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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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Insider Buys and Sells of the Week

Company insiders buy shares of pdvWireless and Essent Group

The All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sells over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings to All Insider Buying at $500,000, duration to "July 2016” and “July 2016,” and All Insider Sales at $5,000,000.

According to the above filters, the following are recent buys and sells from company insiders in the past week.

On July 8, Owl Creek Asset Management, a 10% owner of pdvWireless Inc. (PDVW), bought 28,096 shares at the price of $22.30 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has risen by 6.1% to $23.67.

The company has an insider ownership of 4.2% and an institutional ownership of 83.0%. During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has dropped by 37% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 1.34.

On July 6, Andrew Turnbull, director of Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT), bought 36,353 shares of the company at the price of $21.33 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has risen by 6.2% to $22.65.

The company has an institutional ownership of 94.20% and it has strong returns that are currently hitting its all-time best performance with a ROA of 12.13% and a ROE of 15.78%.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has dropped by 21% and is now trading with a P/E ratio of 12.25. The price is 23.66% below its 52-week high and 37.36% above its 52-week low.

On July 6, Brookfield Property Partners, a 10% owner of Rouse Properties Inc. (RSE), bought 38,499,817 shares in the company at the price of $18.25 per share. On the same day, Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a 10% owner of the company bought 38,499,817 shares at the same price. Since then, the price of the stock didn’t face any change.

The company has an insider ownership of 1.33% and an institutional ownership of 99.44%. It is a real estate investment trust. It owns and manages regional malls in protected markets in the U.S. The company operates through retail segment, which includes the operation, development and management of regional malls.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 3% and is now trading with a P/S ratio of 3.40. The price is 2.46% below its 52-week high and 42.85% above its 52-week low.

On July 6, Ryan J. Morris, a director of Sevcon Inc. (SEV), bought 669,000 shares of the company at the price of $9.12 per share and on the same day, Meson Constructive Capital LP, a 10% owner, bought 614,000 shares at the same price. Since then, the price of the stock has risen by 2.5% to $9.35.

The company has an insider ownership of 19.37% and an institutional ownership of 84.47%. Through wholly-owned subsidiaries located in the U.S., England, France, South Korea and Japan and a 50% owned joint venture located in China, and through an international dealer network, the company designs and sells, under the Sevcon name, motor controllers for zero emission electric and hybrid vehicles.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock is almost flat and is now trading with a P/S ratio of 0.85 and a P/B ratio of 2.12. The price is 24.96% below its 52-week high and 29.86% above its 52-week low.

Most important sales of the week

On July 6, the following 10% owners, Blackstone Real Estate Holding, Blackstone Real Estate Partner, Blackstone Retail Transaction and BRXHoldco LLC, sold a total of 80,000,000 shares of Brixmor Property Group Inc. (BRX) at the price of $26.01 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has risen by 3.8% to $27.

The company has an institutional ownership of 99.94% and an insider ownership of 1.01%. It is an internally-managed REIT. The company owns and operates wholly-owned portfolio of grocery-anchored community and neighborhood shopping centers in the U.S.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 15% and is now trading with a P/E ratio of 36.47. The price is 1.28% below its 52-week high and 35.61% above its 52-week low.

On July 5, directors and 10% owners Invus L.P. and Bishop Family Limited Partners, sold a total of 17,100,000 shares of Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. (BUFF) at the price of $21.29 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has risen by 19.8% to $25.50.

The company has an institutional ownership of 85.74% and an insider ownership of 0.41%. It is a pet food company in the U.S., selling dog and cat food made with whole meats, fruits and vegetables and other natural ingredients.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has dropped by 6% and is now trading with a P/E ratio of 67.14. The price is 11.46% below its 52-week high and 67.87% above its 52-week low.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

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