Insider overview: Tyson Foods Inc.
BY THOMSON FINANCIAL REPORTS
Monday, February 18, 2013
2/18/13 at 3:00 AM
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Dennis Leatherby, chief financial officer, on Feb. 5 exercised options to purchase 14,000 shares from $13.33 to $15.96 per share with a market value of $207,660. On the same day, Leatherby also sold 14,000 direct shares at $22.91 to $23.04 with a market value of $321,511.
Tyson shares historically have risen 9.9 percent on average in the six months following Leatherby's 12 previous insider sell decisions, according to Thomson. He holds 80,348 shares in the Springdale, Ark.-based food processing and production firm.
Noel W. White, officer, from Feb. 4-6 sold 123,400 direct shares of Tyson stock at $22.81 to $23.37 with a market value of $2,840,227.
Jimmy Dale Kever, director, on Feb. 6 purchased 10,000 Tyson shares at $23.37 with a market value of $233.690. Tyson's insider rating jumped in the past few weeks from 2 to 7, compared to the food processing industry average of 4.7, according to Thomson.
Rockwell Automation Inc.: Keith D. Nosbusch, CEO, from Feb. 4-7 exercised options to purchase 297,800 shares at $43.90 with a market value of $13,073,420. During the same time frame, Nosbusch sold 297,800 shares at $90.20 to $91.06 with a market value of $26,989,106.
Commerce Bancshares Inc.: David Woods Kemper, CEO, on Feb. 7 sold 3,457 direct shares at $38.02 with a market value of $131,445. Shares of the Missouri-based banking firm historically rose an average 3.3 percent in the six months following Kemper's previous 43 insider sell decisions.
Matrix Service Co.: Nancy E. Austin-Downs, officer, from Feb. 8-11 sold 7,169 indirect shares at $15.30 to $15.54 with a market value of $111,223. Matrix is a Tulsa-based construction, repair and maintenance firm focused on projects in the energy industry.