James Zarley, a Texas Roadhouse Inc. (TXRH) insider since 2004, filed a Form 4 disclosing the purchase of 18,900 shares of TXRH on May 1 at $52.91. The long-time director's $992K purchase was a reversal -- Zarley sold 10,900 shares of the steakhouse chain in February of...
Somewhere, Benjamin Graham is smiling. The father of Value Investing and mentor to Warren Buffett had a favorite investment strategy: Buying “Net-Net” stocks. These are stocks that because of bad markets, bad business, bad luck – or a combination of all three -- are trading for less than the net cash they have in the bank.
It's typically bullish when a corporate insider buys shares of his or her company. Insiders have knowledge about their companies that outsiders don't. But when multiple corporate insiders purchase their own stock at the same time, it's typically an even stronger buy signal. Such "cluster buying"...
 We’ve heard the Warren Buffett’s saying a hundred times: Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful. Over the last year, corporate insiders as a group have done just that. During most of 2018 officers and directors sold heavily. However, as panic selling by investors has intensified in recent weeks, so has insider buying.   Through Thursday of this holiday-shortened trading week, the WhaleWisdom Insider Sell vs Buy ratio was at 0.44.
A JC Penny (JCP) insider disclosed on Monday afternoon a nearly $1 million purchase of JCP stock at $0.99 cents. JCP traded at $1.91 as recently as March 12, but in recent weeks speculation has intensified that a bankruptcy filing by the 117-year-old retailer was fast approaching.
Both insider trades and analyst recommendations contain information which may be useful for investors researching stocks. However, of the two information sources, one is much more trustworthy than the other. Everyday the financial media devotes major coverage to Wall Street analyst commentary on stocks....
The stock market is being hit with record insider selling. WhaleWisdom's Weekly Sell/Buy ratio for the week ending Feb. 15 showed the highest ratio of selling by C-level officers compared to buying since early January 2014. It was also the 3rd highest reading/most selling since 2008. Last...
Insider buying and large 13F increases don’t always immediately translate into higher stock prices. A case in point is the development-stage biotech company Pfenex Inc. (AMEX:PFNX).
Director Stephen Luczo bought $3.7 mil of AT&T(T) at $37.60 on Feb.4. It was Luczo's -- who is also Chairman of the Board at Seagate Technology(STX) -- first open market purchase of AT&T shares since becoming a director in November. Luczo's history as a...
Donald Trump's insider buying history is short, but interesting, given the fact that the former corporate insider is now the 45th President of the United States. It was Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at 3:08 PM when Donald J. Trump filed a Form 4...