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Symbol Company Number of Guru Buys Number of Insiders Bought Rate of Share Buyback (%) Price ($) Market Cap ($M)P/EYield (%)
AER AerCap Holdings NV5016.1% $44.509448.16412.900.00
ACAT Arctic Cat Inc2015.5% $36.46472.04119.201.37
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals (ETF)1015.2% $123.6811.5000.001.60
CSWC Capital Southwest Corporation1314.6% $48.70756.96042.600.41
GPRE Green Plains Inc3113.3% $23.25874.4095.901.20
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF1013.3% $181.1914206.7000.002.50
CPLA Capella Education Co1012.3% $64.82791.75721.402.19
IRM Iron Mountain Inc1110.9% $36.757118.63019.704.05
NE Noble Corp PLC4010.8% $16.644197.5885.409.01
SSI Stage Stores Inc2110.7% $21.42677.50261.402.54
PLT Plantronics3010.2% $50.442168.81218.701.19
EAT Brinker International Inc2010.2% $59.463753.03225.001.75
CENTA Central Garden & Pet Co1010% $9.68483.25628.600.00
UTHR United Therapeutics Corp208.9% $155.057235.48825.200.00
ASEI American Science & Engineering Inc147.6% $52.29386.270102.503.82
QNST QuinStreet Inc127.5% $6.71298.5420.000.00
ICON Iconix Brand Group Inc207.4% $33.771620.13512.700.00
RRD RR Donnelley & Sons Co207% $19.073810.41133.105.45
VSH Vishay Intertechnology Inc706.9% $14.242101.39718.701.69
ENR Energizer Holdings Inc506.8% $133.838316.14823.701.49
CVG Convergys Corporation106.7% $22.352213.63020.001.21
CNOB ConnectOne Bancorp Inc106.7% $18.26541.68420.501.64
TBNK Territorial Bancorp Inc106.2% $21.52214.54614.402.88
BLL Ball Corp106.1% $71.719848.86721.700.73
WOR Worthington Industries Inc256% $27.001836.78412.902.44
HNHPF Hon Hai Precision Ind Co Ltd106% $5.2738980.62711.301.26
ACM Aecom515.9% $30.064673.59629.400.00
PLCE Children's Place Inc105.4% $56.991207.99122.700.93
SEM Select Medical Holdings Corp205.4% $13.561779.45915.302.95
CENX Century Aluminum Co105.4% $18.971687.34747.400.00
KAI Kadant Inc105.3% $44.24481.63519.501.36
PT Portugal Telecom SA105.1% $0.76668.4668.5017.86
PFF iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (ETF)104.8% $40.1610679.1000.006.30
PL Protective Life Corp204.8% $69.955522.40013.201.30
IXN iShares S&P Global Technology Sect.(ETF)104.7% $98.90957.8000.000.90
IXJ iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sect.(ETF)104.7% $106.661344.8000.003.40
BBOX Black Box Corp104.7% $21.99337.8370.001.77
PLUS Eplus Inc104.6% $83.17614.65413.800.00
STRA Strayer Education Inc104.4% $60.87663.68614.001.60
BDC Belden Inc104.4% $88.783774.67552.300.23
THO Thor Industries Inc214.3% $61.663291.93918.601.62
FINL Finish Line Inc204.2% $24.481142.65214.201.35
NDSN Nordson Corp104% $76.934785.96520.001.09
GDL The Gabelli Global Deal Fund104% $10.33262.7000.0016.90
VAR Varian Medical Systems Inc404% $92.979303.67124.200.00
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF)104% $108.4049307.3000.001.00
MANH Manhattan Associates Inc103.9% $49.853700.58846.100.00
NUTR Nutraceutical International Corp103.8% $16.38157.82210.500.00
WEN Wendy's Co203.7% $11.094076.99734.301.89
ABMD Abiomed Inc203.6% $60.792498.877139.700.00
SPTN SpartanNash Company203.3% $26.55995.51835.901.81
MCRL Micrel Inc103.2% $14.93842.30764.101.34
SENEA Seneca Foods Corp103% $27.04290.22345.000.00
MGA Magna International Inc402.9% $108.9623290.10815.101.40
AES The AES Corporation302.9% $12.979113.16612.401.93
ASPS Altisource Portfolio Solutions SA112.7% $20.14408.2772.900.00
SRSC Sears Canada Inc202.6% $9.80998.4018.000.00
CEB Corporate Executive Board Co102.6% $78.212631.00076.001.34
ISCA International Speedway Corp202.6% $31.031445.51021.500.77
AMIC American Independence Corp102.5% $10.3483.53920.000.00
SHLM A Schulman Inc202.5% $42.581239.28323.101.90
KFRC Kforce Inc102.5% $23.60721.87110.101.74
FCF First Commonwealth Financial Corp122.1% $8.48777.80817.403.30
UMPQ Umpqua Holdings Corp212% $16.543645.17121.503.63
STE Steris Corp202% $64.523843.76429.201.39
ITB iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF)101.9% $27.6492.8000.000.90
LL Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc521.9% $51.861403.81422.500.00
PCO Pendrell Corp101.9% $1.14304.1780.000.00
CODE Spansion Inc301.9% $36.082279.4090.000.00
NNI Nelnet Inc101.8% $46.622156.5967.100.86
IWV iShares Russell 3000 Index (ETF)201.8% $125.686895.9000.001.50
IWS iShares Russell Midcap Value Index (ETF)101.8% $75.685441.4000.001.90
TUES Tuesday Morning Corp121.8% $18.98832.162677.900.00
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR (ETF)201.8% $24.3511823.1000.001.60
MCF Contango Oil & Gas Co101.8% $23.53455.89898.000.00
XLG Rydex Russell Top 50 ETF101.8% $145.091310.7000.002.70
IWP iShares Russell Midcap Growth Idx. (ETF)101.8% $97.964829.8000.001.00
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (ETF)101.8% $100.4224674.4000.001.40
WGP Western Gas Equity Partners LP111.6% $62.5413690.63064.101.80
ANW Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc101.6% $14.66707.31139.100.34
TSO Tesoro Corp301.4% $91.8411542.56314.201.39
PERY Perry Ellis International Inc101.4% $23.60368.6080.000.00
TK Teekay Corp101.4% $44.243205.4640.002.86
MKTX MarketAxess Holdings Inc101.3% $79.592971.37440.300.85
EPAX Ambassadors Group Inc101.3% $2.4742.0980.001.80
PGC Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp111.3% $19.65241.48217.201.02
TLK Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk101.2% $45.1022730.39919.803.09
LSTR Landstar System Inc101.2% $70.223145.46922.800.38
GFIG GFI Group Inc111.1% $6.09776.4820.001.64
BWX SPDR Barclays Capital Intl Tresy Bd ETF101.1% $53.871752.9000.002.00
BWS Brown Shoe Co Inc101.1% $30.001312.81918.100.93
NTCT NetScout Systems Inc201.1% $40.321661.88929.700.00
BRLI Bio-Reference Laboratories Inc201% $34.94969.57320.700.00
ADSK Autodesk Inc301% $64.2414615.917120.800.00
EDU New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc101% $19.163022.65615.100.00

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Only the transactions in Open Market or Private Sale at the market prices are included. Other transactions such as Conversion of derivative security or Exercise of Options are not included. Insiders are only limited to Officers and/or Directors of the company.

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ReplyButle49056@yahoo - 1 week ago
What is the best time of day to daytrade? Is the best time the last hour or so of the regular session, ie. 930-4PM. I have been observing volatility at the open and then volatility around an hour of the close and even the last 15 minutes to close and seems like a lot of volatility at last hour to 15 minutes of close. Instead of being sucked into the market open with all the overnite orders being filled I thought I would have a plan to do other things during the day (I am retired) and then day trade the last hour or so of every day and then see if I can be more successful. What I find if I begin day trading at open is that I get so involved that I spend the entire Does anyone have any insight from their experience over the years as to the best time of the day to daytrade??? Please help.
ReplyDarrellL - 1 month ago
Can you identify stock purchases and option exercises separately in your Company "Insider Ownership" Monthly Summaries and your "Insider Trades" data files? Also, adding separate columns for the number of monthly purchases, sales, and options exercises would be fantastic. Thanks.
ReplyJazgal - 2 months ago
maybe because when they exercise their options it is not done in open market ... usually a compensation .. and usually exercise them then sell them - 2 months ago

Why does the insider trading information does not show CEO's Buying through exercising option ? For example, AEL (ticker) CEO MATOVINA JOHN M executed insider transaction on Nov 24th and I am not able to find that anywhere.
ReplyKazumaQB - 6 months ago
GuruFocus Staff,

Tim Gitzel is the CEO of Cameco Corp, but many of the things on this page list Clear Channel Outdoors Holdings Inc. Please fix the error.
ReplyJschmitz47 - 7 months ago
I second this.
ReplyJschmitz47 - 7 months ago,
Go run some of the tutorials. They're not bad.
ReplyJschmitz47 - 7 months ago
When I sort these (by ticker), it only sorts the current page - i.e. 20 or so records. I would like to see all the transactions for one ticker together to look for cluster buys or cluster sales.
ReplyRay.wong - 9 months ago
SPY is the ticker of the ETF that tracks the S&P 500.
ReplyWang3stone - 9 months ago
What's the meaning of SPY curve?
ReplyVipertonic - 9 months ago
everywhere you go asks for 7 day free trial. Rather than joining I may remove from bookmarks.
ReplyVipertonic - 9 months ago
There should be more that you don't need to subscribe for. This site may be useful but the hard sell is off-putting.
ReplySm2200 - 10 months ago
What are the steps to get Insider Sells
ReplyGurufocus - 1 year ago

please read this: - 1 year ago
I need help! Can someone explain what these graphs are telling me. I am a quick study once its broken down.

Thank you!
ReplyJungsoojang - 1 year ago
Thanks a lot.
ReplyGurufocus - 1 year ago

you can do that with All-IN-One Screener:
ReplyPeporter - 1 year ago
What is everyone's take on DUTV with it's position and growth ??
ReplyDavidWX - 1 year ago
You know what would be awesome? If we could generate a list of insider cluster buys which include one CEO and or CFO buy.
ReplyJungsoojang - 1 year ago
ReplyFerrazo - 1 year ago
It would be useful to have a more detailed graph... relative to the ttm or 6 months.. t - 1 year ago
Great functionality. Can you add the PE column to this table? Thanks.
ReplyGurufocus - 2 years ago
All In One screener allows you to sort Insider data any ways you want:
ReplyKostinkopower - 2 years ago
I agree. cant sort the way i want.
ReplyGurufocus - 5 years ago
As you can see from this page, there are 619 pages in total, data goes back to 3 years ago. Therefore, if we want to sort, we have to sort within certain ranges, either within a time period or within certain number of buys/sells.
ReplyPcspcs - 5 years ago
Your system does not allow proper sorting. Sorts the current page, not the entire list. I want to sort the entire list by company, trade price, etc. Also, sometimes headings do not show as sort links. Many times page must be refreshed several times to correct this.
ReplySumnerg - 5 years ago
Seems to be error in heading above.

" Stocks That Have Been Sold ...." should read "Stocks That Have Bought..."

ReplyPuff6962 - 5 years ago
I would like to see the insider buys with a column also showing the DCF margin of safety calculation. 10/5/1 year book value growth would also be great.
ReplyGurufocus - 5 years ago
Insider Sells have also been added.
ReplyGurufocus - 5 years ago
Thank you for the valuable suggestions. We will work toward that.

Of course if you can recommend GuruFocus to the media, it will be very helpful to its "long live", especially during this tough time.

ReplyNewhigh - 5 years ago
Thanks for the great changes to the Insider section! This will save me a great deal of time. And hopefully get you new clients who are currently dependent on other (very expensive) insider subscription services. Can I suggest a couple of important refinements to what you have already done? You'd be providing a really unique, not to mentionally highly marketable, service if you can do the following:

1. I love it when CFOs or other savvy operators massively increase their holdings on the open market. Can we somehow download a list of those companies with the highest % change in insider buying in the last x months? My own personal interest would be to look at those companies where CFOs are using their own money to massively increase their holdings by 500% or more - a sure vote of confidence in the company's future prospects; when screening, it would be nice if your system could allow us to eliminate those stocks where insiders have been selling in the last x months.

2. I only like to buy stocks where savvy insiders, eg CFOs, are buying on the open market AND, most importantly, where ROE has improved recently. Is there some way you can adapt the system to screen for these criteria? Displaying a few fundabentals like "%change in ROE" in the excel download, together with the insider data, would be a great start.

3. The great Peter Lynch was fond of stocks where institutional ownership was very low - often below 1%. Stocks with increasing institutional ownership will always fare well, especially when insiders are buying as well. Is there some way you can adapt the system so we can select only those stocks where last reported institutional ownership was above or below x%? Data on institutional ownership is freely available eg.

I spend so much time doing the above manually. If you get this going, I will take great pleasure in recommending your site to interested journalists at Investors Business Daily and Barrons.

Long live Gurufocus! Keep up the great work.

Many thanks

ReplyGurufocus - 5 years ago
This page has been updated to include sector/industr, market cap, positions of the insiders in Excel download.
ReplyGurufocus - 5 years ago
Yes, these can be done. We will update the insider download page to include these.

Can you also let us know how you use the downloaded data, if possible? Maybe we can include some more info into the download which will reduce your work?
ReplyNewhigh - 5 years ago
1. I need to download a list of CFO insider buys. Everytime I try to download this from Gurufocus, I seem to get a list of all insiders, not just the CFOs. Can the system be improved to allow us to download by criteria such as "officer", "CFO", "director" etc

2. Is there a way we can download or list the following:
- Insider buys in x weeks as a percent of total number of listed shares.
- Insider buys by sector.

Hope you can help. I'm currently having to subscribe to other services for this information.
ReplyM.aboulwafa - 6 years ago
yes if you see heavy selling the way Mozilo sold Countrywide, and we shorted at $40, then we could have made serious money. Especially when its just not one insider but several.
ReplyAugustabound - 6 years ago
Sure, I guess if multiple insiders are selling in a poor or declining business that could be a flag.
ReplyCallaquin - 6 years ago
if you think the businesss if flawed and then see insider selling, this can help you decide no? i never check insider activity, but im just saying...
ReplyAugustabound - 6 years ago
m.aboulwafa Wrote:
> we have insider buys but what about an insider
> sell tool?

I like to go by how Peter Lynch described insider selling, they can do it for many reasons, few of which are in reaction to the business model.
A lot of variables go with insider selling from locking in profits, to selling for personal reasons like paying down debt, a renovation, divorce, child expenses etc.
There's only one reason for insider buying, confidence in the company and it's direction.

ReplyGurufocus - 6 years ago
There are much more insider sales than insider buys. Currently insider sales are only listed under specific stocks.

By the way, why an overall picture of Insider sells are important?
ReplyM.aboulwafa - 6 years ago
CEO,CFO sells
ReplyM.aboulwafa - 6 years ago
we have insider buys but what about an insider sell tool?
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