MackCali Realty Corp. (CLI): Director Martin S. Berger Bought 15,000 Shares
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (CLI) declared their quarterly dividend of $0.64 a share. For the third quarter ended in November, the REIT pulled in a higher net income of $23.5 million or $0.34 per share compared to $16.5 million or $0.26 per share from the previous year. The company’s FFO also increased by 15.5% to $77.5 million or $0.93 per share compared to a previous $67.1 million or $0.86 per share. The company’s quarterly positive gain was due to an increase in occupancy and rental price.
Director John R. Cali sold 35,000 shares of CLI stock on 12/05/07 at $34.78.
MackCali Realty Corp. has a market cap of $2.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.65 with a P/E ratio of 14.04 and P/S ratio of 2.84. The dividend yield of MackCali Realty Corp. stocks is 8.7%.
Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI): Vice President Beda Bolzenius Bought 4,500 Shares
Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI)’s first quarter profit rose by 45%, as shares drop from weak housing and auto demand. The company earnings increased to $235 million or $0.39 per share from $162 million or $0.27 per share for the quarter ended in December. The 52-week share price range has been between $29 and $44.46.
Vice President Beda Bolzenius bought 4,500 shares of JCI stock on 1/24/08 at $32.80.
Johnson Controls, Inc. is an interior experience, building efficiency, and power solutions company. It operates in three segments: Building Efficiency, Automotive Experience, and Power Solutions. Johnson Controls Inc. has a market cap of $19.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.5 with a P/E ratio of 14.99 and P/S ratio of 0.54. The dividend yield of Johnson Controls Inc. stocks is 1.6%.
Ferrellgas Partners L.P. Common Units (FGP): Director John R. Lowden Bought 5,000 Shares
The propane distributor, Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (FGP), announced its EBITDA to increase by 18% to $23.3 million compared to a previous $19.7 million. The company lowered its net loss by 22% to 22.9 million for the quarter ended in December. Recently, FGP received litigation from Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, who claimed the company had placed fees without its customer’s consent.
Director John R Lowden bought 5,000 shares of FGP stock on Tuesday at $20.33.
Ferrellgas Partners L.P. Common Units has a market cap of $1.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.71 with a P/E ratio of 33.03 and P/S ratio of 0.67. The dividend yield of Ferrellgas Partners L.P. Common Units stocks is 9.9%.
Xilinx Inc. (XLNX): VP & CFO Jon A. Olson Bought 5,000 Shares; Director John Michael Patterson Bought 2,000 Shares
Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX), developer of integrated software and circuit systems, reported third quarter profit rise by 18% with an income of $103.6 million or $0.35. The company’s new product and robust boosted its revenue to $474.8 million. The 52-week share trading range was between $18.87 and $30.50.
VP CFO Jon A. Olson bought 5,000 shares on Wednesday at $20.96, Director John Michael Patterson bought 2,000 shares on Tuesday at $21.12, and Director Marshall C. Turner bought 1,800 shares late-August at $25.34.
Xilinx Inc. has a market cap of $6.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.12 with a P/E ratio of 18.48 and P/S ratio of 3.54. The dividend yield of Xilinx Inc. stocks is 2.2%.
Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN): Chief Risk Officer & EVP James W. Nelson Bought 3,700 Shares
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) plunged into a fourth quarter loss of $239.3 million or $0.65 per share compared to previous earnings of $87.7 million, or $0.37 per share. The regional bank set aside $405.8 million to losses on sub-prime loans. The company reported annual earnings of $75.2 million or $0.25 per share compared to $461.2 million or $1.92 a share, in 2006. After the Fed’s rate cut, Huntington also lowered its prime rate to 6.5%.
Chief Risk Officer & EVP James W. Nelson bought 3,700 shares on Tuesday at $11.01. In August, EVP Nelson bought another 1,176 shares at $17.10. Since July of 2007, other insider buys were made between $16.69 and $17.71: Director Raymond J. Biggs bought 10,000 shares; Director Michael J. Endres bought 9,000 shares; Director Jonathan A. Levy bought 2,000 shares; Director Gerard P. Mastroiannni bought 1,500 shares; Director David P. Lauer bought 1,450 shares; and Director Gene E. Little bought 1,000 shares.
Huntington Bancshares Inc. has a market cap of $4.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.11 with a P/E ratio of 48.06 and P/S ratio of 3.32. The dividend yield of Huntington Bancshares Inc. stocks is 9.9%.