Insider Trading activities of Houston Exploration Co insiders.

Monthly summaries of insider trading activities (stock purchases, sales, and option exercises) reported by insiders of Houston Exploration Co since 2005 are illustrated in Table 1 and Table 2. Table 1 shows the monthly insider trading data of Houston Exploration Co since year 2005. Table 2 shows the detailed insider transactions of Houston Exploration Co since 2005. The reporting company's ticker symbol is THX. The reporting company's CIK number is 1015293.
The total value of stock buying since 2005 is $24,787,132.
The total value of stock sales since 2005 is $1,447,062.
The total value of stock option exercises since 2005 is $0.


Table 1. Monthly summaries of insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises for Houston Exploration Co (THX).
Trading Period Insider Buying Insider Sales Option Exercises
year-month Shares Value Shares Value Shares Value
2007-06 0 $0 0 $0 3,197 $0
2007-05 0 $0 13,378 $765,462 0 $0
2006-08 397,300 $24,787,132 0 $0 0 $0
2005-08 0 $0 12,000 $681,600 0 $0

Table 2. Detailed insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises of Houston Exploration Co insiders (THX)
  Trade Date   Insider Name Trade Type     Shares       Price ($)   Value ($)
2007-06-06 Vaughn Donald C (Director) Option Ex 2,702 .00 0
2007-06-06 Mckessy Stephen W (Director) Option Ex 495 .00 0
2007-05-15 Hresko Joanne C (VP & General Manager, Onshore) Sale 13,378 57.22 765,462
2006-08-21 Jana Partners Llc (10% Owner) Buy 31,200 62.86 1,961,388
2006-08-18 Jana Partners Llc (10% Owner) Buy 288,200 62.58 18,034,115
2006-08-17 Jana Partners Llc (10% Owner) Buy 77,900 61.51 4,791,629
2005-08-01 Karnes John H Jr (Sr. VP and CFO) Sale 12,000 56.80 681,600

Insider trading activities including stock purchases, stock sales, and option exercises of THX listed in the above tables cannot be completely guaranteed as to their accuracy. For more insider trading information of Houston Exploration Co (symbol THX, CIK number 1015293) see the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website.