Insider Buying News: Opko Health Inc., Athersys, Inc., Prospect Capital Corporation, Brown-Forman Corporation


Recently, various executives have taken part in insider buying activity for the stocks of Opko Health Inc. (NYSE:OPK), Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX), Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC), and Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A).

Opko Health Inc.

Opko Health has been backed by positive insider activity as the company’s director, Robert Baron, acquired a total of 3,000 shares yesterday, taking his total stake to $288,965 shares. The stock purchase was worth $48,180 at an average price of $16.06 per share.

CEO and Chairman Phillip Frost acquired 15,000 Opko Health shares (worth $239,279) at a price of $15.95, in 5 transactions dated June 9. The CEO now has a total stake of 176,891,336 shares worth $2,862,101,816.

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Athersys, Inc.

Director Kenneth Traub purchased 30,000 Athersys shares, valued at $38,100, in a transaction dated June 9. After completion of the transaction, Traub owns 80,000 shares worth $100,000.

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Prospect Capital Corporation

COO Grier Eliasek bought 20,000 shares worth $144,600 at an average price of $7.23, as reported in the SEC filing today. Following the insider-buying transaction, his stake in Prospect Capital has now grown to $322,195 shares with a value of $2,352,024.

CFO and CCO Brian Oswald purchased 65,000 shares, valued $472,550 on June 9. After completion of the transaction, Oswald owns $440,000 Prospect Capital shares, worth $3,212,000.

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Brown-Forman Corporation

Vice President J. McCauley “Mac” Brown acquired 1,020 Brown Forman shares (worth $99,072) at a price of $97.13, in a transaction dated on June 5. The executive now has a total stake of $1,645,542 shares worth $171,037,635.

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