5 Stocks Under $5 That Insiders Love

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5 Stocks Under $5 That Insiders Love

Vantage Drilling Company (AMEX:VTG) is in the oil and gas drilling and exploration industry with a market cap of $363.33 million. Net insider shares purchased over the current quarter come in at 5.35 million, which is 3.22% of the company’s 166.05 million-share float.

This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.08). The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 23.78%.

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TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (AMEX:TAT) is in the oil and gas drilling and exploration industry with a market cap of $387.33 million. Net insider shares purchased over the current quarter comes in at 1.67 million, which is 0.81% of the company’s 205.75 million-share float. The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 27.4%.

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Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) is in the industrial equipment and components industry with a market cap of $342.30 million. Net insider shares purchased over the current quarter comes in at 125,000, which is 0.09% of the company’s 132.60 million-share float.

This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.48). The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 7.27% (equivalent to 6.24 days of average volume). The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 7.84% over the last week.

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This article originally appeared on MoneyShow.com.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2011/09/penny-stocks-insiders-are-buying-opk-mnkd-vtg-tat-mwa/.

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