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Shire- Mott doubles holding- five directors bought in last three months

I want to revisit Shire (SHP, 911p). In February David Mott, a non exec with a great pedigree, initiated a position in Shire by investing GBP 150k, saying ‘Shire is one of the most interesting companies in the industry with an impressive recent track record of launches and an equally exciting pipeline’ (see ‘David Mott- puts […]

David Mott, non exec of Shire, puts his money where his mouth is

David Mott was appointed non exec of Shire plc (SHP 1015p) in October 2007. He said then “Shire is one of the most interesting companies in the industry with an impressive recent track record of launches and an equally exciting pipeline. I’m very pleased to be joining the Shire team at this point in the […]

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 […]

Weekly review, and a question for you.

Wow. Aren’t you exhausted? What a week that was. Thrilling too. You never knew what was going to come at you next! Question for you:   How can I improve my commentary on directors dealings, or change the layout of these pages so that the information is more easily accessible by you. Please type your comments and any […]

Retailers – directors add to holdings

It’s interesting to see over the last week or so directors at Halfords (HFD), Woolworths (WLW),  N Brown (BWNG), Instore (INST) and Kingfisher (KGF) add to their holdings. Buys in the General Retailers sector over the last month took place at 14 companies (net 1 month, over £50k, source digitallook), with no companies reporting director sales. […]