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Weekly CEO Buys Highlights: AMRC, FSFR, DRC, CLMS

March 24, 2014 | 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:

Ameresco Inc. (AMRC): President and CEO, 10% Owner George P. Sakellaris Bought 231,600 Shares

President and CEO, 10% Owner of Ameresco Inc. (AMRC) George P. Sakellaris bought 231,600 shares during the past week at an average price of $7.94. Ameresco Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in April 2000. Ameresco Inc. has a market cap of $364.651 million; its shares were traded at around $7.94 with a P/E ratio of 147.00 and P/S ratio of 0.64.

Director Michael E. Jesanis bought 2,000 shares of AMRC stock on 11/18/2013 at the average price of $8.65. Michael E. Jesanis owns at least 8,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.21% since.

Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp (FSFR): CEO Leonard M. Tannenbaum Bought 85,870 Shares

CEO of Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp (FSFR) Leonard M. Tannenbaum bought 85,870 shares on 03/20/2014 at an average price of $14.51. Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp is a business development company formed in May 2013 as a Delaware corporation and structured as an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp has a market cap of $96.735 million; its shares were traded at around $14.51 . The dividend yield of Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp stocks is 1.45%.

CFO Steven M. Noreika bought 500 shares of FSFR stock on 12/31/2013 at the average price of $13.4. Steven M. Noreika owns at least 500 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 8.28% since.

Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (DRC): President and CEO Vincent R. Volpe Jr. Bought 18,400 Shares

President and CEO of Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (DRC) Vincent R. Volpe Jr. bought 18,400 shares on 03/14/2014 at an average price of $56.45. Dresser-Rand Group Inc. is a Delaware corporation formed in October 2004. Dresser-Rand Group Inc. has a market cap of $4.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.45 with a P/E ratio of 25.80 and P/S ratio of 1.43. Dresser-Rand Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 16.70% over the past 10 years.

DRC recently reported net income of $32.8 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter 2013, which compares with net income of $80.2 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter 2012.

Jeff Ubben (Trades, Portfolio) bought 658,222 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2013, which is 0.32% of the $12.09 billion portfolio of ValueAct Capital. Jean-Marie Eveillard (Trades, Portfolio) owns 993,160 shares as of 12/31/2013, which accounts for 0.16% of the $36.74 billion portfolio of First Eagle Investment Management LLC. Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2013.

Director William E. Macaulay bought 52,070 shares of DRC stock on 11/18/2013 at the average price of $58.99. William E. Macaulay owns at least 171,426 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.31% since.

Calamos Asset Management Inc. (CLMS): CEO, Chairman and Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner John P. Calamos Sr. Bought 56,251 Shares

CEO, Chairman & Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner of Calamos Asset Management Inc. (CLMS) John P. Calamos Sr. bought 56,251 shares on 03/14/2014 at an average price of $12.72. 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 $262.748 million; its shares were traded at around $12.72 with a P/E ratio of 13.60 and P/S ratio of 0.96. The dividend yield of Calamos Asset Management Inc. stocks is 3.93%.

CLMS recently reported its fourth quarter 2013 financial results. Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was $0.25 for the fourth quarter compared to $0.20 in the previous quarter and $0.32 in the fourth quarter of 2012.1 Non-GAAP net income attributable to Calamos Asset Management Inc. (CAM) was $5.0 million for the quarter compared to $4.1 million last quarter and $6.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) owns 126,000 shares as of 12/31/2013, which accounts for 0.008% of the $18.65 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

SVP and CFO Nimish S. Bhatt bought 337 shares of CLMS stock on 02/25/2014 at the average price of $11.45. Nimish S. Bhatt owns at least 88,689 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 11.09% since.

  • CEO Buys, CFO Buys: Stocks that are bought by their CEO/CFOs.
  • Insider Cluster Buys: Stocks that multiple company officers and directors have bought.
  • Double Buys:: Companies that both Gurus and Insiders are buying
  • Triple Buys: Companies that both Gurus and Insiders are buying, and Company is buying back.

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