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Posts Tagged ‘Insider Purchases’

FMC Technologies FTI

COO Makes a Big (Insider) Bet on FMC Technologies Stock

Ouch! Investors certainly are not happy about the earnings results at oilfield services company FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI). Two days after the company......(read more)
Wall Street, Insider Trading, Investing

Chairman’s Purchases Fail to Lift FuelCell Energy Shares

On an up day for stock markets generally, there was one surprising loser in Tuesday trading: Alt-energy play FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ:FCEL) saw its shares......(read more)
Decline In Crude Oil Prices Zach Schreiber

Calling a Bottom: Basic Energy Services Insider Boosts Stake

At least one beleaguered energy company, Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS), is getting a large vote of confidence from the Chairman of its Board of Directors......(read more)
insider trading insider buys

Investors Fired Up Over CEO’s Insider Purchase of Lexington Realty Trust Shares

After trading down all day, shares of real estate investment trust Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) jumped nearly one full percentage point after-hours......(read more)
SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY), Sign, Logo, Speech, Meg Whitman, Solar

Investors Fired Up Over CFO’s Insider Purchase of SolarCity Shares

After trading mostly flat for most of Monday, shares of Elon Musk’s solar power play SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) flared up by nearly one full percentage......(read more)

Builders FirstSource Has Doubled In Three Months — And Now Insiders Are Buying

Two months ago, news that Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR) would be bulking up in the construction supplies segment by buying Denver-based ProBuild......(read more)
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Christopher & Banks Corporation Bottom Fishes With Insider Buy

The past year has not been kind to the stock of women’s apparelier Christopher & Banks (NYSE:CBK). Over 12 months, the stock has sunk 45%, even......(read more)

Joyeux Noël! Another Insider Buy at Joy Global

The news just keeps getting better for shareholders of mining equipment maker Joy Global (NYSE:JOY). (At least, if you believe that insider buys mean......(read more)

Investors Sing “Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy” Over Joy Global Insider Buys

On a mixed day for markets, shareholders of mining equipment maker Joy Global (NYSE:JOY) were jumping for… well, for joy Tuesday, over news that......(read more)
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As NuVasive Stock Sinks, Its CEO Keeps Sinking Money Into It

As shares of medical device-maker NuVasive (NASDAQ:NUVA) soared towards a recent 52-week high of $51.25, sales by company insiders likewise ran amok.......(read more)
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Aeropostale CEO Makes a Bold Buy of His Sinking Company’s Stock

Weak sales, weaker guidance, and a quarterly loss — those were the “highlights” of teen retailer Aeropostale’s (NYSE:ARO) news......(read more)
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Martin Marietta Materials Shares Boosted By Insider Buying

On a down day for the stock market generally, shares of quarry miner Martin Marietta Materials, Inc (NYSE:MLM) fared better than most, rising 1.6%. Part......(read more)
Heron Therapeutics Biotech

Heron Therapeutics Inc Shares Take Wing on Big Insider Buy

On a down day for the Nasdaq, shares of biotech Heron Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:HRTX) were faring worse than most in Tuesday trading — until suddenly......(read more)

Why Are Insiders Betting on Basic Materials?

Over the last week, insiders at Ply Gem Holdings Inc (NYSE:PGEM) and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS), two basic materials companies, have......(read more)

Insider Buys in This Fast Growing but Loss Generating Company – DexCom, Inc. (DXCM): Medtronic, Inc. (MDT), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

Recently, Dr. Jay Skyler, a director of DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), spent nearly $1.1 million to buy 70,000 shares of the company at around $15.50 per......(read more)
Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC)

Insiders Are Bullish About These 4 Dividend Stocks

Empirical studies show that stock investors who mimic insiders can outperform the market by as much as 7 percentage points. This estimate is based on......(read more)

A Board Member is Bullish About This Stock

Michael Armstrong, a Board member at IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) directly purchased 5,550 shares of the company’s stock on October 10th at an average price......(read more)
Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ:BRKR)

Insiders Bought These Stocks Recently

Studies show that insider purchases tend to be bullish signs for a stock (read our discussion of studies on insider trading). This is generally accepted......(read more)
Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ:BRKR)

This Company’s CEO Bought Over $1 Million In Stock

Frank Laukien, CEO and President of Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ:BRKR) has disclosed to the SEC that he directly purchased 100,000 shares on September 14th......(read more)
Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG)

This Board Member Is In For $130,000

Carin Barth, who was appointed to the Board of Directors of Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) earlier this year, purchased 5,000 shares of the company......(read more)

A Board Member Likes This Ag Equipment Company

Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, a company managed by Mallika Srinivasan, has filed with the SEC to declare that it purchased about 61,000 shares......(read more)
Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN)

What are Insiders Buying Recently?

We like to keep track of buying and selling by company insiders, particularly when insiders purchase a stock. Because insiders’ income often depends......(read more)
Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC)

Why is This Insider Buying Belden in Bulk?

Over the past year, shares of cable manufacturer Belden, Inc. (NYSE:BDC) have returned 19.6%, outpacing the diversified industrials industry average (......(read more)
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)

4 Stocks Insiders are Buying This Week

Company insiders often have a better perspective of the company’s future performance than outside investors do.  Furthermore, they have an incentive......(read more)
Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR)

The COO and Interim CEO Agree: Buy This Stock

On August 3rd, according to a recent filing with the SEC, the COO of Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR) purchased 10,000 shares at an average price of $32. The......(read more)

Delta Air Lines CFO Buys 50,000 Shares

Many people avoid investing in airlines, but one insider ignored that trope and the benefits of diversification in one fell swoop on Monday. Delta Air......(read more)
Chuck Royce

Two Board Members Are Buying This Stock

Woodward Inc (NASDAQ:WWD) is an industrial goods company which provides control and optimization systems (such as valves and pumps) for aerospace and......(read more)

Imitate This Insider Purchase

On Monday, Robert Mehrabian, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Teledyne Technologies (NYSE:TDY), a diversified industrial electronics company, purchased......(read more)
Navistar International Corp (NYSE:NAV)

Navistar, CVS, and Other Insider Purchases

By Nelson Hem, Benzinga Staff Writer Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but there is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a......(read more)
David Shaw

Insiders Are Bullish About This Utility Stock

AES (NYSE:AES), a global utility that produces electricity from a variety of sources including coal, natural gas, and renewable, had VP of Strategy Gardner......(read more)

Insider Trading Alert: Verifone $PAY

Douglas Bergeron, CEO of Verifone (PAY), disclosed earlier this month that DGB Investments- a related principal investment firm which presumably manages......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Insider Purchases in Medtronic, Exco, and Cyberonics

Insiders may buy shares of a company because they believe its stock price will move higher and want to profit from this anticipated rise. Sell-offs might......(read more)
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

Insider Trading Report: Hewlett-Packard $HPQ

Since the start of 2012, the technology sector has been the best performing segment of the market, returning nearly 11 percent.  Much of this expansion......(read more)

5 Stocks Insiders Are Buying

Insider information pays. While insider purchases do not always mean investors should also buy the stock, on the average, when an insider purchases stock......(read more)
Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Insider Buys: Blackrock, Fresh Del Monte, Opko Health

Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but there is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a company — they believe the stock......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

An AIG Insider Agrees with Bruce Berkowitz

Insider purchases usually signal that the stock is undervalued. As a result, stock prices often increase after insiders disclose their transactions to......(read more)

Ken Griffin And Insiders Are Bullish About These Stocks

Corporate insiders and hedge funds generally have an edge over ordinary investors. Our research has shown that investors can beat the market by focusing......(read more)
Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO)

8 Healthcare Stocks Insiders Are Bullish About

Insider trading based on material non-public information is illegal. But recent prosecutions indicate that insider trading is rampant on Wall Street.......(read more)

Hedge Funds and Insiders Are Crazy about These Stocks

Hedge funds usually devote significant resources to researching stocks. Sometimes, they even cross the line to try to obtain material non-public information......(read more)
American Railcar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARII)

Insider Purchases in 8 Companies

Two months ago the following article by Benzinga reported insider purchases in 8 companies. At the end of the article we will take a look at returns since......(read more)
Cleco Corporation (NYSE:CNL)

8 Stocks Insiders Are Buying Like Crazy

There is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a company — they believe the stock price is going to move higher and they want to profit......(read more)
Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLUB)

Five Stocks Insiders Are Buying Like Crazy

Generally, insiders have an edge over other investors because insiders know more about their companies than do outsiders. That’s why insiders aren’......(read more)
First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG)

Five Surprisingly Profitable Bank Stocks with Insider Purchases

Between August and early December financial stocks underperformed the market by more than 5 percentage points. The trend seems to have reversed since......(read more)
A. Schulman Inc (NASDAQ:SHLM)

Three Stocks Insiders Are Buying Like Crazy

For the past eight weeks, Insider Monkey has been publishing articles about the stocks insiders were buying like crazy. The stocks we listed in the......(read more)
A. Schulman Inc (NASDAQ:SHLM)

Insider Trading Alert: 3 Stocks Insiders Are Buying Like Crazy

For the past seven weeks, Insider Monkey has been publishing articles about the stocks insiders were buying like crazy. The stocks we listed in the......(read more)
Winmark Corporation

3 Stocks Insiders Are Buying Like Crazy

Insider Monkey has been regularly publishing articles about the stocks insiders buy like crazy since the beginning of December. The stocks we highlighted......(read more)
Winmark Corporation

Insider Monkey’s Portfolio and Stock Picks

Insider Monkey is a finance blog that focuses on corporate insiders and hedge fund managers. Academic studies support the view that qualified insider......(read more)
Winmark Corporation

Five Stocks Insiders Are Buying in 2011

Academic studies have shown that insider trading is most profitable when several insiders buy around the same time. A study by University of Illinois......(read more)
Michael Dell

One Stock Insiders Are Buying Like Crazy

Insider trading has been a very profitable investment strategy for a very long time. Academic studies going back to 1968 have shown that insider purchases......(read more)