Insiders Seeing Green With OSTK At New 52-Week High

In trading on Friday, shares of Inc (Symbol: OSTK) touched a new 52-week high of $29.75/share. That's a 232.03% rise, or $20.79 per share from the 52-week low of $8.96 set back on 06/07/2019. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased OSTK stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.

Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, OSTK has seen 2 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
03/27/2019 Joseph J. Tabacco Jr. Director 5,000 $18.20 $90,984.50
05/20/2019 Joseph J. Tabacco Jr. Director 40,000 $10.45 $418,050.00
08/30/2019 Jonathan E. Johnson III Interim CEO 2,000 $15.98 $31,959.00

The chart below shows where OSTK has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included. Inc  Moving Averages Chart

In afternoon trading on Friday, OSTK shares are changing hands at $27.15/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.

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