Andrew Peller: 6 Different Insiders Have Purchased Shares During The Last 30 Days

Mar.11.14 | About: Andrew Peller (ADWPF)

Summary

Six insiders purchased the stock within one month.

The stock was sold by no insiders in the month of intensive purchasing.

Five of these six insiders increased their holdings by more than 10%.

Andrew Peller Limited (OTC:ADWPF) engages in producing, bottling, and marketing wine products and other beverages.

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Insider buying during the last 30 days

Here is a table of Andrew Peller's insider activity during the last 30 days.

Name Title Trade Date Shares Purchased Current Ownership Increase In Shares
Mark Cosens Director Feb 26 750 750 shares from 0 to 750
Richard Hossack Director Feb 26 750 7,500 shares 11.1%
Perry Miele Director Feb 26 750 3,000 shares 33.3%
John Petch Director Feb 26 750 5,500 shares 15.8%
Randy Powell Director Feb 26 750 3,000 shares 33.3%
Brian Short Director Feb 26 750 9,000 shares 9.1%
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There have been 4,500 shares purchased by insiders during the last 30 days.

Insider buying by calendar month

Here is a table of Andrew Peller's insider activity by calendar month.

Month Insider buying / shares Insider selling / shares
February 2014 4,500 0
January 2014 0 4,847
December 2013 0 6,000
November 2013 2,100 6,200
October 2013 0 18,000
September 2013 0 15,500
August 2013 0 18,150
July 2013 9,648 0
June 2013 0 0
May 2013 0 0
April 2013 0 0
March 2013 0 0
February 2013 4,500 0
January 2013 0 0
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There have been 20,748 shares purchased, and there have been 68,697 shares sold by insiders since January 2013.

Financials

Andrew Peller reported the fiscal 2014 third-quarter, which ended December 31, financial results on February 12 with the following highlights:

Revenue $81.9 million
Net income $6.0 million
Net debt $100.8 million
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The six insiders purchased their shares after these results.

Competition

Andrew Peller's competitors include Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ), Vina Concha y Toro S.A. (NYSE:VCO), and Groupe Laurent-Perrier (OTC:LPRRF). Here is a table comparing these companies.

Company ADWPF STZ VCO LPRRF
Market Cap: 171.86M 15.97B 1.42B 569.12M
Employees: 1,189 4,500 3,653 407
Qtrly Rev Growth (yoy): 0.03 0.88 0.17 -0.06
Revenue: 301.04M 4.27B 996.85M 281.65M
Gross Margin: N/A 0.40 0.34 N/A
EBITDA: 33.51M 1.12B 118.64M 59.01M
Operating Margin: 0.08 0.23 0.07 0.19
Net Income: 14.17M 1.87B 64.82M 27.84M
EPS: 0.99 9.83 1.74 4.69
P/E: 12.13 8.54 21.80 20.56
PEG (5 yr expected): N/A 1.78 N/A N/A
P/S: 0.57 3.73 1.43 2.02
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Andrew Peller has the lowest P/S ratio among these four companies.

Here is a table of these competitors' insider activities this year.

Company Insider buying / shares Insider selling / shares
STZ 0 733,360
VCO N/A N/A
LPRRF N/A N/A
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Only Andrew Peller has seen intensive insider buying during the last 30 days.

Conclusion

There have been six different insiders buying Andrew Peller, and there have not been any insiders selling Andrew Peller during the last 30 days. Five of these six insiders increased their holdings by more than 10%.

The insiders purchased their shares at $12.07 (C$13.40). I believe Andrew Peller could be a good pick below $12 based on the intensive insider buying.

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