The North West Company (OTC:NWTUF) engages in the retail of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighborhoods.
Insider buying during the last 30 days
Here is a table of The North West Company's insider activity during the last 30 days.
|Name||Title||Trade Date||Shares Purchased||Current Ownership||Increase In Shares|
|Michael Beaulieu||VP||March 31||895||20,195 shares||+4.6%|
|David Chatyrbok||Director||March 31||1,107||19,476 shares||+6.0%|
|Leanne Flewitt||VP||March 31||574||3,281 shares||+21.2%|
|Debbie Gillis||VP||March 31||26||26 shares||from 0 to 26|
|Craig Gilpin||EVP||March 31||874||1,374 shares||+174.8%|
|Paulina Hiebert||VP||March 31||945||2,989 shares||+46.2%|
|Edward Kennedy||CEO||March 31||392||91,590 shares||+0.4%|
|John King||CFO||March 31||3,686||61,259 shares||+6.4%|
|Daniel McConnell||VP||March 31||2,403||7,691 shares||+45.4%|
|Christine Reimer||VP||March 31||1,190||8,087 shares||+17.3%|
|Michael Sorobey||VP||March 31||688||1,975 shares||+53.5%|
There have been 12,780 shares purchased by insiders during the last 30 days.
Insider buying by calendar month
Here is a table of The North West Company's insider activity by calendar month.
|Month||Insider buying / shares||Insider selling / shares|
There have been 16,857 shares purchased, and there have been 1,491 shares sold by insiders since January 2013. The month of March 2014 has seen the most insider buying.
The North West Company reported the full-year 2013, which ended January 31, financial results on March 12 with the following highlights:
|Net income||C$64.3 million|
The 11 insiders purchased their shares after these results.
New store growth will be limited in 2014 as the company continues to see favorable returns from optimizing existing market performance. Net capital expenditures for 2014 are expected to be approximately $55.0 million (2013 - $42.4 million).
|Qtrly Rev Growth (yoy):||0.04||0.02||0.06||-0.05|
|PEG (5 yr expected):||N/A||1.75||2.21||1.29|
The North West Company has the second-lowest P/E ratio among these four companies.
Here is a table of these competitors' insider activities this year.
|Company||Insider buying / shares||Insider selling / shares|
Only The North West Company has seen intensive insider buying during the last 30 days.
There have been 11 different insiders buying The North West Company, and there have not been any insiders selling The North West Company during the last 30 days. Seven of these 11 insiders increased their holdings by more than 10%.
The 11 insiders purchased their shares at $23.32 (C$25.42). I believe The North West Company could be a good pick below $23.32 based on the intensive insider buying.
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