Insider Trading: Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG)’s Exec. VP – General Counsel – Sec Randall Holder Sold 6,723 shares; Osmium Partners Has Increased Its Spark Networks (LOV) Position

February 22, 2018 - By Lawrence Diaz

Osmium Partners Llc increased Spark Networks Inc (LOV) stake by 16814.6% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Osmium Partners Llc acquired 4.20 million shares as Spark Networks Inc (LOV)’s stock rose 17.42%. The Osmium Partners Llc holds 4.23 million shares with $5.16 million value, up from 25,000 last quarter. Spark Networks Inc now has $198.61 million valuation. The stock increased 1.91% or $0.282 during the last trading session, reaching $15.082. About 8,765 shares traded. Spark Networks SE (NYSEMKT:LOV) has declined 45.79% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 62.49% the S&P500.

Randall Holder; that is an insider in Diamondback Energy Inc who is the latest to unload shares in the firm for which he is the current Exec. VP – General Counsel – Sec. Randall in the last few days sold 6,723 shares of the company, worth $843,796 U.S Dollars, that is a price for each share of approximately $125.5. Randall Holder owns 0.02% of the -company’s market cap or 17,802 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.32, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold Diamondback Energy, Inc. shares while 92 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 104.84 million shares or 6.40% more from 98.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wolverine Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 20,000 shares. Ami Asset Corporation reported 1.06% stake. Fmr Limited Liability holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) for 10.91 million shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 102,897 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The Virginia-based Bb&T Securities Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). Next Century Growth Invsts Ltd Liability Corp holds 1,732 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Suntrust Banks reported 0% in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). Rothschild Asset Incorporated accumulated 6,660 shares. Oberweis Asset Mgmt Inc holds 1.45% or 53,345 shares. Moreover, Raymond James Na has 0.02% invested in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). 1832 Asset Mgmt Lp accumulated 16,900 shares. Eaton Vance Management stated it has 48,179 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Harvey Cap Management Inc invested in 0.24% or 6,000 shares. Alliancebernstein L P has invested 0% of its portfolio in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). Piedmont Inv Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 4,930 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Diamondback Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, development, exploration, and exploitation of onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. The company has market cap of $11.88 billion. The Company’s activities are primarily focused on the Clearfork, Spraberry, Wolfcamp, Cline, Strawn, and Atoka formations. It has a 24.49 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the companyÂ’s net acreage position is approximately 105,894 acres in the Permian Basin; and estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 205,457 thousand barrels of crude oil equivalent.

The stock decreased 1.49% or $1.83 during the last trading session, reaching $120.98. About 1.26 million shares traded or 1.20% up from the average. Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) has risen 18.62% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.92% the S&P500.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $2.55 million activity. The insider Van’t Hof Matthew Kaes sold $44,710. $204,874 worth of stock was sold by Hollis Michael L. on Monday, October 16. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $559,142 was made by Molnar Paul on Monday, December 11. Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $387,564 was sold by Pantermuehl Russell. Dick Teresa L. sold $112,129 worth of Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) on Wednesday, December 13.

Analysts await Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $1.52 EPS, up 46.15% or $0.48 from last year’s $1.04 per share. FANG’s profit will be $149.21M for 19.90 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.56 actual EPS reported by Diamondback Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.56% negative EPS growth.

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