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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: VOCS, FTEK, ZOLT, WIN, SUNS

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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:



Vocus Inc (VOCS): Chairman, CEO and President Richard E Rudman Bought 65,000 Shares

Chairman, CEO and President of Vocus Inc (VOCS) Richard E Rudman bought 65,000 shares on 05/24/2012 at an average price of $15.72. Vocus, Inc. is a provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Vocus Inc has a market cap of $303.2 million; its shares were traded at around $15.72 with and P/S ratio of 2.6.

Vocus recently reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2012. GAAP revenue for the first quarter of 2012 was $34.9 million, a 29% increase over the comparable period in 2011.

EVP, CFO and Secretary Stephen A Vintz bought 15,000 shares of VOCS stock on 05/04/2012 at the average price of 15.99. Stephen A Vintz owns at least 113,772 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.69% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.

Fuel Tech Inc (FTEK): President, CEO & Chairman Douglas G Bailey Bought 100,000 Shares

President, CEO & Chairman of Fuel Tech Inc (FTEK) Douglas G Bailey bought 100,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $4.1. Fuel Tech is a technology company engaged in the worldwide development, commercialization and application of state-of-the-art proprietary technologies for air pollution control, process optimization, and advanced engineering services. Fuel Tech Inc has a market cap of $82.8 million; its shares were traded at around $4.1 with a P/E ratio of 13.5 and P/S ratio of 0.9.

FTEK recently reported its first quarter 2012 financial results. The company reported revenues for the first quarter totaled $25.2 million, an 11% increase from the comparable prior year period. Net income for the quarter was $1.5 million, or 6 cents per diluted share.

Executive Vice President Robert E Puissant bought 6,000 shares of FTEK stock on 05/23/2012 at the average price of 3.59. Robert E Puissant owns at least 10,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 14.21% since.

Zoltek Cos Inc (ZOLT): Chair. of the Board, Pres.,CEO, 10% Owner Zsolt Rumy Bought 45,195 Shares

Chair. of the Board, Pres.,CEO, 10% Owner of Zoltek Cos Inc (ZOLT) Zsolt Rumy bought 45,195 shares on 05/30/2012 at an average price of $7.95. Zoltek Companies, Inc. is an applied technology and advanced materials company. Zoltek Cos Inc has a market cap of $268 million; its shares were traded at around $7.95 with a P/E ratio of 17.7 and P/S ratio of 1.8.

Zoltek reported net income of $3.3 million ($0.10 per share) in this year's second quarter, compared to a net loss of $5.1 million ($0.15 per share) in the second quarter of fiscal 2011. The Company's operating income was $5.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2012, which compared to an operating loss of $3.3 million in the previous year's second quarter.

Director Michael D Latta bought 10,000 shares of ZOLT stock on 12/16/2011 at the average price of 7.45. Michael D Latta owns at least 157,886 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 6.71% since.

Windstream Corp (WIN): Director, President & CEO Jeffery R Gardner Bought 36,750 Shares

Director, President & CEO of Windstream Corp (WIN) Jeffery R Gardner bought 36,750 shares during the past week at an average price of $9.18. Windstream Corp. operates as a communications and technology provider. Windstream Corp has a market cap of $5.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $9.18 with a P/E ratio of 13.6 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Windstream Corp stocks is 10.5%.

Windstream recently reported its first quarter 2012 financial results. Total revenues and sales were $1.55 billion in the first quarter, a decline of 0.5% from the same period a year ago on a pro forma basis.

CFO Anthony W Thomas bought 5,356 shares of WIN stock on 05/23/2012 at the average price of 9.48. Anthony W Thomas owns at least 287,841 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.16% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

Solar Senior Cp (SUNS): CEO, President Chn of the Brd Michael S Gross Bought 17,656 Shares

CEO, President Chn of the Brd of Solar Senior Cp (SUNS) Michael S Gross bought 17,656 shares during the past week at an average price of $16.3. Solar Senior Capital Ltd. operates as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Solar Senior Cp has a market cap of $156.5 million; its shares were traded at around $16.3 with a P/E ratio of 29.4 and P/S ratio of 19.8. The dividend yield of Solar Senior Cp stocks is 7.3%.

CFO, Secretary and Treasurer Richard Peteka bought 1,487 shares of SUNS stock on 05/31/2012 at the average price of 16.45. Richard Peteka owns at least 6,250 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.91% since.


Rating: 3.0/5 (2 votes)

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Kevinmullins
Kevinmullins - 1 year ago
Ashner of FUR is reported to have purchased 27,000 shares this week as well

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