Weekly CFO Buys Highlight

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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:



Bank of South Carolina Corporation ( BKSC ): Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Sheryl G. Sharry Bought 5,811 Shares

Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of Bank of South Carolina Corporation ( BKSC ) Sheryl G. Sharry bought 5,811 shares during the past week at an average price of $12.74.

Bank of South Carolina Corporation is a bank holding company for The Bank of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Bank of South Carolina Corporation has a market cap of $55.1778 million; its shares were traded at around $12.46 with a P/E ratio of 15.1976 and a P/S ratio of 3.88. The dividend yield of Bank of South Carolina Corporation stocks is 3.69%. Bank of South Carolina Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 2.1% over the past 10 years.

On April 9, 2013, the Bank of South Carolina Corporation announced earnings of $998,805 or $.22 per share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 - an increase of 12.13% from earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, of $890,726 or $.20 per share. Returns on average assets and average equity for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, were 1.26% and 11.72%, respectively, compared with 2012 returns on average assets and average equity of 1.09 % and 10.94%, respectively.

Chairman of the Board, 10% Owner Hugh C. Lane, Jr. bought 1,300 shares of BKSC stock on April 19, 2013 at the average price of 12.35. Hugh C. Lane, Jr. owns at least 463,721 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.89% since.

Fuelcell Energy, Inc. ( FCEL ): Senior Vice President, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer Michael S. Bishop Bought 1,500 Shares

Senior Vice President, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer of Fuelcell Energy, Inc. ( FCEL ) Michael S. Bishop bought 1,500 shares on April 18, 2013 at an average price of $0.9. Fuelcell Energy, Inc. was founded in Connecticut in 1969 and became a publicly traded company in 1992. Fuelcell Energy, Inc. has a market cap of $200.844 million; its shares were traded at around $1.02 with a P/S ratio of 1.46.

On Dec. 20, 2012, FuelCell Energy, Inc. reported results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2012, along with an update on its key business highlights. FuelCell Energy reported total revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 of $35.4 million, compared to total revenues of $34.7 million for the fourth quarter 2011. Product sales and revenues in the fourth quarter were $33.9 million compared to $33.3 million in the prior year quarter. The company continues to produce at an annual run-rate of 56 megawatts, unchanged from the third quarter of 2012. Fourth quarter product revenue included $24.0 million of fuel cell kits and power plants.

Chairman John A. Rolls bought 60,000 shares of FCEL stock on Jan. 8, 2013, at the average price of $1.05. John A. Rolls owns at least 668,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.86% since.

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