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Weekly Top Insider Buys: COF, YHOO, FIS, ALB, NVR

July 30, 2012 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider buys during the past week: Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Albemarle Corporation (ALB) and NVR Inc. (NVR).

The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:



Capital One Financial Corp. (COF): Director ING Groep N.V. Bought 39,948 Shares



Director of Capital One Financial Corp. ING Groep N.V. bought 39,948 shares on 7/23/2012 at an average price of $57.62. Capital One Financial is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide a variety of products and services to consumers using its proprietary information-based strategy. Capital One Financial Corp. has a market cap of $33.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.62 with a P/E ratio of 12.36 and P/S ratio of 2.05. The dividend yield of Capital One Financial Corp. stocks is 0.35%. Capital One Financial Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 0.2% over the past 10 years.

On July 18, Capital One Financial Corporation announced net income for the second quarter of 2012 of $92 million, or $0.16 per diluted common share, compared with net income of $1.4 billion, or $2.72 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2012, and net income of $911 million, or $1.97 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2011.

Last week, Director ING Groep N.V. bought 39,948 shares of COF stock. Chief Information Officer Robert M. Alexander, President, Commercial Banking Michael Slocum, and Director Patrick W Gross sold shares in March.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO): Director Daniel S Loeb Bought 2,500,000 Shares



Director of Yahoo! Inc. Daniel S. Loeb bought 2,500,000 shares on 7/23/2012 at an average price of $16.12. Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet communications, commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services. Yahoo! Inc. has a market cap of $19.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.12 with a P/E ratio of 16.61 and P/S ratio of 3.95.

On July 17, Yahoo! Inc. reported results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs ("Revenue ex-TAC") was $1,081 million for the second quarter of 2012, flat compared to the second quarter of 2011. GAAP revenue was $1,218 million for the second quarter of 2012, a 1 percent decrease from the second quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP income from operations of $190 million in the second quarter of 2012 was flat compared to $191 million in the second quarter of 2011.

This month, Director Michael J. Wolf and Director Daniel S. Loeb bought shares of YHOO stock. Director Harry James Wilson, Director Maynard G. Webb Jr., and Director Alfred J. Amoroso bought shares in May.

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS): Director Richard N. Massey Bought 15,000 Shares

Director of Fidelity National Information Services, Richard N. Massey, bought 15,000 shares on 7/20/2012 at an average price of $32.32. Certegy Inc. provides credit, debit and merchant card processing, e-banking, check risk management and check cashing services to financial institutions and merchants worldwide. Fidelity National Information Services has a market cap of $9.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.32 with a P/E ratio of 13.19 and P/S ratio of 1.66. The dividend yield of Fidelity National Information Services stocks is 2.48%. Fidelity National Information Services had an annual average earnings growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

Last week, Director Richard N. Massey bought 15,000 shares of FIS stock. Director William P. Foley II and Director David K. Hunt sold shares in June.

Albemarle Corporation (ALB): Director James J. Obrien Bought 1,082 Shares



Director of Albemarle Corporation (ALB) James J. Obrien bought 1,082 shares on 07/20/2012 at an average price of $58.12. Albemarle Corporation is a major producer of fine and performance chemicals including polymer intermediates, cleaning product intermediates and additives, agricultural chemical intermediates, pharmaceutical intermediates, catalysts, brominated flame retardants, bromine chemicals and potassium and chlorine chemicals. Albemarle Corporation has a market cap of $5.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $58.12 with a P/E ratio of 12.03 and P/S ratio of 1.81. The dividend yield of Albemarle Corporation stocks is 1.38%. Albemarle Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 12.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Albemarle Corporation the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On July 17, Albemarle Corporation reported second quarter 2012 earnings of $37.7 million, or $0.42 per share, compared to second quarter 2011 earnings of $114.2 million, or $1.23 per share. Second quarter 2012 results include after-tax charges amounting to $73.6 million, or $0.82per share. The company reported net sales of $684.9 million in the second quarter of 2012 compared to net sales of $742.1 million in the second quarter of 2011.

Last week, Director James J. Obrien bought 1,082 shares of ALB stock. Vice President Global Supply Chain Anthony Stephen Parnell sold 6,000 shares in May. Director John Sherman Jr. and Vice President Global Supply Chain Anthony Stephen Parnell sold shares in May; Director Richard L. Morrill sold 700 shares in April.

NVR Inc. (NVR): Director Dwight C. Schar Bought 10,000 Shares



Director of NVR Inc. Dwight C. Schar, bought 10,000 shares on 7/25/2012 at an average price of $779.13. NVR Inc. is a holding company that operates in two business segments; the construction and marketing of homes and in financial services. NVR Inc. has a market cap of $3.95 billion; its shares were traded at around $779.13 with a P/E ratio of 28.68 and P/S ratio of 1.51.

On July 19, NVR Inc. announced net income for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012 of $46,838,000, $8.97 per diluted share. Net income and diluted earnings per share for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012 increased 22% and 38%, respectively, when compared to the 2011 second quarter. Consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2012 totaled $769,783,000, an 11% increase from $695,881,000 for the comparable 2011 quarter.

Last week, Director Dwight C. Schar bought 10,000 shares of NVR stock. Director Thomas D. Eckert bought 200 shares in May. President, NVRM Inc. Robert A. Goethe sold shares in June; CEO Paul C. Saville and CFO Dennis M Seremet sold shares in May.

For the complete list of stocks that bought by their company executives, go to: Insider Buys.


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