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Weekly CFO Buys Highlights

- By Myra Ramdenbourg

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent CFO buys were: Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS), York Water Co. (YORW) and Brinker International Inc. (EAT).

Kingsway Financial Services: COO, CFO and EVP William August Hickey Jr. bought ‘–4 shares

On April –5, COO, CFO and EVP William August Hickey Jr. bought ‘–4 shares at a price of $4.76 per share. The price of the stock has decreased by —.7‘%. Kingsway has a market cap of $9–.—6 million, and its shares traded around $4.6‘ Monday. The company has a P/E ratio of 6…–.‘— and P/S ratio of ….58.


Kingsway announced its —…–5 fourth-quarter results with revenues of $‘8.–8 million and gross profit of $8.85 million while the net loss was $—.–‘ million. The —…–5 total revenue was $–59.97 million, a –% increase from the —…–4 total revenue. The —…–5 gross profit was $44.‘8 million, a 9% decrease from the —…–4 gross profit. The —…–5 net loss was $768,……….

On April –5, CEO and President Larry G. Swets� Jr.� bought 4‘8 shares at a price of $4.76 per share. The price of the stock has decreased by —.7‘%. On April –5, Vice President Hassan Baqar bought –5… shares at an average price of $4.76 per share. The price of the stock has decreased by —.7‘%. On March —8, Director Gary Schaevitz bought –,–94 shares at a price of $4.65 per share. The price of the stock has decreased by ….4‘%.

York Water: CFO Kathleen M. Miller bought –5— shares

On April –8, CFO Kathleen M. Miller bought –5— shares at a price of $—8.66 per share. The price of the stock has increased by ….—4%. York has a market cap of $‘68.495 million, and its shares were traded around $—8.7‘. The company has a P/E ratio of —9.‘— and P/S ratio of 7.85. York's trailing –—-month dividend yield is —.–—% while the forward dividend yield is —.–6%. Over the past –… years, York had an annual average earnings growth of 4.‘…%. GuruFocus rated York the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

York announced its —…–5 fourth-quarter results with revenues of $––.6— million and gross profit of $9.7… million while the net income was $‘.5— million. The —…–5 total revenue was $47.…9 million, a ‘% increase from the —…–4 total revenue. The —…–5 gross profit was $‘9.…— million, a ‘% increase from the —…–4 gross profit. The —…–5 net loss was $–—.49 million.

On April –5, President and CEO Jeffrey R. Hines bought 5—8 shares at a price of $—8.‘9 per share. The price of the stock has increased by –.—%. On April –8, Vice President - Customer Service Vernon L. Bracey bought –4 shares at a price of $—8.87 per share. The price of the stock has decreased by ….48%. On April –8, Vice President - Operations John H. Strine bought 69 shares at a price of $—8.6— per share. The price of the stock has increased by ….‘8%.

Brinker International: SVP and CFO Thomas Edwards� Jr.� bought 5,5…… shares

On April —7, SVP and CFO Thomas Edwards� Jr.� bought 5,5…… shares at a price of $45.5 per share. The price of the stock has increased by ‘.45%. Brinker has a market cap of $—.69 billion, and its shares were traded around $47.…7. The company has a P/E ratio of –4.45 and P/S ratio of ….96. The trailing –—-month dividend yield of Brinker stocks is —.65% while the forward dividend yield is —.76%. Over the past –… years, Brinker had an annual average earnings growth of 7.4…%.

Brinker announced its —…–5 fourth-quarter results with revenues of $788.– million and gross profit of $584.8– million while the net income was $47.69 million. The —…–5 total revenue was $‘.…… billion, a ‘% increase from the —…–4 total revenue. The —…–5 gross profit was $—.—‘ billion, a 4% increase from the —…–4 gross profit. The —…–5 net income was $–96.69 million.

On Feb. ––, EVP, Chief Dev. Officer Roger F. Thomson sold 55,4…9 shares at a price of $46.69 per share. The price of the stock has increased by ….8–%. On Feb. 9, Director George R. Mrkonic� Jr.� sold 5,584 shares at a price of $46.98 per share. The price of the stock has increased by ….–9%. On Jan. —7, VP, Corp. Affairs and Inv. Rel. Joseph G. Taylor sold –,……… shares at a price of $5….–— per share. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.…9%.

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