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Three AMEC directors bought shares last week – strong message

On April 25th we saw Samir Brikho, CEO of Amec (AMEC, 525p), increasing his holding by 50% and investing close to GBP 500k ‘Amec– a difference of opinion CEO buys, CFO sells.’    On Friday October 10th Brikho bought a further 50,000 shares at 497p, investing GBP 250k, taking his holding to 232,000 shares. Other […]

The week ahead: ARM, CPG, MSY, AMEC, CKSN, III, GFRM, ENO

I’m going to start to look more closely at using recent director dealing activity as a signal ahead of news. (I’m unsure about the reliability of what is essentially a long term signal being used as a forecast for short term movements in share prices. We’ll see how it goes shall we.) All stocks listed […]

April recap – directors dealing ‘signals’: Diageo, Cairn, Amec, eaga, Galiform, Connaught

I want to recap here posts that I wrote last month, with the absolute and relative performance of shares to today. To see the original posts I am referring to, look for the title to the left of here, or type the company name into the ‘Search’ box. April 3rd Diageo DGE 1055p NEGATIVE CALL […]

AMEC – a difference of opinion? CEO buys shares, CFO sells

I’m back from a weeks camping holiday with the family to find a whole load of share dealings by UK directors, but nothing hugely inspiring. Most of the ‘regulatory news reports’ issued by companies relate to directors exercising options granted as part of their pay, and selling sufficient shares to raise cash with which to […]

A reminder of directors buys with a ‘strong signal’

I’m off on hols tomorrow for a week. Before then I want to remind you of the “STRONG SIGNAL’ companies where we’ve seen directors buying shares. A STRONG signal involves more than one director buying shares, in significant size both in terms of amount of money and as a proportion of previously existing shareholding. So […]