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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: SCTY, HLX, COH, EVEP, OPK
Posted by: GuruFocus (IP Logged)
Date: October 26, 2013 06:27PM

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CEOs is illustrated in the chart below:


SolarCity Corp (SCTY): CEO Lyndon R. Rive Bought 107,434 Shares

CEO of SolarCity Corp (SCTY) Lyndon R. Rive bought 107,434 shares on 10/21/2013 at an average price of $58.03. Solarcity Corp has a market cap of $4.77 billion; its shares were traded at around $58.03 with and P/S ratio of 21.74.

SolarCity Corp. recently reported its second quarter 2013 financial results. For the second quarter of 2013, the company announced Operating Lease revenue of $20.6 million, rising 79% from $11.5 million in the second quarter of 2012. Total revenue decreased 19% year-over-year to $37.9 million.

John Burbank owns 200,000 shares as of 06/30/2013, which accounts for 0.25% of the $3.04 billion portfolio of Passport Capital.

Chief Revenue Officer Hayden Barnard bought 107,434 shares of SCTY stock on 10/21/2013 at the average price of 46.54. Hayden Barnard owns at least 107,434 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 24.69% since.

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX): PRESIDENT & CEO Owen E Kratz Bought 50,000 Shares PRESIDENT & CEO of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) Owen E Kratz bought 50,000 shares on 10/24/2013 at an average price of $24.03. Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc has a market cap of $2.54 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.03 with and P/S ratio of 2.96.

Helix Energy Solutions recently reported net income of $44.6 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2013 compared to net income of $14.9 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the same period in 2012, and $27.2 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2013.

John Keeley owns 2,073,513 shares as of 06/30/2013, an increase of 15.16% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.95% of the $5 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management. Joel Greenblatt sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2013.

Executive Vice President & CFO Anthony Tripodo sold 5,000 shares of HLX stock on 09/18/2013 at the average price of 27.16. Anthony Tripodo owns at least 212,804 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 11.52% since.

Coach Inc. (COH): Chairman and CEO Lew Frankfort Bought 21,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Coach Inc. (COH) Lew Frankfort bought 21,000 shares on 10/24/2013 at an average price of $49.89. Coach, Inc. has a market cap of $14.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.89 with a P/E ratio of 13.40 and P/S ratio of 2.81. The dividend yield of Coach, Inc. stocks is 2.56%. Coach, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 19.10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Coach Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Coach Inc. recently announced its fiscal first quarter 2013 financial results. The company reported sales of $1.15 billion for its first fiscal quarter ended September 28, 2013, compared with $1.16 billion reported in the same period of the prior year, a decrease of 1%.

Steve Mandel bought 5,858,347 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2013, which is 1.6% of the $20.53 billion portfolio of Lone Pine Capital. Dodge & Cox bought 6,736,200 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2013, which is 0.46% of the $84.2 billion portfolio of Dodge & Cox. James Barrow bought 102,400 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2013, which is 0.0098% of the $59.52 billion portfolio of Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss.

Pres, Exec Creative Director Reed Krakoff sold 92,273 shares of COH stock on 09/05/2013 at the average price of 53.41. Reed Krakoff owns at least 38,406 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.59% since.

EV Energy Partner LP (EVEP): President and CEO Mark A Houser Bought 15,000 Shares

President and CEO of EV Energy Partner LP (EVEP) Mark A Houser bought 15,000 shares on 10/18/2013 at an average price of $36.70. Ev Energy Partner Lp has a market cap of $1.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.70 with and P/S ratio of 5.21. The dividend yield of Ev Energy Partner Lp stocks is 8.36%.

EV Energy recently announced its second quarter 2013 financial results. Adjusted EBITDAX for the quarter was $52.6 million, a 9 percent increase over the first quarter of 2013 and a 20 percent decrease from the second quarter of 2012. Distributable Cash Flow for the quarter was $26.1 million, a 20 percent increase over the first quarter of 2013 and a 24 percent decrease from the second quarter of 2012.

Exec. Chairman of the Board John B Walker bought 135,000 shares of EVEP stock on 10/18/2013 at the average price of $36.86. John B. Walker owns at least 1,947,040 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.43% since.

Opko Health Inc. (OPK): CEO & Chairman, Director, 10% Owner Phillip Md Et Al Frost Bought 42,700 Shares

CEO & Chairman, Director, 10% Owner of Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) Phillip Md Et Al Frost bought 42,700 shares during the past week at an average price of $10.74. Opko Health, Inc. has a market cap of $4.33 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.74 with and P/S ratio of 39.84.

Mario Gabelli owns 15,000 shares as of 06/30/2013, which accounts for 0.0007% of the $15.91 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

Executive VP-Administration Steven D Rubin bought 4,300 shares of OPK stock on 05/01/2013 at the average price of $6.46. Steven D. Rubin owns at least 19,686,014 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 66.25% since.



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