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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight

- By Joy Hu

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

HD Supply Holdings CEO bought 50,000 shares

HD Supply Holdings Inc. (HDS) Chairman, President and CEO Joseph J. DeAngelo bought 50,000 shares on Dec. 14 at a price of $36.99. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.41% since.


HD Supply Holdings is an industrial distributor. It provides a broad range of products and value-added services to customers in various sectors such as maintenance, repair and operations, infrastructure and power and specialty construction. The company has a market cap of $6.43 billion. Its shares traded at $36.10 with a price-earnings ratio of 22.80 as of Dec. 21.

Net income was $82 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 compared to $452 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2017.

PVH Corp. CEO bought 10,000 shares

PVH Corp. (PVH) Chairman and CEO Emanuel Chirico bought 10,000 shares on Dec. 14 at a price of $95.51. The price of the stock has decreased by 7.11% since.

PVH Corp. is an apparel company which designs and markets branded dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear, jeanswear, intimate apparel, swim products, handbags, footwear and other related products. Its brands include Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. The company has a market cap of $6.72 billion. Its shares traded at $88.72 with a price-earnings ratio of 9.92 as of Dec. 21.

Net income for the third quarter of 2018 was $242.6 million compared to $238.7 million for the prior-year period.

Director Craig W. Rydin bought 1,050 shares on Dec. 14 at a price of $94.09. The price of the stock has decreased by 5.71% since.

Patrick Industries CEO bought 30,000 shares

Patrick Industries Inc. (PATK) CEO Todd M. Cleveland bought 30,000 shares on Dec. 17 at a price of $30.85. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.04% since.

Patrick Industries is a manufacturer of component products and distributor of building products and materials to the recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industries. The company has a market cap of $681.08 million. Its shares traded at $28.37 with a price-earnings ratio of 5.77 as of Dec. 21.

Net income in the third quarter of 2018 was $27.9 million compared to $17.9 million in the year-ago period.

Director M. Scott Welch bought 2,156 shares on Dec. 10 at a price of $34.1 and 10,000 shares on Dec. 14 at a price of $30.35. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.52% since.

Director Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell sold 10,259 shares on Dec. 11 at a price of $34.94; 121,138 shares on Dec. 13 at a price of $32.35; and 222,347 shares on Dec. 17 at a price of $30.34. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.49% since.

TPG RE Finance Trust CEO bought 45,000 shares

TPG RE Finance Trust Inc. (TRTX) CEO and President Greta Guggenheim bought 45,000 shares on Dec. 20 at a price of $18.51. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.35% since.

TPG RE Finance Trust originates and acquires a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate related assets, consisting of senior loans, senior participation interests in first mortgage loans, and commercial mortgage-backed securities. The company has a market cap of $1.23 billion. Its shares traded at $18.26 with a price-earnings ratio of 10.90 as of Dec. 21.

Net income for the third quarter of 2018 was $26.8 million compared to $20.8 million for the prior-year period.

Vice President Peter A. Smith bought 1,000 shares on Dec. 20 at a price of $18.5. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.3% since.

Ares Capital CEO bought 50,000 shares

Ares Capital Corp (ARCC) CEO R. Kipp Deveer bought 50,000 shares on Dec. 14 at a price of $16.02. The price of the stock has decreased by 7.37% since.

Ares Capital is a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. Its investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. The company has a market cap of $6.32 billion. Its shares traded at $14.84 with a price-earnings ratio of 7.99 as of Dec. 21.

Net income for the third quarter of 2018 was $209 million compared to $139 million for the comparable period of 2017.

Director Steve Bartlett bought 200 shares on Dec. 20 at a price of $15.4. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.64% 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.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.