Friday 2/7 Insider Buying Report: ASH, NWBI (Nasdaq.com)
Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned dollars to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys. On Thursday, Ashland Global Holdings’ CEO, Guillermo Novo, made a $1.01M purchase of ASH, buying 12,900 shares at a cost of $78.35 a piece. Ashland Global Holdings is trading up about 0.4% on the day Friday. And at Northwest Bancshares, there was insider buying on Thursday, by Director Timothy M. Hunter who bought 10,000 shares at a cost of $15.82 each, for a trade totaling $158,200.
The President & COO of Camden Property (NYSE: CPT) is Selling Shares (Analyst Ratings)
Yesterday, the President & COO of Camden Property (CPT), Malcolm Stewart, sold shares of CPT for $2.53M. Following Malcolm Stewart’s last CPT Sell transaction on June 20, 2019, the stock climbed by 7.7%. Based on Camden Property’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $267 million and quarterly net profit of $95.01 million.
Insider Weekends: Gail Boudreaux Purchases $2 Million Of Anthem Stock (Seeking Alpha)
Insider buying increased last week. Notable Insider Buys: Anthem, Inc., Discover Financial Services, B. Riley Principal Merger Corp.., Freeport-McMoRan Inc., and Cadence Bancorporation. Notable Insider Sells: BlackRock, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lennar Corporation, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Datadog, Inc. Insider buying increased last week with insiders purchasing $31.09 million of stock compared to $11.65 million in the week prior. Selling also increased with insiders selling $614.24 million of stock last week compared to $569.34 million in the week prior.
Sleep Number Corp (SNBR) SVP & CFO David R Callen Sold $1 million of Shares (Guru Focus)
SVP & CFO of Sleep Number Corp., David R Callen, sold 18,405 shares of SNBR on 02/05/2020 at an average price of $55.01 a share. The total sale was $1 million. Sleep Number Corp offer consumers with individualized sleep solutions and services, which include a complete line of SLEEP NUMBER beds and bedding accessories. Sleep Number Corp has a market cap of $1.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.33 with a P/E ratio of 19.81 and P/S ratio of 1.01.
Second Hedge Fund Manager Targeted in Danish Cum-Ex Probe (1) (Bloomberg Tax)
Danish officials have frozen the assets of a second fund manager at Solo Capital Partners LLP as part of a widening crackdown on banks and financial professionals linked to the Cum-Ex tax scandal. Edo Barac, a former money manager, was allowed by a London court Friday to access some assets targeted by the regulators. The freeze is part of a global order obtained in 2018 against 47 people and firms totaling 12.7 billion danish kroner ($1.86 billion).