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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: BXP, FSC, MDU, RENT, KAMN

June 25, 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:



Boston Properties Inc. (BXP): CEO Owen D. Thomas Bought 9,002 Shares

CEO of Boston Properties Inc. (BXP) Owen D. Thomas bought 9,002 shares on 06/18/2013 at an average price of $101.94. Boston Properties Inc. is a Delaware corporation, which was organized in 1997. Boston Properties Inc. has a market cap of $15.26 billion; its shares were traded at around $101.94 with a P/E ratio of 65.79 and P/S ratio of 8.06. The dividend yield of Boston Properties Inc. stocks is 2.35%. Boston Properties Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

BXP recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Funds from Operations (FFO) for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, were $160.6 million, or $1.06 per share basic and $1.06 per share diluted. This compares to FFO for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 of $166.7 million, or $1.12 per share basic and $1.12 per share diluted.

Ray Dalio bought 110,815 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2013, which is 0.1% of the $10.99 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates. Scott Black owns 45,740 shares as of 03/31/2013, an increase of 18.07% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.59% of the $779 million portfolio of Delphi Management Inc.. Chris Davis owns 199,776 shares as of 03/31/2013, an increase of 13.79% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.05% of the $40.31 billion portfolio of Davis Selected Advisers.

Senior Vice President Robert E. Selsam sold 1,856 shares of BXP stock on 05/17/2013 at the average price of $112.01. Robert E. Selsam owns at least 20,389 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.99% since.

Fifth Street Finance Corporation (FSC): CEO Leonard M. Tannenbaum Bought 20,000 Shares

CEO of Fifth Street Finance Corporation (FSC) Leonard M. Tannenbaum bought 20,000 shares on 06/20/2013 at an average price of $10.08. Fifth Street Finance Corp. is a Delaware Corporation. Fifth Street Finance Corporation has a market cap of $1.21 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.08 with a P/E ratio of 10.18 and P/S ratio of 6.15. The dividend yield of Fifth Street Finance Corporation stocks is 11.40%. Fifth Street Finance Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 36.7% over the past five years.

David Einhorn owns 1,998,692 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 0.34% of the $6.55 billion portfolio of Greenlight Capital. Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2013.

President and Secretary Bernard D. Berman bought 1,000 shares of FSC stock on 06/20/2013 at the average price of $9.95. Bernard D. Berman owns at least 20,968 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.31% since.

MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU): President and CEO MDU Resources David L. Goodin Bought 5,000 Shares

President and CEO-MDU Resources of MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU) David L. Goodin bought 5,000 shares on 06/20/2013 at an average price of $24.60. MDU Resources Group Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware in 1924. MDU Resources Group Inc. has a market cap of $4.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.60 with a P/E ratio of 833.33 and P/S ratio of 1.12. The dividend yield of MDU Resources Group Inc. stocks is 2.79%.

Mario Gabelli owns 10,125 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 0.0016% of the $15.63 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

Director Thomas S. Everist sold 30,000 shares of MDU stock on 06/18/2013 at the average price of $25.47. Thomas S. Everist owns at least 1,135,590 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.42% since.

Rentrak Corporation (RENT): CEO William Paul Livek Bought 5,000 Shares

CEO of Rentrak Corporation (RENT) William Paul Livek bought 5,000 shares on 06/18/2013 at an average price of $20.91. Rentrak Corporation is an Oregon corporation and was incorporated in 1977. Rentrak Corporation has a market cap of $243.184 million; its shares were traded at around $20.91 with and P/S ratio of 2.47.

RENT recently reported its fourth quarter 2012 financial results. Consolidated revenue increased 16 percent to $28.5 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, from $24.6 million for the same period last year.

Jean-Marie Eveillard owns 430,617 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 0.032% of the $29.98 billion portfolio of First Eagle Investment Management LLC.

Director William E. Engel bought 5,000 shares of RENT stock on 06/18/2013 at the average price of $20.58. William E. Engel owns at least 32,256 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.6% since.

Kaman Corporation (KAMN): Chairman, President and CEO Neal J. Keating Bought 2,500 Shares

Chairman, President and CEO of Kaman Corporation (KAMN) Neal J. Keating bought 2,500 shares on 06/17/2013 at an average price of $34.33. Kaman Corporation was incorporated in 1945. The company conducts its business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. Kaman Corporation has a market cap of $918.321 million; its shares were traded at around $34.33 with a P/E ratio of 17.67 and P/S ratio of 0.58. The dividend yield of Kaman Corporation stocks is 1.87%. Kaman Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 13.1% over the past five years.

Joel Greenblatt bought 13,069 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2013, which is 0.024% of the $1.97 billion portfolio of Gotham Capital. John Keeley owns 669,880 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 0.47% of the $5.1 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management. Mario Gabelli owns 2,774,603 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 0.63% of the $15.63 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

Senior VP HR and Chief HR Officer Gregory T. Troy bought 2,250 shares of KAMN stock on 05/22/2013 at the average price of $34.96. Gregory T. Troy owns at least 2,942 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.8% since.

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  • Insider Cluster Buys: Stocks that multiple company officers and directors have bought.
  • Double Buys:: Companies that both Gurus and Insiders are buying
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