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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: OPK, AMRC, CLMS, OILT, WMC

April 14, 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 112,500 Shares

CEO & Chairman, 10% Owner of Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) Phillip Md Et Al Frost bought 112,500 shares during the past week at an average price of $8.47. 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 $3.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.47 with and P/S ratio of 30.30. 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 & 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 increased by 4.05% since.

Ameresco Inc. (NYSE:AMRC): President and CEO, 10% Owner George P. Sakellaris Bought 99,675 Shares

President and CEO, 10% Owner of Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) George P Sakellaris bought 99,675 shares on 04/07/2014 at an average price of $7.04. Ameresco, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in April 2000. Ameresco, Inc. has a market cap of $323.300 million; its shares were traded at around $7.04 with a P/E ratio of 130.30 and P/S ratio of 0.60.

Ameresco recently reported its fourth quarter 2013 financial results. The company announced revenues of $176.1 million, net income of $1.6 million, and net income per diluted share of $0.03.

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 18.61% since.

Calamos Asset Management Inc. (NASDAQ:CLMS): Chairman, CEO, Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner John P. Calamos Sr. Bought 33,343 Shares

Chairman, CEO, Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner of Calamos Asset Management, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLMS) John P. Calamos Sr. bought 33,343 shares during the past week at an average price of $12.71. 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 $262.400 million; its shares were traded at around $12.71 with a P/E ratio of 13.60 and P/S ratio of 1.00. The dividend yield of Calamos Asset Management, Inc. stocks is 3.90%.

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 & 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% since.

Oiltanking Partners LP (NYSE:OILT): President & CEO Kenneth F. Owen Bought 1,500 Shares

President & CEO of Oiltanking Partners LP (NYSE:OILT) Kenneth F. Owen bought 1,500 shares on 04/07/2014 at an average price of $76.05. Oiltanking Partners LP is a Delaware limited partnership formed in March 2011. Oiltanking Partners Lp has a market cap of $3.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $76.05 with a P/E ratio of 16.20 and P/S ratio of 7.10. The dividend yield of Oiltanking Partners Lp stocks is 2.30%.

Oiltanking Partners recently reported fourth quarter 2013 net income of $34.5 million, or $0.69 per common unit, an increase of 127% over fourth quarter 2012 net income of $15.2 million, or $0.30 per unit.

VP & CFO Jonathan Z. Ackerman bought 1,000 shares of OILT stock on 03/10/2014 at the average price of 70.53. Jonathan Z. Ackerman owns at least 1,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 7.83% since.

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC): President, CEO Gavin L. James Bought 7,000 Shares

President, CEO of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) Gavin L James bought 7,000 shares on 04/09/2014 at an average price of $14.46. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp was organized in the state of Delaware on June 3, 2009. Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp has a market cap of $388.400 million; its shares were traded at around $14.46 . The dividend yield of Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp stocks is 22.60%.

  • 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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