Range Resources’ Executive Chairman Sells 468K Shares of Co Stock

After serving 20 years as the CEO of Texas-based Range Resources–the first and one of the largest drillers in the Marcellus Shale–John Pinkerton retired and Jeffrey Ventura became the new Range CEO on Jan. 1, 2012 (see Range Resources Names Early Marcellus Advocate as Next CEO). Even though he retired as CEO, Pinkerton stayed on the board of directors, becoming executive chairman. Over the past two weeks Pinkerston has sold 467,521 shares of Range stock that he owns, leaving him with just 390,343 shares. The grand total of his stock sales was $10.6 million. Knowing it doesn’t look good that the executive chairman has just dumped more than half of his stock when the stock price is half what it was just three months ago, Range issued a statement to explain why Pinkerton engaged in a fire sale of his company shares…

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