Green Mountain (GMCR +1.9%) premarket following news the Chairman unloaded 5M shares to meet a...


Green Mountain (GMCR +1.9%) premarket following news the Chairman unloaded 5M shares to meet a margin call. When the last bull is forced to sell ...

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  • Paulo Santos
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    Traditionally, CEO's being indebted and having to dump shares into the market due to margin calls has not been the best of signs in the past.
    8 May 2012, 09:36 AM Reply Like
  • SA Editor Stephen Alpher
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    DIdn't McClendon's margin calls on CHK in late 2008 pretty much mark the bottom (for that cycle!) for the stock? It nearly tripled over the next year.
    8 May 2012, 09:40 AM Reply Like
  • Paulo Santos
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    Maybe, but characters such as Bernie Ebbers also suffered this kind of fate.

     

    And both CHK and Worldcom had something in common with GMCR: heavy, perhaps unexplainable, capex.
    8 May 2012, 09:49 AM Reply Like
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