GuruFocus Insider Data
, these are the largest insider buys during the past week:
General Electric Company (
), FedEx Corporation (
), Archer Daniels Midland Company (
), Boston Scientific Corporation (
) and The Timken Company (
The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:
General Electric Company (
): Director John Joseph Brennan Bought 20,000 Shares
Director of General Electric Company, John Joseph Brennan, bought
20,000 shares on 8/02/2012 at an average price of $20.94. General
Electric is one of the largest and most diversified industrial
corporations in the world. General Electric Company has a market
cap of $221.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.94
with a P/E ratio of 14.76 and P/S ratio of 1.51. The dividend
yield of General Electric Company stocks is 3.24%. General
Electric Company had an annual average earnings growth of 10.3%
over the past 10 years.
On July 20, General Electric Company announced today
second-quarter 2012 Operating Earnings of $4.0 billion, or $0.38
per share, up 7% and 12% respectively from the second-quarter of
2011. GAAP earnings from continuing operations (attributable to
GE) were $3.7 billion, up 2%, or $0.34 per share, up 3%. Revenues
were $36.5 billion for the quarter, up 2%. Industrial segment
revenue grew by 9%, with organic growth of 10%.
In August, Director
John Joseph Brennan
bought 20,000 shares of GE stock. In April, Director
Alan G. Lafley
Rochelle B. Lazarus
FedEx Corporation (
): Director David P. Steiner Bought 5,000 Shares
Director of FedEx Corporation, David P. Steiner, bought 5,000
shares on 8/02/2012 at an average price of $89.69. FedEx
Corporation is a global transportation and logistics enterprise
that offers customers a one-stop source for global shipping,
logistics and supply chain solutions. FedEx Corporation has a
market cap of $28.33 billion; its shares were traded at around
$89.69 with a P/E ratio of 13.67 and P/S ratio of 0.66. The
dividend yield of FedEx Corporation stocks is 0.62%. FedEx
Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 0.5% over
the past 10 years.
On June 19, FedEx Corp. reported earnings of $1.73 per diluted
share for the fourth quarter ended May 31. Capital spending for
fiscal 2012 was $4.0 billion, of which $1.9 billion was for
investments in aircraft and related equipment.
Last week, Director David P. Steiner bought 5,000 shares of FDX
stock. In July, Executive Vice President, General
Counsel/Secretary Christine P. Richards and Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer Alan B. Graf Jr. sold
shares of FDX stock. President and CEO FedEx Freight William J.
Logue sold 10,181 shares in June. Chairman, President and CEO
Frederick W. Smith sold 280,000 shares in May. Director Paul S.
Walsh sold 8,000 shares in April and Executive Vice President and
Chief Information Officer Robert B Carter sold 4,786 shares in
Archer Daniels Midland Company (
): Senior Vice President Ray G. Young Bought 4,000
Senior Vice President of Archer Daniels Midland Company, Ray G.
Young, bought 4,000 shares on 8/03/2012 at an average price of
$25.49. Archer Daniels Midland Company is a world leader in
agricultural processing and fermentation technology. Archer
Daniels Midland Company has a market cap of $16.82 billion; its
shares were traded at around $25.49 with a P/E ratio of 11.35 and
P/S ratio of 0.21. The dividend yield of Archer Daniels Midland
Company stocks is 2.74%. Archer Daniels Midland Company had an
annual average earnings growth of 12.6% over the past 10 years.
GuruFocus rated Archer Daniels Midland Company the business
predictability rank of 5-star.
On July 31, Archer Daniels Midland Company reported financial
results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company reported
net earnings for the quarter of $284 million, or $0.43 per share,
down from $0.58 per share in the same period one year earlier.
Adjusted earnings per share were $0.38. Segment operating profit
was $544 million. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, net
earnings were $1.2 billion, or $1.84 per share. Adjusted earnings
per share were $2.25. Segment operating profit was $2.5 billion.
This month, Senior Vice President Ray G Young and Executive Vice
President and COO Juan R. Luciano bought shares of ADM stocks.
Vice President Michael Lusk, Vice President Randall R. Kampfe,
and Vice President & Gen Auditor Marc A. Sanner sold shares
Boston Scientific Corporation (
): President Michael F. Mahoney Bought 22,000 Shares
President of Boston Scientific Corporation, Michael F. Mahoney,
bought 22,000 shares on 7/31/2012 at an average price of $5.33.
Boston Scientific Corporation is a worldwide developer,
manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive medical devices.
Boston Scientific Corporation has a market cap of $7.59 billion;
its shares were traded at around $5.33 with a P/E ratio of 9.48
and P/S ratio of 1. Boston Scientific Corporation had an annual
average earnings growth of 0.9% over the past 10 years.
On July 26, Boston Scientific Corporation generated sales of
$1.828 billion and adjusted earnings per share of $0.17 for the
second quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company reported a GAAP
loss of $2.39 per share, lower than previous guidance due
primarily to the impact of an estimated $3.405 billion ($3.427
billion pre-tax) goodwill impairment charge associated with the
company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) reporting unit.
Last week, CEO William Kucheman and President Michael F. Mahoney
bought shares of BSX stock. Director Ernest Mario bought 40,000
shares in February.
The Timken Company (
): Chairman of the Board Ward J. Timken Jr. Bought 2,650
Chairman of the Board of The Timken Company, Ward J. Timken Jr.,
bought 2,650 shares on 7/30/2012 at an average price of $37.78.
Timken Company's activities are divided into two principal
segments. The Timken Company has a market cap of $3.68 billion;
its shares were traded at around $37.78 with a P/E ratio of 7.32
and P/S ratio of 0.71. The dividend yield of The Timken Company
stocks is 2.44%. The Timken Company had an annual average
earnings growth of 4.9% over the past 10 years.
On July 26, the Timken Company reported sales of $1.3 billion in
the second quarter of 2012, a one percent increase over the same
period a year ago. Timken generated income in the second quarter
of $183.6 million, or $1.86 per diluted share, compared with
$121.5 million, or $1.22 per diluted share during the same period
a year ago.
Last week, Chairman of the Board Ward J. Timken Jr. bought 2,650
shares of TKR stock. President-mob ind & aerospace Richard G.
Kyle, Director Jacqueline F. Woods, and President Production Ind.
and Supply Chain Christopher A. Coughlin sold shares in May.
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