GuruFocus Insider Data
, these are the largest insider buys during the past week:
Schlumberger Limited (
), Apache Corporation (
), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (
), Donaldson Company Inc. (
) and BGC Partners Inc. (
The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:
Schlumberger Limited (
): Director Peter L. S. Currie Bought 5,000 Shares
Director of Schlumberger Limited Peter L. S. Currie bought 5,000
shares on 06/26/2012 at an average price of $64.91. Schlumberger
Limited is a global technology services company consisting of two
business segments, Schlumberger Oilfield Services and
SchlumbergerSema. Schlumberger Limited. has a market cap of
$86.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $64.91 with a
P/E ratio of 16.47 and P/S ratio of 2.19. The dividend yield of
Schlumberger Limited. stocks is 1.69%. Schlumberger Limited had
an annual average earnings growth of 1.9% over the past five
On April 20, Schlumberger Limited reported first-quarter 2012
revenue of $10.61 billion versus $10.97 billion in the fourth
quarter of 2011, and $8.72 billion in the first quarter of 2011.
Net income attributable to Schlumberger, excluding charges and
credits, was $1.31 billion - a decrease of 12% sequentially but
an increase of 35% year-on-year. Diluted earnings-per-share,
excluding charges and credits, was $0.98 versus $1.11 in the
previous quarter, and $0.71 in the first quarter of 2011.
Schlumberger recorded charges of $0.01 per share in the first
quarter of 2012 versus $0.06 per share in the previous quarter,
and $0.02 per share in the first quarter of 2011.
Last week, Director
Peter L. S. Currie
bought 5,000 shares of SLB stock. Vice President
sold 8,000 shares in March. Vice President
and Director Andrew Gould sold shares in February.
Apache Corporation (
): Director Charles J. Pitman Bought 1,100 Shares
Director of Apache Corporation Charles J. Pitman bought 1,100
shares on 6/26/2012 at an average price of $87.83. Apache
Corporation is an independent energy company that explores for,
develops and produces natural gas, crude oil and natural gas
liquids. Apache Corporation has a market cap of $34.35 billion;
its shares were traded at around $87.83 with a P/E ratio of 7.26
and P/S ratio of 2.03. The dividend yield of Apache Corporation
stocks is 0.77%. Apache Corporation had an annual average
earnings growth of 15.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated
Apache Corporation the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.
On May 3, Apache Corporation reported record worldwide production
in the first-quarter of 2012 as the company benefitted from
higher prices for oil and natural gas liquids and its balanced
approach helped it weather the continuing deterioration of North
American natural gas prices. Daily production increased 7 percent
over the same period the prior year, adjusted for dispositions.
Worldwide production was 769,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe)
per day, compared with 732,000 boe per day the same period the
year before. Last year's total included 11,000 boe per day from
certain assets in Canada and East Texas that were sold in the
second half of 2011.
Last week, Director Charles J. Pitman bought 1,100 shares of APA
stock. Senior Vice President Janine J. Mcardle sold 1,568 shares
in March. President and Roger B. Plank, Exec. Vice President W
Kregg Olson, and Corporate Secretary Cheri L. Peper sold shares
in February. Chairman and CEO G. Steven Farris sold 7,000 shares
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (
): Director Merrill A. Miller Jr. Bought 27,700 Shares
Director of Chesapeake Energy Corporation Merrill A. Miller Jr.
bought 27,700 shares on 6/27/2012 at an average price of $18.63.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. is an independent oil and gas company
engaged in the development, exploration, acquisition and
production of onshore natural gas and oil reserves. Chesapeake
Energy Corporation has a market cap of $12.32 billion; its shares
were traded at around $18.63 with a P/E ratio of 8.3 and P/S
ratio of 1.06. The dividend yield of Chesapeake Energy
Corporation stocks is 1.88%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation had an
annual average earnings growth of 8% over the past 10 years.
On May 8, Chesapeake Midstream Partners LP announced financial
results for the 2012 first quarter. The partnership's 2012 first
quarter net income totaled $52.4 million, an increase of $13.6
million, or 35.1%, from the 2011 first quarter. Adjusted EBITDA
for the 2012 first quarter was $118.4 million, up $46.3 million,
or 64.2%, from 2011 first quarter adjusted EBITDA of $72.1
million. Revenue for the 2012 first quarter was $154.7 million,
an increase of $31.2 million, or 25.3%, compared to 2011 first
quarter revenue of $123.5 million.
This month, Director R. Brad Martin, Director Merrill A. Miller
Jr. and Executive Vice President Operations and COO Steven C.
Dixon bought shares of CHK stock.
Donaldson Company Inc. (
): Vice President Wim Vermeersch Bought 2,000 Shares
Vice President of Donaldson Company Inc. Wim Vermeersch bought
2,000 shares on 06/25/2012 at an average price of $33.36.
Donaldson Company Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of air
cleaners, liquid filters and exhaust products and accessories for
heavy duty mobile equipment; in-plant air cleaning systems; air
intake systems and exhaust products for industrial gas turbines;
and specialized filters for diverse applications. Donaldson
Company, Inc. has a market cap of $4.97 billion; its shares were
traded at around $33.36 with a P/E ratio of 19.86 and P/S ratio
of 2.17. The dividend yield of Donaldson Company, Inc. stocks is
1.08%. Donaldson Company, Inc. had an annual average earnings
growth of 10.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Donaldson
Company Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.
On May 18, Donald Company Inc. reported results for the third
fiscal quarter of 2012. The impact of foreign currency
translation decreased sales by $11.6 million, or 2.0 percent,
during the third quarter and decreased sales by $2.4 million, or
0.1 percent, year-to-date, compared to the same periods last
year. The impact of foreign currency translation decreased
reported net earnings by $0.9 million, or 1.5 percent, during the
third quarter and decreased reported net earnings by $0.2
million, or 0.1 percent, for the year. Gross margin was 35.3
percent for the quarter and 35.1 percent year-to-date, compared
to prior year margins of 35.2 percent for the quarter and
Last week, Vice President Wim Vermeersch bought 2,000 shares of
DCI stock. Director Jack W. Eugster and Director John F.
Grundhofer sold shares in March. Director Jeffrey Noddle sold
6,730 shares in February. Vice President David W. Timm sold 6,000
shares in January.
BGC Partners Inc. (
): Director Albert M. Weis Bought 10,000 Shares
Director of BGC Partners Inc. (
) Albert M. Weis bought 10,000 shares on 06/28/2012 at an average
price of $5.87. BGC Partners Inc. is a global full-service
inter-dealer broker, specializing in the trading of financial
instruments and related derivatives products. BGC Partners Inc.
has a market cap of $818.45 million; its shares were traded at
around $5.87 with a P/E ratio of 7.72 and P/S ratio of 0.56. The
dividend yield of BGC Partners Inc. stocks is 11.58%. BGC
Partners Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 6.3% over
the past 10 years.
On May 3, BGC Partners Inc. reported its financial results for
the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenues grew by 10.5 percent
to $403.9 million, compared with $365.5 million. GAAP income from
operations before income taxes was $18.9 million, down 22.9
percent compared with $24.5 million. GAAP net income for fully
diluted shares was $15.8 million or $0.06 per share, down 24.2
percent compared with $20.8 million or $0.09 per share.
Last week, Director Albert M. Weis bought 10,000 shares of BGCP
stock. Director Barry R. Sloane sold 2,928 shares in January.
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