In trading on Friday, shares of National Health Investors, Inc. ( NHI) touched a new 52-week high of $65.00/share. That's a 22.62% rise, or $11.99 per share from the 52-week low of $53.01 set back on 09/05/2013. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased NHI 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, NHI has seen 4 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.
|02/28/2014||Robert A. McCabe Jr.||Director||190||$61.72||$11,726.51|
|05/13/2014||James R. Jobe||Director||900||$61.79||$55,608.00|
|06/02/2014||Robert A. McCabe Jr.||Director||200||$62.85||$12,569.98|
|06/24/2014||James R. Jobe||Director||1,000||$63.47||$63,470.00|
|08/06/2014||James Justin Hutchens||CEO and President||2,040||$61.40||$125,256.00|
|08/06/2014||Roger R. Hopkins||Chief Accounting Officer||850||$61.43||$52,215.50|
In afternoon trading on Friday, NHI shares are changing hands at $64.71/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.