Insider Weekends – Insiders of Two Beauty Products Companies Acquire Shares

Welcome to edition 366 of Insider Weekends. Insider buying declined last week with insiders buying $32.53 million of stock compared to $60.74 million in the week prior. Selling also declined sharply with insiders selling $716.41 million of stock last week compared to $1.61 billion in the week prior.

Sell/Buy Ratio: The insider Sell/Buy ratio is calculated by dividing the total insider sales in a given week by total insider purchases that week. The adjusted ratio for last week dropped to 22.02. In other words, insiders sold more than 22 times as much stock as they purchased. The Sell/Buy ratio this week compares favorably with the prior week, when the ratio stood at 26.53.

Insider Sell Buy Ratio June 23, 2017

Insider Sell Buy Ratio June 23, 2017

Notable Insider Buys:

1. Revlon, Inc. (REV): $23.05

Director Ronald O. Perelman acquired 405,891 shares of this beauty care products company, paying $23.00 per share for a total amount of $9.34 million. These shares were purchased indirectly through MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated and related entities.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Revlon, Inc. here.

P/E: -17.12 Forward P/E: 10.98 Industry P/E: 79.29
P/S: 0.48 Price/Book: N/A EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $1.2B Avg. Daily Volume: 250,876 52 Week Range: $18.15 – $37.96

2. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. (PAGP): $24.59

Chairman of the Board & CEO Greg L. Armstrong acquired 50,000 shares of this energy pipeline, storage and transportation company, paying $23.41 per share for a total amount of $1.17 million. Mr. Armstrong increased his stake by 8.32% to 650,625 shares with this purchase.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Plains GP Holdings, L.P. here.

P/E: 58.97 Forward P/E: 12.17 Industry P/E: 31.64
P/S: 0.6 Price/Book: 1.43 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $13.58B Avg. Daily Volume: 1,271,122 52 Week Range: $12.77 – $36.09

3. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN): $126.07

CEO Ludwig Hantson acquired 10,000 shares of this biotech company, paying $116.72 per share for a total amount of $1.17 million. Mr. Hantson increased his stake by 34.81% to 38,725 shares with this purchase.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. here.

P/E: 60.06 Forward P/E: 19.19 Industry P/E: 14.09
P/S: 8.7 Price/Book: 3.19 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $28.31B Avg. Daily Volume: 3,113,855 52 Week Range: $96.18 – $145.42

4. Coty Inc. (COTY): $19.14

Shares of this cosmetics company were acquired by 2 insiders:

  • Chief Human Resources Officer Sebastien Froidefond acquired 32,300 shares, paying $18.95 per share for a total amount of $612,072. Mr. Froidefond increased his stake by 65.68% to 81,479 shares with this purchase.
  • Director Peter Harf acquired 26,500 shares, paying $19.00 per share for a total amount of $503,447. These shares were purchased indirectly by Mr. Harf’s wife.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Coty Inc. here.

P/E: -69.6 Forward P/E: 20.8 Industry P/E: 79.29
P/S: 2.21 Price/Book: 1.49 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $14.31B Avg. Daily Volume: 4,844,682 52 Week Range: $16.95 – $30.13

5. Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (CODI): $17

Director and Chief Executive Alan B. Offenberg acquired 60,000 shares, paying $16.84 per share for a total amount of $1.01 million.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Compass Diversified Holdings LLC here.

P/E: 109.68 Forward P/E: 9.88 Industry P/E: 5.58
P/S: 0.95 Price/Book: 1.25 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $1.02B Avg. Daily Volume: 157,723 52 Week Range: $15.9 – $19.5

You can view the full list of purchases from this Insider Buying page.

Notable Insider Sales:

1. Facebook, Inc. (FB): $155.07

Shares of Facebook were sold by 4 insiders:

  • COB and CEO Mark Zuckerberg sold 277,018 shares for $153.42, generating $42.49 million from the sale. These shares were sold indirectly through various entities.
  • Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg sold 131,500 shares for $152.65, generating $20.07 million from the sale. These shares were sold indirectly through a trust.
  • Chief Product Officer Christopher K. Cox sold 16,000 shares for $152.35, generating $2.44 million from the sale.
  • VP and General Counsel Colin Stretch sold 750 shares for $152.87, generating $114,654 from the sale.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Facebook, Inc. here.

P/E: 39.43 Forward P/E: 25.89 Industry P/E: 37.09
P/S: 14.84 Price/Book: 7.21 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $449.42B Avg. Daily Volume: 16,913,195 52 Week Range: $108.23 – $155.59

2. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA): $153.83

Shares of this semiconductor company were sold by 3 insiders:

  • Director Harvey C. Jones sold 145,520 shares for $159.31, generating $23.18 million from the sale. These shares were sold indirectly through various trusts.
  • Director Robert K. Burgess sold 50,000 shares for $158.08, generating $7.9 million from the sale.
  • Director James C. Gaither sold 27,269 shares for $158.72, generating $4.33 million from the sale. These shares were sold as a result of exercising options immediately prior to the sale.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for NVIDIA Corporation here.

P/E: 51.64 Forward P/E: 43.95 Industry P/E: 24.28
P/S: 12.14 Price/Book: 14.93 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $91.53B Avg. Daily Volume: 19,682,349 52 Week Range: $44.57 – $168.5

3. Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET): $161.62

President and CEO Jayshree Ullal sold 88,065 shares of this networking solutions provider for $158.01, generating $13.91 million from the sale. These shares were sold indirectly through various trusts.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Arista Networks, Inc. here.

P/E: 52.2 Forward P/E: 34.31 Industry P/E: 18.61
P/S: 9.52 Price/Book: 9.46 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $11.64B Avg. Daily Volume: 821,709 52 Week Range: $60.51 – $162.97

4. Criteo S.A. (CRTO): $50.17

Shares of this digital performance marketing company were sold by 2 insiders:

  • Executive Chairman Jean-Baptiste Rudelle sold 150,000 shares for $47.41, generating $7.11 million from the sale.
  • Director James Warner sold 1,250 shares for $46.98, generating $58,725 from the sale. These shares were sold as a result of exercising options immediately prior to the sale.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for Criteo S.A. here.

P/E: 42.99 Forward P/E: 16.29 Industry P/E: 51.79
P/S: 1.7 Price/Book: 4.92 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $3.25B Avg. Daily Volume: 820,223 52 Week Range: $32.83 – $56

5. American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG): $98.39

Shares of this insurance company were sold by 2 insiders:

  • Co-CEO & Co-President Carl H. Lindner III sold 56,353 shares for $102.17, generating $5.76 million from the sale. These shares were sold indirectly through a trust.
  • President of Subsidiary John B. Berding sold 12,792 shares for $101.13, generating $1.29 million from the sale. These shares were sold as a result of exercising options immediately prior to the sale.

You can view the list of recent insider transactions for American Financial Group, Inc. here.

P/E: 12.44 Forward P/E: 14.53 Industry P/E: 11.93
P/S: 1.34 Price/Book: 1.66 EV/EBITDA: N/A
Market Cap: $8.62B Avg. Daily Volume: 436,147 52 Week Range: $69.06 – $103.19

You can view the full list of sales from this Insider Sales page.

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