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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight

Details the CEO buys this past week for the following companies: Medtronic PLC, OPKO Health, Hartford Financial Services and MyoKardia

January 13, 2019 | About:

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.

Medtronic PLC CEO bought 12,000 shares

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak bought 12,000 shares on Jan. 9 at a price of $84.05. The price of the stock has increased by 0.94% since.

Medtronic is a medical technology company. It primarily manufactures and sell device-based medical therapies. It operates in Cardiac and Vascular, Minimally Invasive Therapies, Restorative Therapies and Diabetes segments. The company has a market cap of $113.94 billion. Its shares traded at $84.84 with a price-earnings ratio of 53.22 as of Jan. 11.

Second quarter net income for fiscal 2019 was $1.115 billion compared to $2.017 billion for the second quarter of fiscal 2018.

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Karen L. Parkhill bought 3,000 shares on Jan. 9 at a price of $83.87. The price of the stock has increased by 1.16% since.

OPKO Health CEO bought 190,000 shares

OPKO Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) CEO, Chairman, and 10% Owner Phillip Frost bought 190,000 shares during the past week at the average price of $3.48.

OPKO Health is a diversified health care company that seeks to establish industry-leading positions in large, rapidly growing markets. The company has a market cap of $2.14 billion. Its shares traded at $3.83 as of Jan. 11.

Net loss for the three months ended Sept. 30 was $27.7 million compared to net loss of $35.9 million for the comparable 2017 period.

Frost bought 30,000 shares on Jan. 4 at a price of $3.43; 55,000 shares on Jan. 7 at a price of $3.56; 35,000 shares on Jan. 8 at a price of $3.61; 10,000 shares on Jan. 9 at a price of $3.65; and 10,000 shares on Jan. 10 at a price of $3.69. The price of the stock has increased by 3.79% since.

Hartford Financial Services CEO bought 11,423 shares

The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:HIG) Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift bought 11,423 shares on Jan. 10 at a price of $43.73. The price of the stock has increased by 1.67% since.

Hartford Financial Services provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers in the United States. The company has a market cap of $15.95 billion. Its shares traded at $44.46 as of Jan. 11.

Net income for the third quarter of 2018 was $432 million compared to $234 million for the prior-year period.

MyoKardia CEO bought 2,500 shares

MyoKardia Inc. (NASDAQ:MYOK) President and CEO Anastasios Gianakakos bought 2,500 shares on Jan. 4 at a price of $39.86. The price of the stock has increased by 18.34% since.

MyoKardia is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company which is engaged in discovering, developing and commercializing targeted therapies for the treatment of serious and neglected rare cardiovascular diseases. The company has a market cap of $1.9 billion. Its shares traded at $47.17 with a price-earnings ratio of as of Jan. 11.

Net loss for the third quarter of 2018 was $15.8 million compared to a net loss of $16.7 million for the comparable period of 2017.

Gianakakos sold 2,770 shares on Jan. 7 at a price of $44.11. The price of the stock has increased by 6.94% since.

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

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


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