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Myra Ramdenbourg
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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight

Insiders invest in Bank of South Carolina, Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Kingsway Financial Services

April 23, 2019 | About:

According to GuruFocus insider data, the recent chief financial officer buys included Bank of South Carolina Corp. (NASDAQ:BKSC), Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:EIGR) and Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS).

Bank of South Carolina CFO bought 10,000 shares

CFO Eugene H. Walpole IV bought 10,000 shares for $18.92 per share on Apr. 17. Since then, the stock price has decreased 0.16%.

The bank has a market cap of $104.210 million and its shares were traded around $18.89. The company has a price-earnings ratio of 15.63 and  a price-sales ratio of 5.75. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.23%, while the forward dividend yield is 3.23%.

Bank of South Carolina announced its fourth-quarter results with revenue and gross profit of $4.56 billion, while the net income was $1.78 billion. The 2018 total revenue and gross profit was $18.76 billion, a 4% increase from 2017. The net income was $4.90 billion.

Sheryl G. Sharry bought 10,000 shares for $18.92 per share on Apr. 17. On the same day, Executive Vice President Douglas H. Sass bought 10,000 shares  and President Fleetwood S Hassell bought 10,000 shares. Since then, the stock price has decreased by 0.16%.

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals CFO bought 1,250 shares

CFO Sriram Ryali bought 1,250 shares for $11.08 per share on Apr. 22. Since then, the stock price has decreased by 0.09%.

Eiger Biopharmaceuticals has a market cap of $213.200 million and its shares were traded around $11.07. Over the past five years, the company annual average earnings growth of 34.80%.

Director Thomas John Dietz bought 5,000 shares for $11.05 per share on Apr. 22. Since then, the stock price has increased by 0.18%. Stephana Eilene Patton bought 1,000 shares for $11.03 per share on Apr. 22. Since then, the stock price has increased by 0.36%.

Kingsway Financial CFO bought 596 shares

CFO and Executive Vice President William August Hickey Jr. bought 596 shares for $2.52 per share on Apr. 15. Since then, the stock price has decreased by 10.71%.

Kingsway Financial has a market cap of $49.030 million and its shares were traded around $2.25 per share. The company has a price-sales ratio of 0.40. Over the past five years, the company had an annual average earnings growth of 33.40%.

Kingsway Financial Services announced its third-quarter results with revenue of $12.28 million and gross profit of $8.35 million, while the net loss was $4.19 million. The 2018 total revenue was $45.47 million, a 40% increase from 2017. The gross profit was $30.38 million, a 33% increase from the year prior. The net loss was $15.47 million.

President and CEO John Taylor Maloney Fitzgerald bought 830 shares for $2.52 per share on Apr. 15. Since then, the stock price has decreased by 10.71%. Director and 10% Owner Joseph Stilwell bought 135,341 shares for $3.01 per share on Mar. 29. Since then, the stock price has declined 25.25%.

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