GuruFocus Insider Data
, these are the largest insider buys during the past week:
Stoneridge Inc. (
), American Capital Agency Corp. (
), The Clorox Company (
), Christopher & Banks Corp. (
The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:
Stoneridge Inc. (
): Executive Vice President and CFO George E. Strickler Bought
Executive Vice President and CFO of Stoneridge Inc., George E.
Strickler, bought 4,600 shares on 12/10/2012 at an average price
of $1.151. Stoneridge Inc. was founded in 1965. It's a global
designer and manufacturer of highly engineered electrical and
electronic components, modules and systems for the commercial
vehicle, automotive, agricultural, motorcycle and off-highway
vehicle markets. Stoneridge Inc. has a market cap of $136.78
million; its shares were traded at around $5.16 with a P/E ratio
of 9.25 and P/S ratio of 0.18.
On Oct. 24, Stoneridge Inc. announced financial results for the
third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Third-quarter 2012 net sales
were $219.3 million, an increase of $23.4 million, or 11.9%,
compared with $195.9 million for the third quarter of 2011. Net
income for the third quarter of 2012 was $0.4 million, or $0.02
per diluted share, compared with net income of $4.5 million, or
$0.18 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2011.
This month, President and CEO
John C. Corey
and Executive Vice President and CFO
George E. Strickler
bought shares of SRI stock.
American Capital Agency Corp. (
): Director Alvin N. Puryear Bought 3,000 Shares
Director of American Capital Agency Corp., Alvin N. Puryear,
bought 3,000 shares during the past week at an average price of
$30.17. American Capital Agency Corp. was organized on Jan. 7,
2008, and commenced operations on May 20, 2008 following the
completion of its initial public offering ('IPO'). American
Capital Agency Corp. has a market cap of $10.63 billion; its
shares were traded at around $30.17 with a P/E ratio of 6.81 and
P/S ratio of 9.36. The dividend yield of American Capital Agency
Corp. stocks is 16.07%.
On Oct. 29, American Capital Agency Corp. reported comprehensive
income for the third quarter of 2012 of $1.3 billion, or $3.98
per common share, and net book value of $32.49 per common share.
Economic return, defined as dividends on common shares plus the
change in net book value per common share, for the period was
$4.33 per common share, or 59% on an annualized basis.
This month, CEO
and Director Alvin N. Puryear bought shares of AGNC stock.
Executive Vice President and Secretary Samuel Allan Flax bought
4,950 shares in November. President and CIO Gary D. Kain bought
20,000 shares in August and Senior Vice President Christopher
Kuehl sold 1,216 shares in September.
The Clorox Company (
): Director George J. Harad Bought 3,000 Shares
Director of Clorox Company, George J. Harad, bought 3,000 shares
on 12/10/2012 at an average price of $75.4. Clorox Company was
founded in Oakland, Calif., in 1913 and is incorporated in
Delaware. Clorox Company has a market cap of $9.95 billion; its
shares were traded at around $75.4 with a P/E ratio of 18.03 and
P/S ratio of 1.82. The dividend yield of Clorox Company stocks is
3.36%. Clorox Company had an annual average earnings growth of 8%
over the past 10 years.
On Oct. 31, The Clorox Company reported 3 percent sales growth
and a 110 basis-point increase in gross margin for the quarter,
which ended Sept. 30. Clorox reported first-quarter earnings of
$133 million, or $1.01 diluted earnings per share (
). This compares with $130 million, or 98 cents diluted EPS, in
the year-ago quarter. Current-quarter results reflect higher
sales and gross margin expansion, partially offset by higher
selling and administration expenses, including continued
investments in the company's information technology (
Last week, Director George J. Harad bought 3,000 shares of CLX
stock. Director Tully M. Friedman and Senior Vice President and
General Counsel Laura Stein sold shares this month. Senior Vice
President and Chief Marketing Officer Thomas P. Britanik and
Executive Vice President Strategy & Growth Frank A. Tataseo
sold shares last month.
Christopher & Banks Corp. (
): Chair, Board of Directors Paul L. Snyder Bought 5,100
Chair, Board of Directors of Christopher & Banks Corp., Paul
L. Snyder, bought 5,100 shares on 12/14/2012 at an average price
of $1.429. Christopher & Banks Corporation is a Delaware
Corporation, incorporated in 1986 to acquire Braun's Fashions
Inc. Christopher & Banks Corporation has a market cap of
$176.21 million; its shares were traded at around $4.91 with and
P/S ratio of 0.43.
On Nov. 29, Christopher & Banks Corporation reported results
for the 13 and 39-week periods ended Oct. 27, 2012.
For the third quarter of fiscal 2012, the company reported net
sales of $117.3 million, operating income of $3.6 million and net
income of $0.10 per diluted share, the first comparable period
quarterly profit in ten quarters. Operating income totaled $3.6
million and included approximately $333,000 in pre-tax expenses
related to restructuring charges. This compares to an operating
loss of $14.0 million for the thirteen weeks ended October 29,
2011. Net income for the quarter totaled $3.6 million, or $0.10
per diluted share. Net loss for the thirteen weeks ended October
29, 2011 totaled $13.7 million, or $0.39per share.
This month, Chair, Board of Directors Paul L. Snyder, Director
Lisa W. Wardell, and Director Anne L. Jones bought shares of CBK
stock. Chair, Board of Directors Paul L. Snyder and Director
William F. Sharpe III bought shares in September.
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