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Hays finance boss offloads £1.2m in shares

Hays finance boss offloads £1.2m in shares

Thu, 21 May 2015

The finance director of Hays has raised over £1.2m from selling shares in the recruitment specialist, cutting his stake by 44%. Paul Venables, a chartered accountant who was appointed to the board in ... [more]

Countrywide boss takes the long view

Countrywide boss takes the long view

Tue, 19 May 2015

Countrywide chief executive Alison Platt has acquired approximately £250,000 worth of shares, the property services group confirmed. In a short statement on Tuesday, the FTSE 250 group said Platt purc... [more]

Athelney Trust chairman offloads entire stake

Athelney Trust chairman offloads entire stake

Fri, 15 May 2015

The chairman of Athelney Trust has sold his entire holding in the small cap-focused investment trust, the company said on Friday. Hugo Deschampsneufs offloaded his 78,038 shares in Athelney at a price... [more]

Sage's CEO buys £0.25m worth in shares after strong first-half results

Sage's CEO buys £0.25m worth in shares after strong first-half results

Thu, 14 May 2015

Sage's chief executive Stephen Kelly bought 46,2000 shares at 541p each, spending a total of £0.25m. Kelly, who has been in the role since November last year, said last week the group delivered a good... [more]

Morgan Sindall's CEO sells £0.8m worth in shares

Morgan Sindall's CEO sells £0.8m worth in shares

Wed, 13 May 2015

Morgan Sindall Group's chief executive John Morgan sold £0.8m worth in shares on Wednesday. Morgan sold 102,706 shares for an individual price of 792p each after exercising 107,736 options under the c... [more]

Derwent London chairman sells £13.8m-worth of shares

Tue, 12 May 2015

The non-executive chairman of Derwent London sold £13.8m worth of shares in the property investment and development group. Robert Rayne sold a total of 400,000 shares in two transactions for 3,451.80p... [more]

Intu's John Whittaker raises stake through £5.6m share purchase

Mon, 11 May 2015

John Whittaker, the deputy chairman of shopping-centre owner Intu Properties, has topped up his already sizeable stake in the company in a transaction worth £5.6m. Whittaker, the Peel Group founder wh... [more]

Saga CEO buys shares after better-than-expected results

Fri, 08 May 2015

The chief executive of Saga Group has purchased £30,245 worth of shares in the company which provides insurance, travel, financial services and healthcare to people over 50 years old. Lance Batchelor ... [more]

Utilitywise's director buys £1m worth in shares

Thu, 07 May 2015

A non-executive director of cost management consultancy Utilitywise acquired £0.99m worth in shares in the group. Jeremy Middleton, who also co-founded emergency repairs business HomeServe, bought 450... [more]

Greggs' finance director sells £0.5m worth in shares

Wed, 06 May 2015

The finance director at Greggs has sold £0.5m worth in shares on Wednesday. Richard Hutton sold 47,200 shares for an individual price of 1,145.60p, pocketing a total of £540,723. The sale follows an ... [more]

Shell's CFO sells £0.4m worth in shares

Tue, 05 May 2015

Royal Dutch Shell's chief financial officer sold £0.4m worth in shares one week after the oil giant reported a decline in unadjusted profits during the first quarter of the year. Simon Henry sold 20,0... [more]

Xaar's new CEO buys shares in the company

Fri, 01 May 2015

The chief executive of Xaar has bought shares in the digital printing group on Friday. Doug Edwards, who toke the role in the beginning of the year, bought 9,292 shares for 21.5p each, spending a tota... [more]

Pearson's CFO sells £1.3m worth in shares

Thu, 30 April 2015

The chief financial officer of Pearson sold £1.3m worth in shares on Thursday. Robin Freestone's connected person, Mirima Freestone, sold 100,000 shares for 1319p each, bringing home £1.319m. Followi... [more]

Whitbread director Ian Cheshire increases stake after upbeat full-year results

Wed, 29 April 2015

A senior director at Whitbread bought shares on the same day the Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner delivered strong full-year results. Ian Cheshire, who is also the chief executive of Kingfisher and ... [more]

Pace's CEO sells £1.13m worth in shares

Tue, 28 April 2015

Pace's chief executive sold £1.13m worth in shares on Tuesday, one week after the group reported it had agreed to a £1.4bn takeover by Arris. Mike Pulli sold 256,522 shares for 441.6p each, pocketing ... [more]

Group of Sweett Group's directors buy shares

Mon, 27 April 2015

A number of directors in Sweett Group bought same shares in the company one week after it posted a trading update where it said it has been a difficult time to the company. John Dodds the non-executiv... [more]

ARM Holdings' chairman buys shares after reporting upbeat Q3

Fri, 24 April 2015

The chairman of ARM Holdings bought same shares two days after the smartphone and tablet microchip designer published "encouraging" first-quarter results. Stuart Chambers purchased 20,000 shares for 1... [more]

Sopheon directors top up stakes in software group

Thu, 23 April 2015

Three directors at Sopheon bought shares on Thursday, showing confidence in the software developer one month after reported a full-year loss of $1.5m. Chairman Barry Mence acquired 46,844 shares f... [more]

Walker Crips' director shows confidence by increasing stake

Wed, 22 April 2015

A non-executive director at Walker Crips bought some shares in the group one month after announcing a £4.2m investment in a London-based wealth firm. Lim Hua Min bought 4442,766 shares through connect... [more]

Symphony International chairman buys $1.09m worth in shares

Tue, 21 April 2015

The chairman and a director at Symphony International splashed out on shares showing faith in the business even after reporting a decline in full-year revenues. Anil Thadani, chairman at the investmen... [more]

Debenhams' CEO and trading director sell shares after strong H1 results

Mon, 20 April 2015

Debenhams' chief executive and trading director both sold some of their shares in the retailer on Monday to cover tax and national insurance liability after exercising share options. Chief executive M... [more]

Matchtech's CEO buys shares showing confidence

Fri, 17 April 2015

The chief executive of Matchtech bought some shares showing confidence in the recruitment agency one week after it reported a drop in its full-year profits. Brian Wilkinson bought 35,000 shares for an... [more]

GameAccount Network chairman buys in braving share price decline

Thu, 16 April 2015

In a show of confidence in the group the chairman of GameAccount Network bought some stock on Thursday, braving a share price drop after the company reported a 38.6% decline in its full-year revenues.... [more]

Carr's new director buys first shares

Wed, 15 April 2015

The wife of a new non-executive director at Carr's Group bought some shares on Wednesday showing confidence in the group which is facing a decline in UK farm incomes due to a fall in farm-gate milk pr... [more]

Howden Joinery CFO sells £2.87m worth of shares

Tue, 14 April 2015

The deputy chief officer and chief financial officer of Howden Joinery Group and his wife sold £2.87m worth in shares in the company. Mark Robson sold 137,453 shares for an individual price of 465.1p ... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Vodafone Group Plc ADS 38.68 4.15 21:30
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 106.79 3.80 21:57
Dollar Tree Inc 78.68 3.17 22:10
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 6.31 2.94 21:37
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 168.57 2.51 21:37

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
NetApp Inc. 31.77 -10.08 22:06
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 125.05 -1.34 21:42
Analog Devices Inc. 65.49 -1.04 22:10
Sba Communications Corp. 113.55 -1.00 22:10
Mondelez International Inc. 40.31 -0.86 22:08