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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight

- By Myra Ramdenbourg

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent chief financial officer buys were CenturyLink Inc. (CTL), Diebold Nixdorf Inc. (DBD) and Enphase Energy Inc. (ENPH).

CenturyLink CFO bought 50,000 shares

Executive Vice President and CFO Indraneel Dev bought 50,000 shares for $11.75 per share on March 6. Since then, the share price has increased 2.55%.


CenturyLink has a market cap of $13.01 billion and its shares were traded around $12.05. The company has a price-sales ratio of 0.55. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 15.52%, while the forward dividend yield is 8.39%.

The company announced its third-quarter results, with revenue of $5.82 billion and gross profit of $3.15 billion, while net income was $272 million. 2017 total revenue was $17.66 billion, a 1% increase from 2016. The gross profit was $10.00 billion, a 2% decrease from the year prior. The net income was $1.39 billion.

President and CEO Jeffrey K. Storey bought 83,000 shares for $11.94 per share on March 6. Since then, the stock has gained 0.92%. Director Kevin P. Chilton bought 2,000 shares for $12.3 per share on March 12. Since then, the stock has declined 2.03%. Director Steven T. Clontz bought 8,000 shares for $11.95 per share on March 6. Since then, shares have gained 0.84%.

Diebold Nixdorf CFO bought 19,100 shares

Senior Vice President and CFO Jeffrey L. Rutherford bought 19,100 shares for $10.54 per share on March 13. Since then, the share price has increased 5.5%.

Diebold Nixdorf has a market cap of $851.390 million and its shares were traded around $11.12. The company has a price-sales ratio of 0.17. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 0.90%.

The company announced its third-quarter results, with revenue of $1.12 billion and gross profit of $237 million, while the net loss was $212.6 million. The 2017 total revenue was $4.61 billion, a 39% increase from 2016. The gross profit was $1.05 billion, a 4% decrease from the year prior. The net loss was $233.1 million.

President and CEO Gerrard Schmid bought 22,222 shares for $8.8 per share on March 4. Since then, the stock has climbed 26.36%. Ulrich Naher, senior vice president of systems, bought 10,000 shares for $10.21 per share on March 13. Since then, the stock has gained 8.91%. Director Ellen Costello bought 2,500 shares for $10.11 per share on March 11. Since then, shares have risen 9.99%.

Enphase Energy CFO bought 22,830 shares

Vice President and CFO Eric Branderiz bought 11,415 shares for $8.77 per share on March 5. Since then, the stock has gained 5.36%.

Enphase Energy has a market cap of $982.480 million and its shares were traded around $9.24. The company has a price-sales ratio of 3.01.

The company announced fourth-quarter results, with revenue of $92.29 million and gross profit of $28.17 million, while net income was $709,000. The 2018 total revenue was $316.16 million, a 10% increase from 2017. The gross profit was $94.45 million, a 69% increase from the year prior. The net loss was $11.63 million.

President and CEO Badrinarayanan Kothandaraman bought 10,000 shares for $8.74 per share on March 5. Since then, the stock has climbed 5.72%. Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer David A. Ranhoff sold 60,000 shares for $9.14 per share on March 4. Since then, shares have swelled 1.09%. Director Richard Mora sold 70,000 shares for $9.09 per share on Feb. 28. Since then, the stock has risen 1.65%.

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This article first appeared on GuruFocus.