What after Gregory Hill’s Insider Unload of Hess (HES) Stock?; Shorts at K PLUS S AG (KPLUF) Raised By 1.61%

K PLUS S AG (OTCMKTS:KPLUF) had an increase of 1.61% in short interest. KPLUF’s SI was 12.40M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 1.61% from 12.20M shares previously. It closed at $26.42 lastly. It is down 0.00% since February 10, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

After the publishing of a legal form filled with D.C. based-SEC; a deal became apparent. The COO and President – E&P of Hess Corp, Gregory Hill; executed a trade in the open market by unloading 6,312 shares at the average stock price which was $44.4 of the Pinksheet-listed Hess Corp worth $280,442 USD. The probability of this sell remaining a secret is nil because it’s new, with Gregory Hill now having 71,107 shares — that is 0.02% of Hess Corp’s total market cap.

K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash, magnesium, and salt products worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.57 billion. The Company’s Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; fertilizers for crops; potassium and magnesium products for industrial applications; and health care and nutrition products for pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food processing, and animal feed industries. It has a 26.58 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Salt segment produces and markets salt for food processing, industrial salt, salt for chemical use, de-icing salt, and sodium chloride brine.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $705,107 activity. On Monday, September 18 the insider Truelove Brian D. sold $255,180. 11,726 shares valued at $449,927 were sold by Hill Gregory P. on Thursday, August 24.

The stock decreased 2.05% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $42.12. About 6.92 million shares traded or 60.59% up from the average. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has declined 14.55% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.25% the S&P500.

Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. The company has market cap of $13.38 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream. It currently has negative earnings. It is also involved in natural gas and crude oil gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail car, terminaling and loading natural gas and crude oil liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken and Three Forks Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota.