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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: OPK, RTRX, TFM, CSBK, AHP

April 07, 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:

Opko Health Inc. (OPK): CEO and Chairman, 10% Owner Phillip Frost Md Et Al Bought 83,900 Shares

CEO and Chairman, 10% Owner of Opko Health Inc. (OPK) Phillip Frost Md Et Al bought 83,900 shares during the past week at an average price of $9.19. 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 $3.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $9.19 with and P/S ratio of 32.82. Opko Health Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.40% over the past 10 years.

Opko Health recently reported its fourth quarter 2013 financial results. For the fourth quarter of 2013, consolidated revenues increased about 30% to $20.7 million from $16.2 million in the prior year period. For the year ended December 31, 2013, consolidated revenues more than doubled to $96.5 million from $47.0 million in the prior year.

George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) owns 844,600 shares as of 12/31/2013, an increase of 13.37% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.061% of the $11.78 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC. Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) owns 15,000 shares as of 12/31/2013, which accounts for 0.0007% of the $18.65 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

Vice Chairman and CTO Jane Hsiao Ph.D. bought 10,000 shares of OPK stock on 01/30/2014 at the average price of $8.14. Jane Hsiao Ph.D. owns at least 36,818,758 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 12.9% since.

Retrophin Inc. (RTRX): CEO, 10% Owner Martin Shkreli Bought 33,300 Shares

CEO, 10% Owner of Retrophin Inc. (RTRX) Martin Shkreli bought 33,300 shares during the past week at an average price of $19.03. Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. is engaged in the development of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of rare diseases. Retrophin Inc. has a market cap of $461.719 million.

Retrophin recently announced its full year 2013 financial results. The company reported a net loss of $33.8 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013. During the same period in 2012, Retrophin recorded a net loss of $30.3 million.

Director Cornelius E. Golding bought 3,000 shares of RTRX stock on 12/24/2013 at the average price of $7.5. Cornelius E. Golding owns at least 3,000 shares after this.

Fresh Market Inc. (TFM): President and CEO Craig Carlock Bought 20,000 Shares

President/CEO of Fresh Market Inc. (TFM) Craig Carlock bought 20,000 shares on 03/28/2014 at an average price of $35.98. Fresh Market Inc. is a Delaware corporation and it was founded in 1982. Fresh Market Inc. has a market cap of $1.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.98 with a P/E ratio of 34.20 and P/S ratio of 1.15.

TFM recently reported its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results. In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, net sales increased 15.1% to $425.8 million and comparable store sales increased 3.1%, compared to the fiscal quarter ended Jan. 27, 2013.

Director David L. Rea bought 3,000 shares of TFM stock on 04/01/2014 at the average price of $34.35. David L. Rea owns at least 9,863 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.75% since.

Clifton Bancorp Inc. (CSBK): Chairman, President and CEO Paul M. Aguggia Bought 65,000 Shares

Chairman, President and CEO of Clifton Bancorp Inc. (CSBK) Paul M. Aguggia bought 65,000 shares on 04/01/2014 at an average price of $11.65. Clifton Savings Bancorp Inc. was organized as a federal corporation at the direction of Clifton Savings Bank in connection with the mutual holding company reorganization of Clifton Savings. Clifton Bancorp Inc. has a market cap of $308.462 million; its shares were traded at around $11.65 with a P/E ratio of 46.80 and P/S ratio of 12.26. The dividend yield of Clifton Bancorp Inc. stocks is 1.55%. Clifton Bancorp Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 8.90% over the past 10 years.

Michael Price (Trades, Portfolio) owns 197,700 shares as of 12/31/2013, which accounts for 0.33% of the $774 million portfolio of MFP Investors LLC.

CFO and Treasurer Christine R. Piano bought 1,000 shares of CSBK stock on 04/01/2014 at the average price of $10. Christine R. Piano owns at least 64,932 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 16.5% since.

Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. (AHP): CEO Montgomery J. Bennett Bought 33,499 Shares

CEO of Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. (AHP) Montgomery J. Bennett bought 33,499 shares on 03/28/2014 at an average price of $15.51. Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. has a market cap of $392.855 million; its shares were traded at around $15.51 . The dividend yield of Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. stocks is 0.64%.


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