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Weekly Top Insider Buys
Posted by: guruek (IP Logged)
Date: June 24, 2013 05:14PM
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider buys during the past week. The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:
Hess Corp. (HES): Director John H. Mullin III Bought 10,000 Shares
Director of Hess Corp (HES) John Mullin III bought 10,000 shares on 06/21/2013 at an average price of $62.87.
Hess Corp is a Delaware corporation, incorporated in 1920. Hess Corp has a market cap of $21.67 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.87 with a P/E ratio of 7.70 and P/S ratio of 0.70. The dividend yield of Hess Corp stocks is 0.60%. Hess Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 7.4% over the past 10 years.
On April 24, 2013 Hess Corporation reported net income of $1,276 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Adjusted earnings, which exclude gains on asset sales and other items affecting comparability of earnings between periods, were $669 million, or $1.95 per common share, representing a 30% increase on a per share basis over the same quarter last year.
Director Kevin Omar Meyers bought 1,000 shares of HES stock on 05/16/2013 at the average price of 68.55. Kevin Omar Meyers owns at least 2,750 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.29% since.
Dollar Tree Stores Inc. (DLTR): Director Conrad M. Hall Bought 3,000 Shares
Director of Dollar Tree Stores Inc. (DLTR) Conrad M. Hall bought 3,000 shares on 06/21/2013 at an average price of $49.62.
Dollar Tree Inc. was incorporated in the State of Virginia. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. has a market cap of $11.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.62 with a P/E ratio of 17.80 and P/S ratio of 1.50. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 17.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.
On May 23, 2013, Dollar Tree, North America's leading operator of discount variety stores selling everything for $1 or less, reported its results for the quarter ended May 4, 2013 (first quarter). Consolidated net sales for the first quarter were a record $1.87 billion, an 8.3% increase compared to $1.72 billion reported for the quarter ended April 28, 2012 (first quarter 2012). Comparable store sales increased 2.1%, on top of a 5.6% increase for the first quarter 2012.
Chief People Officer James E. Fothergill sold 5,352 shares of DLTR stock on 04/02/2013 at the average price of $47.62. James E. Fothergill owns at least 5,112 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.2% since.
For the complete list of stocks that bought by their company executives, go to: Insider Buys.
Stocks Discussed: HES, DLTR,