In trading on Friday, shares of Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (FGP) touched a new 52-week high of $25.75/share. That's a 28.81% rise, or $5.76 per share from the 52-week low of $19.99 set back on 05/08/2013. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased FGP 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, FGP has seen 4 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.
|12/10/2013||Stephen L. Wambold||CEO and President||2,200||$22.88||$50,336.00|
|12/10/2013||Boyd H. McGathey||EVP & COO||1,000||$23.19||$23,190.00|
|12/12/2013||Stephen L. Wambold||CEO and President||1,000||$22.99||$22,990.00|
|02/20/2014||James R. Vanwinkle||EVP and CFO; Treasurer||10,000||$11.63||$116,300.00|
|02/20/2014||Tod D. Brown||EVP Ferrellgas,Pres. BlueRhino||9,000||$11.63||$104,670.00|
|02/20/2014||Stephen L. Wambold||CEO and President||15,000||$11.63||$174,450.00|
|03/21/2014||Stephen L. Wambold||CEO and President||1,000||$21.89||$21,890.00|
|03/25/2014||Stephen L. Wambold||CEO and President||1,000||$22.59||$22,591.60|
|03/28/2014||Stephen L. Wambold||CEO and President||2,210||$22.60||$49,954.60|
In afternoon trading on Friday, FGP shares are changing hands at $25.78/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.