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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: OPK, PAYC, CLMS, WINA, HBAN

April 28, 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 & Chairman, 10% Owner Phillip Frost Md Et Al Bought 238,200 Shares

CEO and Chairman, 10% Owner of Opko Health Inc. (OPK) Phillip Frost Md Et Al bought 238,200 shares during the past week at an average price of $8.05. 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 $3.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.05 with and P/S ratio of 28.75. Opko Health Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.40% over the past 10 years.

Opko recently reported its fourth quarter and full year 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 Dec. 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 04/15/2014 at the average price of $8.03. Jane Ph.D. Hsiao owns at least 36,828,758 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.25% since.

Paycom Software Inc. (PAYC): President and CEO, 10% Owner Chad R. Richison Bought 52,600 Shares

President and CEO, 10% Owner of Paycom Software Inc (PAYC) Chad R. Richison bought 52,600 shares on 04/21/2014 at an average price of $15.30. Paycom Software Inc has a market cap of $777.409 million; its shares were traded at around $15.30 with a P/E ratio of 765.00 and P/S ratio of 6.88.

CFO Craig E. Boelte bought 5,000 shares of PAYC stock on 04/21/2014 at the average price of $15. Craig E. Boelte owns at least 550,769 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2% since.

Calamos Asset Management Inc. (CLMS): Chairman, CEO and Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner John P. Calamos Sr. Bought 48,570 Shares

Chairman, CEO and Global Co-CIO, 10% Owner of Calamos Asset Management Inc. (CLMS) John P. Calamos Sr. bought 48,570 shares on 04/25/2014 at an average price of $12.47. 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 $257.584 million; its shares were traded at around $12.47 with a P/E ratio of 13.40 and P/S ratio of 0.94. The dividend yield of Calamos Asset Management Inc. stocks is 4.01%.

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 8.91% since.

Winmark Corp (WINA): Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner John L. Morgan Bought 1,500 Shares

Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner of Winmark Corp (WINA) John L. Morgan bought 1,500 shares on 04/21/2014 at an average price of $75.47. Winmark Corporation was incorporated in Minnesota in 1988. Winmark Corp has a market cap of $386.516 million; its shares were traded at around $75.47 with a P/E ratio of 21.20 and P/S ratio of 6.96. The dividend yield of Winmark Corp stocks is 0.27%. Winmark Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 27.0% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Winmark Corp the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Winmark recently announced net income for the quarter ended March 29, 2014 of $4,551,900 (or $.86 per share diluted) compared to net income of $4,057,500 (or $.78 per share diluted) in the first quarter of 2013.

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) bought 2,500 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2013, which is 0.0012% of the $18.65 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

VP of Human Resources Leah A. Goff sold 2,900 shares of WINA stock on 03/17/2014 at the average price of $77.52. Leah A. Goff owns at least 5,650 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.64% since.

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN): President, CEO and Chairman Stephen D. Steinour Bought 10,750 Shares

President, CEO and Chairman of Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) Stephen D. Steinour bought 10,750 shares on 04/24/2014 at an average price of $9.17. Huntington Bancshares Inc. was organized under Maryland law in 1966 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Huntington Bancshares Inc. has a market cap of $7.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $9.17 with a P/E ratio of 12.80 and P/S ratio of 2.87. The dividend yield of Huntington Bancshares Inc. stocks is 2.18%.

David Dreman (Trades, Portfolio) bought 7,001 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2013, which is 0.0051% of the $1.32 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) owns 41,730 shares as of 12/31/2013, which accounts for 0.0096% of the $4.2 billion portfolio of Gotham Asset Management LLC.

Director David L. Porteous bought 2,760 shares of HBAN stock on 04/24/2014 at the average price of $9.4. David L. Porteous owns at least 706,728 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.45% since.

For the complete list of stocks that were bought by their company CEOs, go to: CEO Buys.

  • 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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