Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc.
When looking for investment opportunities, I often take a close look at stocks with recent huge insider purchases. When insiders are getting bullish about their company, it implies that they think their company’s stock will rise in the near future. Recently, an independent director of Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ: NATR), Mr. Williem Mesdag has bought nearly 367,500 shares of the company at an average price of $14 more »
Direct selling companies have always had a strange, ill-defined place in the markets. They don't meet typical expectations for a company, yet somehow they're always out there. Throw in that often you'll find that a social connection, a friend, or family member, will suddenly become a commercial connection through selling some form of direct sales products and the discomfort grows.
Still, many of them seem to do more »
Being informed of what insiders are doing with their company’s stock—whether it be buying or selling—can be predictive of how a company might perform in the future. Insiders generally have the most knowledge about a company and it is usually a bullish sign when an insider forgoes diversification to invest more money into the company he/she works for. Academic research has show that insider purchases are more »