Within the last four weeks, the companies listed below
experienced either the most Insider cluster buys or Insider
cluster sells. Insider clusters are known as concentrated
purchases or sells that were made by a company's executive
members at a specific time. The results were taken from the
GuruFocus Insider Cluster Buys and Sells
TOP CLUSTER BUYS
Iridium Communications Inc. (
In the last month, Iridium Communications experienced 54
purchases by two of its Insiders. The total amount purchased was
281,560 shares, at an average price of $5.57. Baralonco Ltd.,
which is listed as 10 percent owner, acquired more than 271,000
of the company's shares. Thomas C. Canfield, listed as Director
by Deputization, reported 10,000 shares purchased within the last
With a market cap of $455.2 million, Virginia-based Iridium
Communications is a mobile and data satellite communications
network, delivering reliable solutions for markets that require
global communications. Its stock is up at the moment and is
trading at $6.09. It has a P/E (ttm) ratio of 8.3, a P/S ratio of
1.2 and a P/B ratio of 0.6.
In the third quarter, Gurus
Paul Tudor Jones
reported buying shares of the stock.
sold out his stake around the same period.
View Iridium Communications' 10-Year Financials.
Opko Health Inc. (
A total of 625,000 shares were purchased by Opko Health's
Insider, Frost Phillip MD ET AL. Frost is listed as director and
10 percent owner of the company. The average price of the stock
when purchased was $4.42.
With a market cap of $1.31 billion, Opko Health is a Miami-based
multi-national biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company that
promotes its discovery, development and commercialization of its
expertise and proprietary technologies. Opko stock is trading
positively today at $4.39, with a P/B ratio of 8.7 and a P/S
ratio of 46.7.
In the third quarter, Guru Murray Stahl added to his stake of
Opko by 25.45 percent, while Jim Simons completely sold out his
stake in the same period.
View Opko Health's 10-Year Financials.
Digirad Corp. (
Two directors at Digirad Corp. have a reported 162,198 combined
share purchase in the last month. Both Jeffrey Eberwein and
Charles M. Gillman each purchased 81,099 shares at an average
price of $2.05.
With a market cap of $40.7 million, Digirad Corp. is a company
that manufactures and distributes solid-state medical imaging
products and services for the detection of cardiovascular disease
and other medical conditions. One of its premium developments was
the solid-state gamma camera, the first of its kind, promoting
its reduced size and weight for enhanced operability and patient
comfort during use.
Digirad stock is up today, as it trades at $2.01, a P/E (ttm)
ratio of 67.7., a P/B ratio of 1.1 and a P/S ratio of 0.7915.
Only Chuck Royce has made moves on the stock this year, as he
sold out of his stake in the first quarter after reducing it in
the third and fourth quarter of last year. As of the third
quarter, Jim Simons is the only Guru on the site who has reported
to having an existing stake with the company.
View Digirad Corp.'s 10-Year Financials.
TOP CLUSTER SELLS
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. (
Krispy Kreme experienced 94 share sells in the last month. All
the sells were performed by 10 percent owner, Mohamed Abdulmohsin
Al Kharafi. In total, Kharafi sold more than 382,000 of his
shares, making up a busy month for Krispy Kreme's November.
Krispy Kreme is a specialty retailer of its signature glazed
doughnuts, headquartered in North Carolina with a market cap of
$591.5 million. The stock is down today by 0.11 percent, trading
at a price of $9.02.
View Krispy Kreme's 10-Year Financials.
Telular Corp. (
In a month, Telular Corp. experienced 23 share sells made by four
company Insiders, which eliminated 359,926 shares altogether. The
Insider that sold the most shares within the month was CEO Joseph
Beatty. The other Insiders who sold some Telular shares were
director Betsy J. Bernard, CFO Jonathan M. Charak and
CAO/Controller, Robert Deering.
With a 167.1 million market cap, Chicago-based Telular provides
remote monitoring and asset tracking solutions for business and
residential customers. Having been in business for over 25 years,
Telular has offices in Atlanta, Washington D.C. and Miami. Its
services enable security systems and industrial applications to
exchange information wirelessly, typically through cellular and
In the third quarter, both Zeke Ashton and Whitney Tilson reduced
their shares of Telular. Another Guru who currently has a holding
of Telular is Jim Simons.
View Telular Corp.'s 10-Year Financials.
Sunrise Senior Living (
Sunrise Senior Living had 22 Insider sells in the last four
weeks. More than 6 million shares were shed in a one-month time
frame, by several of the company's Insiders, including: directors
Glyn Aeppel, Thomas J. Donohue, William G. Little, Paul M.
Klaassen and Teresa M. Klaassen; Head of Operations Laura
McDuffie; Chief Investment and Administrative Officer, Gregory D.
Neeb; and General Counsel and Secretary, David Haddock.
The two largest sellers were 10 percent owner Carlson Cap LP
disposing of about 2.4 million shares, and CEO Mark S. Ordan
disposing of about 1.2 million shares.
Sunrise Senior Living is a Virginia-based company that offers
personalized senior living services, including independent
living, assisted living, care for individuals with memory loss
and nursing and rehabilitative services. It has 303 communities
located in the U.S., Canada and the UK. It has a market cap of
$2.59 and is trading at $14.39.
In the third quarter, Gurus Mario Gabelli, Jean-Marie Eveillard
and Steven Cohen presented the company as new buys to their
portfolios. Ron Baron, on the other hand, sold out.
View Sunrise Senior Living's 10-Year Financials.
About GuruFocus Insider Cluster Buys and Sells
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