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Shuda Xia
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Top Insider Buys Highlight for the Week of July 10

Insiders load up on Dun & Bradstreet, Syneos Health, Sunnova Energy International and The Cooper Companies

The largest Insider Buys this week were for Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE:DNB), Syneos Health Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNH), Sunnova Energy International Inc. (NYSE:NOVA), and The Cooper Companies Inc. (NYSE:COO).

Dun & Bradstreet president bought 100,000 shares

President Stephen C. Daffron bought 100,000 shares of Dun & Bradstreet on July 2 for an average price of $22. The stock has climbed 19.32% since then.

Dun & Bradstreet is an American commercial and professional services company that focuses on providing commercial data, analytics and insights for businesses. The company offers a wide range of services for risk and finance, operations and supply and sales and marketing professionals. The company has a market capitalization of $974.730 million; as of July 10, it traded at $26.25.

On June 30, Dun & Bradstreet announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 78,302,272 shares of common stock at a price of $22 per share. The shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1 and closed on July 6.

Syneos Health director bought 8,691 shares

Director John M. Dineen bought 8,691 shares of Syneos on July 6 for an average price of $59.11. Since then, the share price has decreased 4.62%.

Syneos Health is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions company that includes a Contract Research Organization and a Contract Commercial Organization. The company has customers in more than 110 countries. The company has a market capitalization of $5.87 billion; as of July 10, it traded at $56.38.

On May 28, Syneos Health announced it has entered a strategic agreement with Daiichi Sankyo Inc. (TSE:4568). The companies are forming a partnership to bring promising cancer therapies to patients safely, effectively and efficiently. Syneos Health will provide strategic and operational solutions for three lead Daiichi Sankyo DXd antibody drug conjugates.

Sunnova Energy International executive vice president and chief financial officer bought 3,000 shares

Executive Vice President and CFO Robert Lawrence Lane bought 3,000 shares of Sunnova on July 6 for an average price of $16.5. The stock has gained 15.33% since then.

Sunnova Energy International is an American residential solar and energy storage service provider that focuses on providing customers with clean, affordable and reliable energy. The company has a market capitalization of $1.61 billion; as of July 10, it traded at $19.03.

On Feb. 12, Sunnova Energy announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Generac Power Systems, a global designer and manufacturer of energy technology solutions and other power products. The partnership will make Sunnova the exclusive lease and power purchase agreement provider for the PWRcell energy storage system sold by contractors using Generac’s PowerPlay design.

The Cooper Companies president and CEO bought 1,000 shares

President and CEO Albert G. White III bought 1,000 shares of Cooper Companies on July 8 for an average price of $278.23. The share price has risen 4.01% since then.

The Cooper Companies is an international medical devices company that is divided into two business units. CooperVision focuses on manufacturing contact lenses, while CooperSurgical manufacturers medical devices and fertility and genomic products. The company is a component of the S&P 500. The company has a market capitalization of $15.43 billion; as of July 10, it traded at $289.40.

On July 9, Cooper Companies announced the board of directors declared a semi-annual dividend of 3 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on Aug. 7 to shareholders of record on July 23.

For the complete list of stocks that were bought by their company executives, go to insider trades.

Disclosure: I do not own stock in any of the companies mentioned in the article.

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