In trading on Friday, shares of Hilltop Holdings, Inc. ( HTH) touched a new 52-week high of $22.79/share. That's a 31.43% rise, or $5.45 per share from the 52-week low of $17.34 set back on 01/06/2015. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased HTH 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, HTH has seen 3 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.
|03/03/2015||Charles Clifton Robinson||Director||16,144||$19.09||$308,188.96|
|03/05/2015||James R. Huffines||PlainsCapital Corp. Pres & COO||5,000||$18.95||$94,738.00|
|03/10/2015||James R. Huffines||PlainsCapital Corp. Pres & COO||5,000||$19.21||$96,054.50|
|03/13/2015||Jeremy B. Ford||President & CEO||24,938||$20.00||$498,822.34|
|05/15/2015||James R. Huffines||PlainsCapital Corp. Pres & COO||5,000||$21.25||$106,243.00|
In afternoon trading on Friday, HTH shares are changing hands at $22.76/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.