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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: AGNC, WTSLA, ARAY, FSC, SREV

February 19, 2013 | About:
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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:



American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC): CEO Malon Wilkus Bought 25,130 Shares

CEO of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) Malon Wilkus bought 25,130 shares during the past week at an average price of $32.51. American Capital Agency Corp. was organized on Jan. 7, 2008, and commenced operations on May 20, 2008 following the completion of its initial public offering. American Capital Agency Corp. has a market cap of $11.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.51 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 10.9. The dividend yield of American Capital Agency Corp. stocks is 15.4%.

AGNC recently reported income for the fourth quarter of 2012 of $126 million, or $0.36 per common share, and net book value of $31.64 per common share. Economic return for the period, defined as dividends on common shares plus the change in net book value per common share, was $0.40 per common share, or 5% on an annualized basis. For the full year, AGNC reported a 32% economic return on common equity.

Director Alvin N. Puryear bought 1,500 shares of AGNC stock on 12/10/2012 at the average price of $31.5. Alvin N. Puryear owns at least 1,500 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.21% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.

Wet Seal Inc. (WTSLA): CEO John D. Goodman Bought 218,056 Shares

CEO of Wet Seal Inc. (WTSLA) John D. Goodman bought 218,056 shares on 02/14/2013 at an average price of $3.03. Wet Seal Inc. incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1990. Wet Seal Inc. has a market cap of $272.4 million; its shares were traded at around $3.03 with and P/S ratio of 0.5. Wet Seal Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.5% over the past five years.

WTSLA recently reported its third quarter 2012 financial results. Net sales were $135.5 million compared to net sales of $152.1 million for the prior year third quarter.

Director Jonathan Duskin bought 23,500 shares of WTSLA stock on 09/21/2012 at the average price of $3.19. Jonathan Duskin owns at least 133,909 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 5.02% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.

Accuray Inc. (NASDAQ:ARAY): President and CEO Joshua Levine Bought 100,000 Shares

President and CEO of Accuray Inc. (NASDAQ:ARAY) Joshua Levine bought 100,000 shares on 02/13/2013 at an average price of $4.59. Accuray Inc. was incorporated in California in 1990 and commenced operations in 1992. Accuray Inc. has a market cap of $339.3 million; its shares were traded at around $4.59 with and P/S ratio of 0.9.

PRIMECAP Management owns 7,595,000 shares as of 12/31/2012, which accounts for 0.079% of the $61.82 billion portfolio of PRIMECAP Management. John Burbank owns 4,000,000 shares as of 12/31/2012, which accounts for 0.99% of the $2.59 billion portfolio of Passport Capital.

For the second quarter of fiscal 2013 Accuray reported total consolidated GAAP revenue of$77.8 million and total non-GAAP revenue of $77.7 million. By comparison, for the second quarter of fiscal 2012, total GAAP revenue was $106.4 million and total non-GAAP revenue was $102.9 million.

Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Kelly Londy bought 100 shares of ARAY stock on 01/18/2013 at the average price of $5.26. Kelly Londy owns at least 73,253 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 12.74% since. Other insiders have decreased their positions in the company.

Fifth Street Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:FSC): CEO Leonard M. Tannenbaum Bought 15,000 Shares

CEO of Fifth Street Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:FSC) Leonard M. Tannenbaum bought 15,000 shares on 02/13/2013 at an average price of $10.75. Fifth Street Finance Corp. is a Delaware Corporation. Fifth Street Finance Corporation has a market cap of $1.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.75 with a P/E ratio of 11.5 and P/S ratio of 6.9. The dividend yield of Fifth Street Finance Corporation stocks is 10.7%.

Whitney Tilson owns 133,700 shares as of 12/31/2012, which accounts for 1.1% of the $123 million portfolio of T2 Partners Management LP. David Einhorn owns 1,998,692 shares as of 12/31/2012, which accounts for 0.33% of the $6.38 billion portfolio of Greenlight Capital.

Chief Investment Officer Ivelin M. Dimitrov bought 1,000 shares of FSC stock on 02/14/2013 at the average price of $10.94. Ivelin M. Dimitrov owns at least 19,265 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.74% since. Other insiders have increased their positions in the company.

ServiceSource International Inc. (NASDAQ:SREV): CEO and Chairman of the Board Michael A. Smerklo Bought 21,500 Shares

CEO and Chairman of the Board of ServiceSource International Inc (NASDAQ:SREV) Michael A. Smerklo bought 21,500 shares on 02/11/2013 at an average price of $6.95. ServiceSource International Inc. founded in 1999 was incorporated in Delaware. ServiceSource International Inc. has a market cap of $523.6 million; its shares were traded at around $6.95 with and P/S ratio of 2.2.

Director Barry D. Reynolds bought 361,815 shares of SREV stock on 09/07/2012 at the average price of $9.68. Barry D. Reynolds owns at least 6,440,395 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 28.2% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.
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