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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight

According to GuruFocus insider data, these are the largest CEO buys of the past week.

Capri Holdings CEO bought 363,000 shares

Capri Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:CPRI) Chairman and CEO John D. Idol bought 363,000 shares on Aug. 15 for a price of $27.48. The share price has risen 2.77% since then.

Capri Holdings, formerly Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., designs and manufactures apparel, footwear and accessories (primarily handbags). Products are positioned as luxury goods and sold under three brands: Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo. The company has a market cap of $4.28 billion. Its shares traded at $28.24 with a price-earnings ratio of 10.64 as of Aug. 16.

Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 was $45 million compared to $186 million in the prior-year quarter.

General Electric CEO bought 583,884 Shares

General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) Chairman and CEO H. Lawrence Culp Jr. bought 583,884 shares during the past week at an average price of $8.56.

General Electric is a diversified manufacturer that operates seven separate businesses in its industrial segment: power, oil and gas, renewable energy, lighting, aviation, health care and transportation. The company also provides specialty industrial financing through its GE Capital division. The company has a market cap of $76.71 billion. Its shares traded at a price of $8.79 as of Aug. 16.

Net loss was $61 million compared to net earnings of $615 million for the prior-year period.

Culp bought 331,684 shares on Aug. 12 at a price of $9.04 and 252,200 shares on Aug. 15 at a price of $7.93. The share price has increased by 10.84% since then.

Director Paula Rosput Reynolds bought 10,000 shares on Aug. 15 at a price of $8.53. The share price has increased by 3.05% since then.

Senior Vice President Scott Strazik bought 34,836 shares on Aug. 15 at a price of $8.01. The share price has risen 9.74% since then.

Senior Vice President L. Kevin Cox bought 105,600 shares on Aug. 13 at a price of $9.42. The share price has decreased by 6.69% since then.

Director Thomas W. Horton bought 55,248 shares on Aug. 12 at a price of $9.02. The share price has decreased by 2.55% since then.

Sarepta Therapeutics CEO bought 16,252 shares

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) President and CEO Douglas S. Ingram bought 16,252 shares on Aug. 12 at a price of $123.07. Since then, the share price has increased by 1.53%.

Sarepta Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on treating rare, infectious and other diseases. The company has a market cap of $9.29 billion. Its shares traded at $124.95 as of Aug. 16.

The net loss for the second quarter of 2019 and 2018 was $276.4 million and $109.3 million, respectively.

Director Richard Barry bought 1,300 shares on Aug. 12 at a price of $122.5 and 3,700 shares on Aug. 14 at a price of $122.5. The share price has increased by 2% since then.

Ryman Hospitality Properties CEO bought 13,585 shares

Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. (NYSE:RHP) Chairman and CEO Colin V. Reed bought 13,585 shares on Aug. 9 at a price of $79.30. The share price has gained 2.75% since then.

Ryman Hospitality Properties is a real estate investment trust that focuses on group-oriented destination hotel assets in urban and resort markets in the United States. The company has a market cap of $4.19 billion. Its shares traded at $81.48 with a price-earnings ratio of 16.16 as of Aug. 16.

Net income for the second quarter was $49.38 million compared to $55.55 million for the prior-year quarter.

Axogen CEO bought 75,000 shares

Axogen Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN) CEO Karen L. Zaderej bought 75,000 shares on Aug. 9 at a price of $13.50. The price of the stock has increased by 13.48% since then.

AxoGen is a medical technology company. It provides products and education to improve surgical treatment algorithms for peripheral nerve injuries. The company has a market cap of $601.39 million. Its shares traded at $15.32 with a price-earnings ratio of 10.64 as of Aug. 16.

The net loss for the second quarter was $7 million compared to a net loss of $7.4 million in the year-ago quarter.

Chief Human Resources Officer Maria D. Martinez bought 2,000 shares on Aug. 14 at a price of $15.13. The share price has increased by 1.26% since then.

Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer Isabelle Billet bought 5,635 shares on Aug. 13 at the average price of $15.11. Since then, the price of the stock has increased by 1.39%.

Director Quentin S. Blackford bought 15,535 shares on Aug. 12 at a price of $14.01. The price of the stock has increased by 9.35% since then.

Director Mark Stephen Gold bought 4,000 shares on Aug. 9 at a price of $13.1. The price of the stock has increased by 16.95% since then.

For the complete list of stocks bought by their company CEOs, go to CEO Buys.

Disclosure: I do not own stock in any of the companies mentioned in the article.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.