GuruFocus Insider Data
, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The
overall trend of CEOs is illustrated in the chart below:
Best Buy (
): CEO - Interim George Lawrence Mikan Iii Bought 100,000
CEO - Interim of Best Buy (
) George Lawrence Mikan Iii bought 100,000 shares on 05/23/2012
at an average price of $19.16. Best Buy operates in a single
business segment, selling personal computers and other home
office products, consumer electronics, entertainment software,
major appliances and related accessories principally through its
retail stores. Best Buy has a market cap of $6.17 billion; its
shares were traded at around $19.16 with a P/E ratio of 4.8 and
P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Best Buy stocks is 3.6%.
Best Buy had an annual average earnings growth of 14.1% over the
past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Best Buy
the business predictability rank of 4.5-star
owns 3,590,000 shares as of 12/31/2011, an increase of 24.22%
from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 1.8% of the
$4.77 billion portfolio of Oak Mark Fund.
owns 273,125 shares as of 03/31/2012, a decrease of 29.08% of
from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.1% of the
$6.43 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates. Leon Cooperman
sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2012.
Director Lisa Caputo bought 402 shares of BBY stock on 01/03/2012
at the average price of 23.66. Lisa Caputo owns at least 8,824
shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 19.02%
W&T Offshore (
): Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner Tracy W Krohn Bought 100,000
Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner of W&T Offshore (
) Tracy W Krohn bought 100,000 shares during the past week at an
average price of $15.62. W&T Offshore is an independent oil
and natural gas company focused primarily in the Gulf of Mexico
area, including the deep water. W&t Offshore has a market cap
of $1.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.62 with a
P/E ratio of 6.4 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of
W&t Offshore stocks is 2.1%.
WTI recently reported its first quarter 2012 financial results.
Revenues increased from the corresponding quarter in 2011 by
$25.0 million to $235.9 million for the first quarter on higher
realized oil prices and increased production volumes for all of
the company's products.
David Dreman owns 1,635,479 shares as of 03/31/2012, which
accounts for 0.72% of the $4.79 billion portfolio of Dreman Value
Director Stuart B Katz bought 5,000 shares of WTI stock on
05/17/2012 at the average price of 15.19. Stuart B Katz owns at
least 26,177 shares after this. The price of the stock has
increased by 2.83% since. Other insiders have also increased
their positions in the company.
Pulse Electronc (
): Chairman, President and CEO Ralph E Faison Bought 329,236
Chairman, President and CEO of Pulse Electronc (
) Ralph E Faison bought 329,236 shares during the past week at an
average price of $2.08. Pulse Electronics Corporation, formerly
known as Technitrol, Inc, is an electronic components provider
producing precision-engineered electronic components and modules.
Pulse Electronc has a market cap of $75.4 million; its shares
were traded at around $2.08 with and P/S ratio of 0.2. The
dividend yield of Pulse Electronc stocks is 2.8%.
PULS recently reported its first quarter 2011 results. Net sales
were $94.1 million, up 6.9 percent from $88.0 million in the
prior-year quarter, and up 4.0 percent from $90.5 million in the
Arnold Schneider owns 823,887 shares as of 03/31/2012, which
accounts for 0.17% of the $1.23 billion portfolio of Schneider
Capital Management. Mario Gabelli owns 53,000 shares as of
03/31/2012, which accounts for less than 0.01% of the $13.95
billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.
Director Steven G Crane bought 20,000 shares of PULS stock on
03/19/2012 at the average price of 2.63. Steven G Crane owns at
least 27,619 shares after this. The price of the stock has
decreased by 20.91% since.
Essex Rental (
): CEO & President Ronald Schad Bought 172,000
CEO & President of Essex Rental (
) Ronald Schad bought 172,000 shares on 05/18/2012 at an average
price of $3.42. Essex Rental Corp., formerly Hyde Park
Acquisition Corp. Essex Rental has a market cap of $77.5 million;
its shares were traded at around $3.42 with and P/S ratio of 0.9.
ESSX recently reported its first quarter 2012 results. Gross
profit increased $0.1 million to $3.4 million for the quarter
ended March 31, 2012 from $3.3 million the quarter ended March
10% Owner David M Knott sold 244,000 shares of ESSX stock on
05/18/2012 at the average price of 2.95. David M Knott owns at
least 2,354,766 shares after this. The price of the stock has
increased by 15.93% since.
Digital Domain (
): CEO, 10% Owner John C Textor Bought 63,000 Shares
CEO, 10% Owner of Digital Domain (
) John C Textor bought 63,000 shares during the past week at an
average price of $7.36. Digital Domain Media Group, Inc. is a
digital production company engaged in providing
computer-generated animation and digital visual effects for major
motion picture studios and advertisers in the United States.
Digital Domain has a market cap of $242.1 million; its shares
were traded at around $7.36 with and P/S ratio of 2.5.
DDMG recently announced its first quarter 2011 financial results.
The company reported revenue of$31.1 million and a GAAP net loss
attributable to common stockholders of $14.8 million, or $0.37
per basic share, for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.About
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