Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: ARP, RHP, TROX, IRM, RSE

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GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CEOs is illustrated in the chart below:


Atlas Resource Partners LP ( ARP ): Chairman and CEO Edward E. Cohen Bought 35,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Atlas Resource Partners LP ( ARP ) Edward E. Cohen bought 35,000 shares on 06/14/2013 at an average price of $22.49. Atlas Resource Partners LP owns natural gas and oil development and production assets. Atlas Resource Partners LP has a market cap of $981.1 million; its shares were traded at around $22.49 . The dividend yield of Atlas Resource Partners LP stocks is 6.50%.

ARP recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Adjusted earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization, a non-GAAP measure, of $31.4 million, or $0.64 per common unit, for the first quarter 2013, which represents a 133% increase from the prior year 1st quarter.

Leon Cooperman owns 2,675,235 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 1% of the $6.46 billion portfolio of Omega Advisors.

Vice Chairman Jonathan Z. Cohen bought 35,000 shares of ARP stock on 06/14/2013 at the average price of $21.75. Jonathan Z. Cohen owns at least 521,851 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.4% since.

Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. ( RHP ): Chairman, President & CEO Colin V Reed Bought 20,000 Shares

Chairman, President and CEO of Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. ( RHP ) Colin V Reed bought 20,000 shares on 06/10/2013 at an average price of $36.40. Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc., formerly known as Gaylord Entertainment Company, is a hospitality and entertainment company based in Nashville Tenn. Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. has a market cap of $1.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.40 with a P/E ratio of 89.70 and P/S ratio of 1.80. The dividend yield of Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. stocks is 1.40%. Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 2.4% over the past 10 years.

RHP recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Total revenue decreased 6.2% to $222.1 million compared to retail adjusted revenue in the first quarter 2012, or a decrease of 7.0% compared to unadjusted Total Revenue in the first quarter 2012.

Joel Greenblatt bought 29,318 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2013, which is 0.068% of the $1.97 billion portfolio of Gotham Capital. John Keeley owns 1,271,202 shares as of 03/31/2013, an increase of 12.97% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 1.1% of the $5.1 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management

SVP, Secretary and GC Scott J Lynn bought 500 shares of RHP stock on 06/10/2013 at the average price of $34.2. Scott J. Lynn owns at least 2,237 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 6.43% since.

Tronox Ltd. ( TROX ): Chairman and CEO Thomas Casey Bought 20,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Tronox Ltd. ( TROX ) Thomas Casey bought 20,000 shares on 06/11/2013 at an average price of $21.94. Tronox Ltd. formerly Tronox Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, was formed on May 17, 2005. Tronox Ltd. has a market cap of $2.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.94 with a P/E ratio of 2.40 and P/S ratio of 1.30. The dividend yield of Tronox Ltd. stocks is 4.60%. Tronox Ltd. had an annual average earnings growth of 37.2% over the past five years.

TROX recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. The company reported revenues of $470 million, adjusted EBITDA of $73 million, and adjusted EBITDA margin of 15.5 percent.

SVP & Strat. Plan. & Bus. Dev. Niekerk Willem Hendrik Van bought 1,000 shares of TROX stock on 06/05/2013 at the average price of 20.95. Niekerk Willem Hendrik Van owns at least 50,187 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.73% since.

Iron Mountain Inc. ( IRM ): President and CEO William L. Meaney Bought 12,000 Shares

President and CEO of Iron Mountain Inc. ( IRM ) William L. Meaney bought 12,000 shares on 06/07/2013 at an average price of $28.93. Iron Mountain Inc. was founded in 1951, under the name Pierce Leahy Corp. Iron Mountain Inc. has a market cap of $5.51 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.93 with a P/E ratio of 37.90 and P/S ratio of 1.70. The dividend yield of Iron Mountain Inc. stocks is 3.70%. Iron Mountain Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 7.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Iron Mountain Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

IRM recently reported financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Total revenues for the quarter were $747 million. On a constant dollar basis, total revenue growth for the first quarter was 0.5%, reflecting solid storage rental gains of 4.4%, partially offset by a decline in total service revenues.

Ray Dalio bought 39,543 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2013, which is 0.013% of the $10.99 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates. John Keeley owns 356,684 shares as of 03/31/2013, an increase of 11.1% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.25% of the $5.1 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management.

CFO Brian P. Mckeon bought 3,600 shares of IRM stock on 06/07/2013 at the average price of 28.61. Brian P. Mckeon owns at least 10,991 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.12% since.

Rouse Properties Inc. ( RSE ): President and CEO Andrew Silberfein Bought 10,000 Shares

President and CEO of Rouse Properties Inc. ( RSE ) Andrew Silberfein bought 10,000 shares on 06/12/2013 at an average price of $19.49. Rouse Properties Inc. is a Delaware corporation organized in August 2011. Rouse Properties Inc. has a market cap of $966 million; its shares were traded at around $19.49 with and P/S ratio of 4.00. The dividend yield of Rouse Properties Inc. stocks is 1.70%.

RSE recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Net loss was $(29.5) million, or $(0.60) per diluted share, as compared to a net loss of $(26.1) million, or $(0.71) per diluted share in the prior year period.

President and CEO Andrew Silberfein bought 10,000 shares of RSE stock on 06/12/2013 at the average price of $19.67. Andrew Silberfein owns at least 199,548 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.92% since.About GuruFocus: GuruFocus.com tracks the stocks picks and portfolio holdings of the world's best investors. This value investing site offers stock screeners and valuation tools. And publishes daily articles tracking the latest moves of the world's best investors. GuruFocus also provides promising stock ideas in 3 monthly newsletters sent to Premium Members .



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Referenced Stocks: ARP , IRM , RHP , RSE , TROX

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