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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: OPK, GE, CLMS, HELI, GAM

February 02, 2014 | About:

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:

Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK): CEO & Chairman, 10% Owner Phillip Md Et Al Frost Bought 686,000 Shares

CEO & Chairman, 10% Owner of Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) Phillip Md Et Al Frost bought 686,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $7.93. Opko Health, Inc. was originally incorporated in Delaware in October 1991 under the name Cytoclonal Pharmaceutics, Inc. Opko Health, Inc. has a market cap of $3.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $7.93 with and P/S ratio of 28.01.

Opko Helath recently reported its third quarter 2013 financial results. Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities were $180.8 million as of September 30, 2013. Consolidated revenues nearly doubled to $20.6 million during the three months ended September 30, 2013 from $11.8 million in the prior year period.

George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) bought 745,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2013, which is 0.072% of the $9.14 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC. Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) owns 15,000 shares as of 09/30/2013, which accounts for 0.0008% of the $17.03 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

Vice Chairman & CTO Jane Ph D Hsiao bought 10,000 shares of OPK stock on 01/30/2014 at the average price of 8.14. Jane Ph D Hsiao owns at least 36,818,758 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.58% since.

General Electric Co (NYSE:GE): Chairman and CEO Jeffrey R Immelt Bought 40,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) Jeffrey R Immelt bought 40,000 shares on 01/27/2014 at an average price of $25.13. General Electric Co, a New York corporation was incorporated in 1892. General Electric Co has a market cap of $254.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.13 with a P/E ratio of 18.60 and P/S ratio of 1.79. The dividend yield of General Electric Co stocks is 3.14%.

General Electric recently reported its fourth quarter 2013 financial results. GE announced fourth-quarter 2013 operating earnings of $5.4 billion, with earnings per share of $0.53, up 20% from the fourth quarter of 2012.

Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) bought 511,776 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2013, which is 0.1% of the $11.87 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates. John Keeley (Trades, Portfolio) bought 45,493 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2013, which is 0.02% of the $5.43 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management. James Barrow (Trades, Portfolio) owns 6,595,590 shares as of 09/30/2013, a decrease of 80.07% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.25% of the $62.55 billion portfolio of Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss.

Director William G Beattie bought 2,000 shares of GE stock on 01/24/2014 at the average price of 25.47. William G Beattie owns at least 47,193 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.33% since.

Calamos Asset Management, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLMS): Chairman, CEO & Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner John P Sr Calamos Bought 82,233 Shares

Chairman, CEO & Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner of Calamos Asset Management, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLMS) John P Sr Calamos bought 82,233 shares during the past week at an average price of $11.50. Calamos Asset Management, Inc., is a global asset management firm that offers strategies to fulfill a range of asset allocation goals through a multi-team platform. Calamos Asset Management, Inc. has a market cap of $235.487 million; its shares were traded at around $11.50 with a P/E ratio of 19.20 and P/S ratio of 0.85. The dividend yield of Calamos Asset Management, Inc. stocks is 4.36%.

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) owns 126,000 shares as of 09/30/2013, which accounts for 0.0074% of the $17.03 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

SVP & CFO Nimish S Bhatt bought 364 shares of CLMS stock on 11/20/2013 at the average price of 10.47. Nimish S Bhatt owns at least 90,543 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 9.84% since.

CHC Group Ltd (HELI): President and CEO Amelio J. William Bought 50,000 Shares

President and CEO of CHC Group Ltd (HELI) Amelio J. William bought 50,000 shares on 01/23/2014 at an average price of $8.90. Chc Group Ltd has a market cap of $688.373 million; its shares were traded at around $8.90 with and P/S ratio of 0.24.

CFO Joan S Hooper bought 5,000 shares of HELI stock on 01/23/2014 at the average price of 10. Joan S Hooper owns at least 79,785 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 11% since.

General American Investors Co. Inc. (NYSE:GAM): President & CEO Jeffrey W Priest Bought 14,000 Shares

President & CEO of General American Investors Co. Inc. (NYSE:GAM) Jeffrey W Priest bought 14,000 shares on 01/29/2014 at an average price of $33.53. General American Investors Co. Inc. has a market cap of $932.500 million.

Chairman Spencer Davidson sold 1,200 shares of GAM stock on 01/29/2014 at the average price of 33.31. Spencer Davidson owns at least 94,600 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.66% since.


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