EQT Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price

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There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on July 2, EQT Corp's Director, A. Bray Cary Jr., invested $26,265.68 into 476 shares of EQT, for a cost per share of $55.18. Bargain hunters tend to pay particular attention to insider buys like this one, because presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money. In trading on Thursday, bargain hunters could buy shares of EQT Corp (Symbol: EQT) and achieve a cost basis even cheaper than Cary Jr., with shares changing hands as low as $54.70 per share. EQT Corp shares are currently trading down about 1.1% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of EQT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

EQT Corp Chart

Looking at the chart above, EQT's low point in its 52 week range is $43.70 per share, with $67.84 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $55.15. By comparison, below is a table showing the prices at which EQT insider buying was recorded over the last six months:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
04/02/2018 Norman J. Szydlowski Director 447 $47.51 $21,236.97
04/02/2018 A. Bray Cary Jr. Director 558 $47.51 $26,510.58
06/06/2018 Robert Joseph McNally Sr. Vice President and CFO 4,000 $51.18 $204,720.00
07/02/2018 A. Bray Cary Jr. Director 476 $55.18 $26,265.68
07/02/2018 Norman J. Szydlowski Director 385 $55.18 $21,244.30

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This article appears in: Investing , Commodities
Referenced Symbols: EQT

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