Monthly Archives: January 2010

Weekly Insider Trading Roundup January 28

Insider Buying Highlights American Express Company (AXP)$592.76K, Form4Oracle Insider Sentiment Rating – Strong Buy: Akerson Daniel F, Director bought $380.00K, increasing his holdings by 13% Chernin Peter, Director bought $212.76K, increasing his holdings by 28% InterMune Inc. (ITMN)$60.00M, Form4Oracle Insider Sentiment Rating – Strong Buy: Leff Jonathan S, Director bought $30.00M, increasing his holdings by […]

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Barron’s: Nelson Peltz Pares Back in Heinz, Tiffany

KETCHUP AND DIAMONDS TYPICALLY don’t mix, but they’ve both found places in the portfolio of star investor Nelson Peltz. But recently Peltz’s Trian Fund Management, which holds positions in H.J. Heinz (ticker: HNZ) and Tiffany & Co. (TIF), has been cashing in on runs at both companies, selling shares worth a respective $30 million and […]

Weekly Insider Trading Roundup January 21

Insider Buying Highlights Bemis Co. Inc. (BMS)$411.18K, Form4Oracle Insider Sentiment Rating – Strong Buy: Seashore Gene H, Vice President bought $133.56K, increasing his holdings by 10% O Shaughnessy Roger D, Director bought $75.03K, increasing his holdings by 9% Manganello Timothy, Director bought $75.03K, increasing his holdings by 8% Weaver Philip G, Director bought $90.03K, increasing […]

Barron’s: SAIC Insiders Sell $2 Million in Stock

SAIC (TICKER: SAI) HAS TRADED at a premium to many of its major defense-industry peers since it went public in October 2006, but the company’s revenue and stock-price growth have slowed lately. Recently a cluster of executives have retreated, selling more than $2 million in stock combined. The most recent sale of the latest spate […]

Weekly Insider Trading Roundup January 14

Insider Buying Highlights Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (SNTA)$3.47M, Form4Oracle Insider Sentiment Rating – Strong Buy: Kovner Bruce, Director,10% Owner bought $2.48M, increasing his holdings by 6% Gollust Keith R, Director bought $450.00K, increasing his holdings by 6% Wilson Robert N, Director bought $450.00K, increasing his holdings by 27% Note, that all purchases are identically priced. Associated […]

WSJ: Married Executives Scoop Up Optimer Stock

A married couple in the top management of Optimer Pharmaceuticals has gone bullish on the stock in recent weeks. Through option exercises and open-market purchases, Chief Executive Michael Chang and Chief Operating Officer Tessie Che have raised their holdings by more than 16% as the drug developer awaits results from an important clinical trial. The […]

Barron’s: CVS Caremark Exec’s $1.5 Million Buy

AS A PROPOSED TAX ON pharmacy benefit managers was cut from the Senate’s new health-care bill, a weight was lifted off shares of CVS Caremark (ticker: CVS). The company could fare well as it assists in managing burgeoning health-care costs, and now a recently hired division president is bullish, buying $1.5 million in shares. Per […]

Weekly Insider Trading Roundup January 7

Insider Buying Highlights Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT)$1.89M, Form4Oracle Insider Sentiment Rating – Strong Buy: Elsztain Eduardo S, Director,10% Owner bought $1.62M, increasing his holdings by 10% Hutchison Thomas J III, Director bought $274.85K, increasing his holdings by 49% ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP)$1.10M, Form4Oracle Insider Sentiment Rating – Strong Buy: Essex Woodlands Health Ventures Fund Vi […]