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Weekly Top Insider Buys Highlight for the Week of Oct. 20

The largest Insider Buys this week were for Ulta Beauty, PacWest Bancorp, Tile Shop Holdings and Ferrellgas Partners LP

October 21, 2017 | About:

The largest Insider Buys this week were for Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA), PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW), Tile Shop Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TTS) and Ferrellgas Partners LP (NYSE:FGP).

Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA): Director Charles Heilbronn bought 127,889 shares

Director Charles Heilbronn bought 127,889 shares of ULTA stock on Oct. 13 at the average price of $195.21. The price of the stock has increased by 4.93% since.

Ulta Beauty Inc. is an American beauty chain store that focuses on cosmetic and skincare products, fragrances, and haircare products. The company also equips each store with its own salon. The company is a component of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100. The company has a market cap of $12.58 billion, and as of Oct. 20 it traded at $204.84.

On Aug. 24 Ulta Beauty Inc. reported its second quarter 2017 results. The company reported that net sales increased 20.6% to $1,289.9 million from $1,069.2 million in the same period prior year. Furthermore, comparable sales increased 11.7% compared to an increase of 14.4% in the same period prior year.

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW): EVP, CFO Patrick J. Rusnak bought 2,000 shares

EVP, CFO Patrick J. Rusnak bought 2,000 shares of PACW stock on Oct. 19 at the average price of $46.92. The price of the stock has increased by 2.28% since.

PacWest Bancorp is an American bank holding company with one wholly owned subsidiary, Pacific Western Bank. The company has 79 full service branches located throughout the state of California and one branch in North Carolina. The company provides commercial banking services, including real estate, construction, and commercial loans in addition to deposit and treasury management services to small and medium sized businesses. The company has a market cap of $5.9 billion, and as of Oct. 20 it traded at $47.99.

On Oct. 17 PacWest Bancorp announced results for the third financial quarter of 2017. The company reported net earnings of $101.5 million, or $0.84 per diluted share, compared to net earnings for the second quarter of 2017 of $93.6 million, or $0.77 per diluted share. Furthermore, the company reported a core deposit increase of $314 million and represents 81% of total deposits. The company’s new loan and lease production was $1.0 billion for the quarter.

Tile Shop Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TTS): Director Peter J. Jacullo III bought 48,767 shares

Director Peter J. Jacullo III bought 48,767 shares of TTS stock on Oct. 19 at the average price of $8.53. The price of the stock has increased by 2.58% since.

Tile Shop Holdings Inc. is an American specialty retailer of manufactured and natural stone tiles, setting, and maintenance materials. The company offers approximately 4,000 products made from a diverse range of materials such as glass, cement, metal, and marble. The company owns the Rush River, Fired Earth, and Superior brand names. The company has a market cap of $455.63 million, and as of Oct. 20 it traded at $8.75.

On Oct. 17 Tile Shop Holdings Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per common share. The dividend is payable on Nov. 14 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 31.

Ferrellgas Partners L.P. (NYSE:FGP): Senior VP Legal & Risk Trenton D. Hampton bought 6,000 shares

Senior VP Legal & Risk Trenton D. Hampton bought 6,000 shares of FGP stock on Oct. 16 at the average price of $4.98. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.41% since.

Ferrellgas Partners LP is an American supplier of propane. The company has corporate operations in the Kansas City suburbs of Liberty, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas. As of September 2016, the company has 911 retail locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in addition to locations in Puerto Rico. The company has a market cap of $472.14 million, and as of Oct. 20 it traded at $4.86.

On Sept. 28 Ferrellgas Partners LP reported financial results for its fiscal year ended July 31, 2017. The company a net loss of $54.2 million, compared to net loss of $665.4 million for the same period in 2016. Adjusted EBITDA was $230.1 million compared to $344.7 million in the prior year period due to decreased contributions from the midstream operations segment. 791.1 million gallons of propane were sold, compared to 778.9 million gallons in the same period prior year.

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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