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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: QUAD, CHK, CTFO, FBP, CGI

December 04, 2011 | About:

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.

Quad/Graphics Inc. (NYSE:QUAD): Chairman, Pres. & CEO J Joel Quadracci Bought 61,900 Shares

Chairman, Pres. & CEO of Quad/Graphics Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) J Joel Quadracci bought 61,900 shares on 11/30/2011 at an average price of $16.17. Quad Graphics, Inc. is a provider of print and related multichannel solutions for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts and circulars, direct mail products, books and directories. Quad/graphics Inc. has a market cap of $531.2 million; its shares were traded at around $16.17 with a P/E ratio of 6.6 and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Quad/graphics Inc. stocks is 5%.

Quad/Graphics Inc. recently reported its third quarter 2011 results. The company announced a cash dividend of 20 cents per share, which would be payable to shareholders on December 10th, 2011. Third quarter net sales were $1.186 billion, compared to $1.209 billion for the same period in 2010.

John Paulson owns 1,077,000 shares as of 09/30/2011, which accounts for 0.0941% of the $20.69 billion portfolio of Paulson & Co..

Director Christopher B Harned bought 3,000 shares of QUAD stock on 09/08/2011 at the average price of 19.35. Christopher B Harned owns at least 61,384 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 16.43% since.

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK): Chairman & CEO Aubrey K Mcclendon Bought 11,000 Shares

Chairman & CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK) Aubrey K Mcclendon bought 11,000 shares on 11/25/2011 at an average price of $25.44. Chesapeake Energy Corp. is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploration, acquisition and production of onshore natural gas and oil reserves. Chesapeake Energy Corp. has a market cap of $16.81 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.44 with a P/E ratio of 8.6 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Chesapeake Energy Corp. stocks is 1.4%. Chesapeake Energy Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.8% over the past 10 years.

CHK recently announced financial results for the 2011 third quarter. Net income for the quarter totaled $48.2 million, an increase of $14.8 million, or 44%, versus the 2010 third quarter. Net income available to limited partners for the 2011 third quarter was $47.2 million, or $0.34 per limited partner unit.

Ruane Cunniff owns 2,608,685 shares as of 09/30/2011, an increase of 116.67% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.6846% of the $9.74 billion portfolio of Ruane & Cunniff & Goldfarb. John Rogers owns 1,847,800 shares as of 09/30/2011, an increase of 15.3% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 1.2539% of the $3.77 billion portfolio of Ariel Capital Management.

Exec. Vice President & CFO Domenic J Jr Dell'osso bought 4,000 shares of CHK stock on 06/10/2011 at the average price of 29.4. Domenic J Jr Dell'osso owns at least 174,259 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 13.47% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO): CEO and President, 10% Owner Shudong Xia Bought 37,890 Shares

CEO and President, 10% Owner of China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO) Shudong Xia bought 37,890 shares during the past week at an average price of $3.5. CHINA TRANSINFO, through its subsidiary Beijing PKU ChinaFront High Technology Co. China Transinfo Technology Corp. has a market cap of $88.3 million; its shares were traded at around $3.5 with a P/E ratio of 6 and P/S ratio of 0.7. China Transinfo Technology Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 60% over the past 5 years.

Gross profit increased 5.5% to $11.2 million in the third quarter of 2011, as compared to $10.6 million in the year-ago quarter. The gross margin in the third quarter of 2011 decreased to 24.5% from 30.2% in the year-ago quarter, mainly due to lower margins year-over-year in the expanded ITS business.

First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP): President & CEO Aurelio Aleman Bought 36,666 Shares

President & CEO of First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) Aurelio Aleman bought 36,666 shares on 12/01/2011 at an average price of $3.71. First Bancorp distinguished itself by providing innovative marketing strategies and novel products to attract clients. First Bancorp has a market cap of $79.1 million; its shares were traded at around $3.71 with and P/S ratio of 0.1.

CFO Gonzalez Orlando Berges bought 5,333 shares of FBP stock on 11/29/2011 at the average price of 3.5. Gonzalez Orlando Berges owns at least 5,999 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 6% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE:CGI): Chairman and CEO Stephen Russell Bought 10,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE:CGI) Stephen Russell bought 10,000 shares on 11/29/2011 at an average price of $11.06. Celadon Group, Inc. provides trucking services for DaimlerChrysler Corporation to and from its Mexican assembly plants. Celadon Group Inc. has a market cap of $264.2 million; its shares were traded at around $11.06 with a P/E ratio of 15.7 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Celadon Group Inc. stocks is 0.8%. Celadon Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.7% over the past 10 years.

Revenue for the quarter increased 0.8% to $141.5 million in the 2011 quarter from $140.3 million in the 2010 quarter. Freight revenue decreased 6.0% to $112.3 million in the 2011 quarter from $119.5 million in the 2010 quarter. Net income increased 22.7% to $5.4 million in the 2011 quarter from $4.4 million for the same quarter last year. Earnings per diluted share increased 20.0% to $0.24 in the 2011 quarter from $0.20 for the same quarter last year.

Joel Greenblatt owns 77,965 shares as of 09/30/2011, an increase of 111.61% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.1127% of the $614 million portfolio of Gotham Capital.

President & COO Paul Will bought 10,000 shares of CGI stock on 11/23/2011 at the average price of 9.54. Paul Will owns at least 330,500 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 15.93% since.

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