Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: XPL, GNMK

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest CFO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CFOs is illustrated in the chart below:



Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. ( XPL ): CFO James R. Maronick Bought 45,000 Shares

CFO of Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. ( XPL ) James R. Maronick bought 45,000 shares on 06/26/2012 at an average price of $1.22. Solitario is a gold, silver, platinum-palladium and base metal exploration company actively exploring in Brazil, Mexico and Peru. Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. has a market cap of $42.8 million; its shares were traded at around $1.32 with and P/S ratio of 178.3.

President and CEO Christopher E Herald , CFO James R. Maronick , and COO Walter H. Hunt bought shares of XPL stock.

GenMark Diagnostics Inc ( GNMK ): CFO Richard B. Slansky Bought 25,000 Shares

CFO of GenMark Diagnostics Inc ( GNMK ) Richard B. Slansky bought 25,000 shares on 06/26/2012 at an average price of $4.2. GenMark Diagnostics Inc. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing its proprietary eSensor( R ) detection technology. Genmark Diagnostics Inc. has a market cap of $89.8 million; its shares were traded at around $4.34 with and P/S ratio of 17.9.

GenMark Diagnostics Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenues for the quarter ending March 31, 2012, were $2.2 million compared with $758,000 during the first quarter of 2011.

President and CEO Hany Massarany, CFO Richard B. Slansky and Director Kevin C. Oboyle bought shares of GNMK stock.

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Referenced Stocks: GNMK , R , XPL

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