By Mark W. Gaffney For WhaleWisdom.com On December 8, 2017 Iroquois Capital Management filed a 13G report with the SEC stating that it owned 3,575,583 shares of Pareteum Corporation (NYSE: TEUM). For several days after the investment fund’s public disclosure TEUM hovered around $0.75, but soon it’s price began climbing. Then...
When the stock market swoons, I like to watch insider buying to see where the smart money is finding value. Here are three stocks with interesting insider activity that also showed good relative strength in Monday’s weak market.
Dr. Michael Burry's Scion Asset Management disclosed holdings on Feb. 15 for the first time in over two years. The investing legend was one of the first people to recognize the massive risk in the pre-2007 sub-prime real estate market -- the then unknown money manager bet...
When screening insider trades, my interest is always piqued when I see both top executives of a company buying shares. It implies that the two people with the best information on that company agree the shares are a good value. That’s what just happened at FS KKR Capital Corp (FSK). Both the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and the CEO, along with a director, purchased a total of $495,000 of their company’s stock.
Camping World Holdings (CWH) shares plunged last week following a report that CEO Marcus Lemonis was accused of illegal insider trading. However, one of CWH's largest shareholders bought into the price weakness, adding aggressively to its position. Marcus Lemonis is CEO of...
Amin Maredia, formerly the CEO of Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), was a valuable member of the natural grocer’s management team over the last few years. How valuable? Well, his services are apparently worth $600 million. Because that’s how much market value SFM stock lost on Friday after Maredia suddenly resigned.
Many “effects” in finance have been linked to the calendar. There’s the Weekend Effect, the Turn-of-the-Month Effect, the October Effect, even the Mark Twain Effect. But probably the most widely discussed is the January Effect. This is the tendency for stocks – particularly small-cap stocks – to outperform in January vs other months. The January Effect is a market “anomaly” – market price behavior that “shouldn’t” happen.
When investors sell an entire market sector indiscriminately, they always throw out a few babies with the bathwater. That may be the case with these two small-cap specialty semiconductor companies where insiders recently purchased shares on the open market.
Garelick Capital Partners isn't exactly a household name in the Hedge Fund world. But that may change if the Boston-based hedge fund maintains its torrid performance. Based on the returns of 13F holdings through Q4's end, the Boston-based hedge fund is one of the...
As gold's ascent gains momentum, investors looking for ways to play the gold rally may want to analyze the gold stocks hedge funds have been buying. Gold hit a five year high on Friday as rate cut expectations, dollar weakness, trade war fears and...