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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: PG, AUMN, PNK, BOOT, CAMP

October 30, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG): COB, Pres. & CEO Robert A Mcdonald Bought 6,423 Shares

COB, Pres. & CEO of The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Robert A Mcdonald bought 6,423 shares on 10/28/2010 at an average price of $63.57. The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets a broad range of consumer products in many countries throughout the world. The Procter & Gamble Company has a market cap of $179.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.57 with a P/E ratio of 17.3 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of The Procter & Gamble Company stocks is 3.1%. The Procter & Gamble Company had an annual average earning growth of 12.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Procter & Gamble Company the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

PG recently reported first quarter diluted net earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.02 per share, an increase of five percent and above the Company's guidance range of $0.97 to $1.01.

John Hussman bought 986,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010, which is 1.01% of the $5.83 billion portfolio of Hussman Economtrics Advisors, Inc.. Mario Gabelli owns 421,693 shares as of 06/30/2010, a decrease of 73.87% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.16% of the $16.22 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

Buy: Director Patricia A Woertz bought 1,660 shares of PG stock on 05/07/2010 at the average price of 60.21. Patricia A Woertz owns at least 5,916 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.58% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

American Uranium Mining Inc. (AUMN): President, CEO Jeffrey G Clevenger Bought 5,500 Shares

President, CEO of American Uranium Mining Inc. (AUMN) Jeffrey G Clevenger bought 5,500 shares on 10/22/2010 at an average price of $26.25. Golden Minerals Company is a mining company with a focus on exploration, development, providing mine services, and growth through strategic business transactions. American Uranium Mining Inc. has a market cap of $239.2 million; its shares were traded at around $26.25 .

Buy: Senior VP and CFO Robert P Vogels bought 2,000 shares of AUMN stock on 10/22/2010 at the average price of 18.5. Robert P Vogels owns at least 45,039 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 41.89% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK): President and CEO Anthony Michael Sanfilippo Bought 6,250 Shares

President and CEO of Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK) Anthony Michael Sanfilippo bought 6,250 shares on 10/25/2010 at an average price of $12.8. Pinnacle Entertainment is a diversified gaming company that owns and operates casinos in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Argentina and is pursuing the development of a hotel and casino resort in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. has a market cap of $745.3 million; its shares were traded at around $12.8 with and P/S ratio of 0.7.

Revenues in the second quarter of 2010 increased 8.4% to $274 million from $252 million in the second quarter a year ago. Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA in the 2010 second quarter increased 5.5% to $49.4 million, inclusive of approximately $2.8 million for severance and corporate office consolidation costs. Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA was $46.8 million in the prior-year period.

George Soros owns 29,300 shares as of 06/30/2010, an increase of 107.8% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.01% of the $3.31 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC. Mario Gabelli owns 1,065,400 shares as of 06/30/2010, a decrease of 51.56% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.06% of the $16.22 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

Sell: Exec. Vice Pres. & CFO Stephen H Capp sold 8,000 shares of PNK stock on 05/18/2010 at the average price of 13.9. Stephen H Capp owns at least 12,110 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 7.91% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.

LaCrosse Footwear Inc. (BOOT): President and CEO Joseph P Schneider Bought 3,000 Shares

President and CEO of LaCrosse Footwear Inc. (BOOT) Joseph P Schneider bought 3,000 shares on 10/27/2010 at an average price of $14.43. LACROSSE FOOTWEAR, INC. designs, develops and manufactures protective footwear for the sporting, occupational (farm/general utility and industrial) and recreational markets. Lacrosse Footwear Inc. has a market cap of $94 million; its shares were traded at around $14.43 with a P/E ratio of 18.3 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Lacrosse Footwear Inc. stocks is 3.4%. Lacrosse Footwear Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 2.4% over the past 5 years.

For the third quarter of 2010, LaCrosse reported net sales of $37.7 million, compared to $40.8 million in the third quarter of 2009. For the first three quarters of 2010, net sales were $98.5 million, up 2% from $96.6 million for the same period of 2009.

Buy: 10% Owner Virginia F Schneider bought 8,546 shares of BOOT stock on 10/28/2010 at the average price of 14.45. Virginia F Schneider owns at least 1,019,562 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.14% since.

CalAmp Corp. (CAMP): CEO Richard B Gold Bought 10,000 Shares

CEO of CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) Richard B Gold bought 10,000 shares on 10/27/2010 at an average price of $2.445. CalAmp Corp. is a provider of wireless communications products that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical information, data and entertainment content. Calamp Corp. has a market cap of $68.2 million; its shares were traded at around $2.445 with and P/S ratio of 0.6.

CalAmp recently reported its second quarter 2010 results. The company reported revenues of $29.5 million, up 23.2% from prior year and at high end of guidance range.

Buy: VP Finance & CFO Richard K Vitelle bought 15,000 shares of CAMP stock on 05/20/2010 at the average price of 2.19. Richard K Vitelle owns at least 233,730 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 11.64% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.


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