the Wolfberry play. The Permian Basin area covers a portion of western Texas and eastern New Mexico. The Company’s activities are primarily focused on the Clearfork Spraberry Wolfcamp Cline Strawn and Atoka formations which it refers to collectively as the Wolfberry play.