In trading on Tuesday, shares of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (SFBS - Get Report) touched a new 52-week high of $50.42/share. That's a 103.55% rise, or $25.65 per share from the 52-week low of $24.77 set back on 08/24/2015. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased SFBS 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, SFBS has seen 3 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.

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Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
01/28/2016 J. Richard Cashio Director 700 $39.40 $27,579.93
02/11/2016 Thomas G. Trouche EVP, Regional CEO 180 $35.59 $6,406.20
02/22/2016 Thomas A. Broughton President & CEO 270 $36.69 $9,906.73

The chart below shows where SFBS has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. Moving Averages Chart

In afternoon trading on Tuesday, SFBS shares are changing hands at $49.82/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.