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9 Insider Purchases That Shareholders Should Know About

Insider purchases: There are many insider filings with the SEC on a daily basis, but on the whole, it’s more important to track insider buying activity versus insider selling. In case you’ve missed some of our recent coverage, here’s a recap of the most important insider buys of the week.

Verastem: Director Richard Aldrich bought 1,000 shares at $12.57 each. Shares of Verastem Inc (NASDAQ:VSTM) now trade at $10.77.

Opko Health: CEO, Chairman and all-around permabull Phillip Frost bought 20,000 shares at $11.34 each. Opko Health Inc. (NYSE:OPK) is presently flirting with $11 a share.

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Global Payments: Directors William Jacobs and Gerald Wilkins bought in at $19.35 and $56.74 per share, respectively. Global Payments Inc (NYSE:GPN) now trades just under $57 a share.

Fidelity Southern: Director Rankin Smith bought 691 shares at $14.45 each; the stock is currently priced at $14.66.

Ruby Tuesday: Senior VP Jill Golder purchased 5,000 shares at $6.05; Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE:RT) now trades five cents higher.

Monmouth: Monmouth R.E. Inv. Corp. (NYSE:MNR) CFO Kevin Miller bought a small amount of shares at $8.47 each; the stock is now at $9.41 per share.

CBIZ: CEO Steven Gerard bought close to 150 shares at $7.41 each; CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE:CBZ) now trades at $7.80.

Symetra Financial: CIO George McKinnon made a small transaction at $15.61 a piece;  Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE:SYA) is priced at $18.87 as of this writing.

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