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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: Deer Consumer Products, Dynex Capital, Bruker BioSciences Corp, American Dairy, FelCor Lodging Trust

March 27, 2010 | About:
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Last week’s top five stocks that were bought by their CEOs were Deer Consumer Products Inc, Dynex Capital Inc, Bruker BioSciences Corp, American Dairy Inc, and FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.

Deer Consumer Products Inc. (DEER): CEO, 10% Owner Ying He Bought 941,740 Shares

CEO, 10% Owner of Deer Consumer Products Inc. (DEER) Ying He bought 941,740 shares on 03/22/2010 at an average price of $11.87. Deer Consumer Products Inc. has a market cap of $387.4 million; its shares were traded at around $11.87 with a P/E ratio of 22.2 and P/S ratio of 4.7.

Deer recently reported its full year 2009 results. 2009 revenue was $81.3 million, an increase of approximately 86% compared to $43.8 million in 2008. Significant revenue increase was attributed to strong organic sales growth in core products, introduction of new products, and market share growth both globally and in the China domestic markets. Sales of company's proprietary "Deer" branded products reached record levels due to the company's marketing efforts in the China domestic markets. Strong consumer demand for high quality, "better lifestyle" products in our blenders and juicers product categories continued in 2009. China domestic sales in 2009 reached approximately 18% of total revenues, higher than the Company's previous estimate of 12% of China domestic market sales in 2009.

Sell:: Head of Asia Pacific Man Wai James Chiu sold 941,740 shares of deer stock on 03/22/2010 at the average price of 11, the price of the stock has increased by 7.91% since.

Dynex Capital Inc. (DX): Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner Thomas B Akin Bought 200,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner of Dynex Capital Inc. (DX) Thomas B Akin bought 200,000 shares on 03/18/2010 at an average price of $9.2. Dynex Capital, Inc. and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates, is a mortgage and consumer finance company which uses its loan production operations to create investments for its portfolio. Dynex Capital Inc. has a market cap of $130.3 million; its shares were traded at around $9.2 with a P/E ratio of 9.2 and P/S ratio of 3.6. The dividend yield of Dynex Capital Inc. stocks is 10%.

DX recently reported its fourth quarter results. The company reported net income to common shareholders for the fourth quarter of 2009 of $3.1 million or $0.23 per diluted common share and full year 2009 net income to common shareholders of $13.6 million, or $1.02 per diluted common share. Highlights for the quarter and year are summarized below:

Buy:: EVP, COO and CFO Stephen J Benedetti bought 806 shares of DX stock on 02/01/2010 at the average price of 8.53, the price of the stock has increased by 7.85% since.

Bruker BioSciences Corp. (BRKR): CEO/President, 10% Owner Frank H Laukien Bought 100,000 Shares

CEO/President, 10% Owner of Bruker BioSciences Corp. (BRKR) Frank H Laukien bought 100,000 shares on 03/17/2010 at an average price of $14.7. As of February 26, 2008, the renamed BRUKER CORPORATION has become the parent company of the entire Bruker group of companies. Bruker Biosciences Corp. has a market cap of $2.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.7 with a P/E ratio of 29.3 and P/S ratio of 2.1.

Bruker recently reported its fourth quarter 2009 results. The company announced that its GAAP revenue increased by 16% to $366.4 million, compared to revenue of $315.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2008. Fourth quarter revenue increased by 6% year-over-year. GAAP revenue increased by 13% year-over-year for the company’s BSI segment, and by 116% year-over-year for the company’s BEST segment.

Sell:: Director, 10% Owner Dirk D Laukien sold 2,000,000 shares of BRKR stock on 03/03/2010 at the average price of 12.95, the price of the stock has increased by 13.51% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

American Dairy Inc. (ADY): Chairman, CEO, President Leng You-bin Bought 47,890 Shares

Chairman, CEO, President of American Dairy Inc. (ADY) Leng You-bin bought 47,890 shares on 03/17/2010 at an average price of $20.13. American Dairy, Inc. conducts operations in the People's Republic of China through its wholly owned subsidiary Feihe Dairy. American Dairy Inc. has a market cap of $437 million; its shares were traded at around $20.13 with a P/E ratio of 21.6 and P/S ratio of 1.6.

Sell:: VP Finance, Feihe Dairy Co. Liu Sheng-hui sold 18,000 shares of ADY stock on 11/30/2009 at the average price of 24.41, the price of the stock has decreased by 17.53% since.

FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. (FCH): President and CEO Richard Allen Smith Bought 29,046 Shares

President and CEO of FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. (FCH) Richard Allen Smith bought 29,046 shares on 03/19/2010 at an average price of $5.89. FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. is a real estate investment trust. Felcor Lodging Trust Inc. has a market cap of $385.9 million; its shares were traded at around $5.89 with a P/E ratio of 5.9 and P/S ratio of 0.5.

Felcor recently reported its fourth quarter results. Net loss for the fourth quarter was $51.2 million. Same-Store Adjusted EBITDA for 2009 was $177.1 million, compared to $271.4 million for 2008. Adjusted EBITDA for 2009 was $178.9 million, compared to $275.8 million for 2008.

John Paulson owns 3,000,000 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 247.83% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.06% of the $19.49 billion portfolio of Paulson & Co.. Ken Heebner owns 1,920,000 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 61.34% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.1% of the $6.8 billion portfolio of CAPITAL GROWTH MANAGEMENT LP.

Buy:: Executive VP & CFO Andrew J Welch bought 9,631 shares of FCH stock on 03/19/2010 at the average price of 4.92, the price of the stock has increased by 19.72% since. Many other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

For the complete list of stocks that 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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