In trading on Thursday, shares of MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) touched a new 52-week high of $32.50/share. That's a 31.90% rise, or $7.86 per share from the 52-week low of $24.64 set back on 04/22/2013. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased MKSI stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, MKSI has seen 3 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.
|11/29/2013||Seth H. Bagshaw||Vice President, CFO, Treasurer||443||$23.96||$10,624.99|
|11/29/2013||Paul Eyerman||VP & GM, ENI and Medical||274||$23.96||$6,562.52|
|11/29/2013||John Tseng-chung Lee||Sr. VP, HPS, Controls & PFMC||443||$23.96||$10,624.99|
In afternoon trading on Thursday, MKSI shares are changing hands at $30.60/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.