Directors' dealings from ShareCast
Hays finance boss offloads £1.2m in shares
Thu 21 May 2015 16:10
The finance director of Hays has raised over £1.2m from selling shares in the recruitment specialist, cutting his stake by 44%.
Countrywide boss takes the long view
Tue 19 May 2015 16:41
Countrywide chief executive Alison Platt has acquired approximately £250,000 worth of shares, the property services group confirmed.
Athelney Trust chairman offloads entire stake
Fri 15 May 2015 13:37
The chairman of Athelney Trust has sold his entire holding in the small cap-focused investment trust, the company said on Friday.
Sage's CEO buys £0.25m worth in shares after strong first-half results
Thu 14 May 2015 15:18
Sage's chief executive Stephen Kelly bought 46,2000 shares at 541p each, spending a total of £0.25m.
Morgan Sindall's CEO sells £0.8m worth in shares
Wed 13 May 2015 15:57
Morgan Sindall Group's chief executive John Morgan sold £0.8m worth in shares on Wednesday.
Derwent London chairman sells £13.8m-worth of shares
Tue 12 May 2015 16:11
The non-executive chairman of Derwent London sold £13.8m worth of shares in the property investment and development group.
Intu's John Whittaker raises stake through £5.6m share purchase
Mon 11 May 2015 15:26
John Whittaker, the deputy chairman of shopping-centre owner Intu Properties, has topped up his already sizeable stake in the company in a transaction worth £5.6m.
Saga CEO buys shares after better-than-expected results
Fri 08 May 2015 15:47
The chief executive of Saga Group has purchased £30,245 worth of shares in the company which provides insurance, travel, financial services and healthcare to people over 50 years old.
Utilitywise's director buys £1m worth in shares
Thu 07 May 2015 16:11
A non-executive director of cost management consultancy Utilitywise acquired £0.99m worth in shares in the group.
Greggs' finance director sells £0.5m worth in shares
Wed 06 May 2015 15:58
The finance director at Greggs has sold £0.5m worth in shares on Wednesday.
Shell's CFO sells £0.4m worth in shares
Tue 05 May 2015 15:35
Royal Dutch Shell's chief financial officer sold £0.4m worth in shares one week after the oil giant reported a decline in unadjusted profits during the first quarter of the year.
Xaar's new CEO buys shares in the company
Fri 01 May 2015 16:17
The chief executive of Xaar has bought shares in the digital printing group on Friday.
Pearson's CFO sells £1.3m worth in shares
Thu 30 April 2015 16:05
The chief financial officer of Pearson sold £1.3m worth in shares on Thursday.
Whitbread director Ian Cheshire increases stake after upbeat full-year results
Wed 29 April 2015 15:47
A senior director at Whitbread bought shares on the same day the Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner delivered strong full-year results.
Pace's CEO sells £1.13m worth in shares
Tue 28 April 2015 15:26
Pace's chief executive sold £1.13m worth in shares on Tuesday, one week after the group reported it had agreed to a £1.4bn takeover by Arris.
Group of Sweett Group's directors buy shares
Mon 27 April 2015 15:44
A number of directors in Sweett Group bought same shares in the company one week after it posted a trading update where it said it has been a difficult time to the company.
ARM Holdings' chairman buys shares after reporting upbeat Q3
Fri 24 April 2015 15:44
The chairman of ARM Holdings bought same shares two days after the smartphone and tablet microchip designer published "encouraging" first-quarter results.
Sopheon directors top up stakes in software group
Thu 23 April 2015 16:31
Three directors at Sopheon bought shares on Thursday, showing confidence in the software developer one month after reported a full-year loss of $1.5m.
Walker Crips' director shows confidence by increasing stake
Wed 22 April 2015 15:51
A non-executive director at Walker Crips bought some shares in the group one month after announcing a £4.2m investment in a London-based wealth firm.
Symphony International chairman buys $1.09m worth in shares
Tue 21 April 2015 15:54
The chairman and a director at Symphony International splashed out on shares showing faith in the business even after reporting a decline in full-year revenues.
Debenhams' CEO and trading director sell shares after strong H1 results
Mon 20 April 2015 15:36
Debenhams' chief executive and trading director both sold some of their shares in the retailer on Monday to cover tax and national insurance liability after exercising share options.
Matchtech's CEO buys shares showing confidence
Fri 17 April 2015 15:43
The chief executive of Matchtech bought some shares showing confidence in the recruitment agency one week after it reported a drop in its full-year profits.
GameAccount Network chairman buys in braving share price decline
Thu 16 April 2015 15:50
In a show of confidence in the group the chairman of GameAccount Network bought some stock on Thursday, braving a share price drop after the company reported a 38.6% decline in its full-year revenues.
Carr's new director buys first shares
Wed 15 April 2015 15:54
The wife of a new non-executive director at Carr's Group bought some shares on Wednesday showing confidence in the group which is facing a decline in UK farm incomes due to a fall in farm-gate milk prices.
Howden Joinery CFO sells £2.87m worth of shares
Tue 14 April 2015 15:44
The deputy chief officer and chief financial officer of Howden Joinery Group and his wife sold £2.87m worth in shares in the company.
Greene King's CEO sells £0.6m worth of shares
Mon 13 April 2015 15:40
The chief executive of British brewery Greene King sold £0.6m worth of shares on Monday.
Synety Group director increases stake
Fri 10 April 2015 16:08
A non-executive director at Synety Group bought some shares in the cloud-based software and communications business.
CVS' chief executive pockets £1.7m by selling half of stake
Thu 09 April 2015 15:50
Veterinary services provider CVS Group said its chief executive sold £1.7m worth in shares on Thursday.
Hutchison China Meditech chairman buys £0.8m worth of shares
Wed 08 April 2015 15:36
Hutchison China MediTech revealed on Wednesday its chairman and secretary bought some shares in the company.
Synectics director increases stake showing confidence
Tue 07 April 2015 15:46
A senior independent director at Synectics bought some shares in the strategic surveillance technology group.
Koovs chairman buys shares following warning trading update
Thu 02 April 2015 16:24
The chairman of Koovs bought new shares in the Indian e-commerce fashion showing confidence in the group after warning higher costs and funding needs in a trading update.
Nostrum Oil & Gas chairman sells £109.3m in shares
Tue 31 March 2015 15:09
Nostrum Oil & Gas revealed on Tuesday that its executive chairman sold £109.25m worth of shares in the group last week.
NAHL director sells entire stake
Mon 30 March 2015 15:32
A non-executive director at marketing group NAHL sold all her shares on Monday one week after the company posted a decline in profits for 2014.
Produce Investments chairman buys shares showing confidence
Fri 27 March 2015 15:48
The chairman of Produce Investments bought some new shares showing confidence in the group after disappointing first half of the year.
Four Persimmon directors sell shares
Thu 26 March 2015 16:19
Several directors at Persimmon sold some of their shares in the housebuilding group.
Cape CEO increases stake following good full-year results
Tue 24 March 2015 16:08
The wife of Cape's chief officer bought some shares in the energy services company on Tuesday.
Meggitt COO trims stake, incoming deputy chairman buys shares
Mon 23 March 2015 15:44
The chief operating officer of Meggitt sold over half a million pounds-worth of shares in the aerospace engineer on the same day broker Bernstein downgraded the stock.
Morrison's new chief executive buys first shares
Fri 20 March 2015 14:59
The new chief executive of Morrison Supermarkets bought his first shares in the group after taking the helm on Monday.
Lamprell chairman buys shares as full-year profits double
Thu 19 March 2015 16:16
The non-executive chairman of Lamprell bought some shares in the group after reporting that its full-year profits more than doubled thanks to strong project deliveries.
Soco International director buys shares after recent sell-off
Wed 18 March 2015 15:47
A director at Soco International showed confidence in the business by purchasing new shares following a recent slump in the stock which sent it to a new 52-week low.
Cineworld director buys shares after successful year
Tue 17 March 2015 15:47
A non-executive director at Cineworld increased his stake in the group one week after it reported double annual profits thanks to higher box office intakes.
Lookers director sells 10m shares for £15.5m
Mon 16 March 2015 16:04
A non-executive director at Lookers sold 10m shares in the car dealership chain on Monday for an individual price of 155p.
BT's finance director sells £1.8m worth in shares
Fri 13 March 2015 14:39
The financial director of BT Group sold £1.8m worth of shares on Friday.
Aldermore director buys shares after IPO surge
Thu 12 March 2015 15:25
A director at Aldermore Group has bought a batch of shares for his wife, following the challenger bank's successful flotation in the London market last Tuesday.
Cairn CEO buys shares showing confidence after $1.6bn Indian tax bill
Wed 11 March 2015 15:44
Cairn's chief executive increased his stake showing confidence in the group in the same day that its Indian subsidiary was hit by a bill of at lest $1.6bn by the Indian government due to unpaid tax.
Direct Line CEO sells Â£1.15m of shares after bonus award
Tue 10 March 2015 15:18
The chief executive of Direct Line Insurance Group sold Â£1.15m-worth of shares in the Britain's largest motor insurer.
FBD Holdings director buys shares showing confidence in the business
Mon 09 March 2015 15:52
A non-executive director at FBD Holdings has bought 3,000 shares in the Irish insurance company.
New Hunting director buys first shares following interim results
Fri 06 March 2015 15:32
A new director at Hunting bought his first shares on Friday showing confidence in the oil and gas group one day after it reported a 20% decline in its full-year pre-tax profits.
Pearson CFO halves his stake ahead of exit
Thu 05 March 2015 15:57
The chief financial officer (CFO) of Pearson sold more than half of his stake on Thursday ahead of his exit from the publishing company later this year.
Barclays trustee of EBT buys 300,000 shares in Laird following strong annual results
Tue 03 March 2015 17:40
Barclays Trust Company, a trustee of the Laird group Employee Benefit Trust (EBT), purchased 300,000 ordinary shares of 28.125p each on Tuesday, at an average price of Â£3.53 per share.
Electrocomponents chairman increases stake
Mon 02 March 2015 15:33
The chairman of Electrocomponents bought some shares in the group on Monday.
Petrofac CFO buys shares following better-than-expected interim results
Fri 27 February 2015 15:52
Petrofac's financial officer increased his stake in the group two days after the oilfield services group released a good set of full-year results.
Bank of America's former chairman sells shares following $300m lawsuit settlement
Thu 26 February 2015 15:38
Former chairman in Bank of America, Charles Holliday Jr., sold some of his shares one day after the bank agreed to pay a $300m in a settlement of a lawsuit brought from lenders of a failed Las Vegas casino.
Kerry Group director tops up stake post-results
Wed 25 February 2015 15:31
A non-executive director in Kerry Group increased his stake in the group following weak interim results.
Renewable Energy Generation director shows confidence with share purchase
Tue 24 February 2015 15:46
The financial director of Renewable Energy Generation has increased his stake, showing confidence in the group following disappointing half-year results.
Anglo CEO sells £0.4m of shares to cover tax payment
Mon 23 February 2015 16:38
Anglo American's boss offloaded nearly £0.4m-worth of shares in the mining group on Monday, the company said.
Strategic Equity Capital new director buys first shares
Fri 20 February 2015 16:03
A new non-executive director in Strategic Equity Capital bought his first shares showing confidence in the investment trust group.
General Electric director buys after rumours of EU probe
Thu 19 February 2015 15:59
An independent director in General Electric bought some shares showing confidence in the group despite news that it could face a EU investigation over the €12.4bn acquisition of Alstom of France.
Rio Tinto director buys shares following buyback programme
Wed 18 February 2015 15:34
A non-executive director in Rio Tinto splashed out to buy shares as the mining giant confirmed details about its recently unveiled plans for a $2bn share buyback.
Marks & Spencer executive director sells £0.5m worth of shares
Tue 17 February 2015 16:25
One of Marks and Spencer's executive directors has sold £0.5m-worth of shares in the retailer on Tuesday.
Datatec chief executive sells shares
Mon 16 February 2015 15:51
Datatec's chief executive on Monday sold some of his shares in the information and communications technology firm.
Utilitywise chief executives raise stake following positive H1 results
Fri 13 February 2015 16:00
The chief executive in Utilitywise increased his stake in the group after saying it performed in line with expectations in the first half of its financial year, although it warned of a weakening revenue pipeline.
Indivior CEO snaps up £80,000 of shares after results disappointment
Thu 12 February 2015 14:48
The day after presiding over Indivior's disappointing first set of results after its demerger from Reckitt Benckiser, chief executive Shaun Thaxter has splashed out £80,000 on shares in the company.
Porta Communications upbeat update inspires director dealing
Wed 11 February 2015 15:59
Porta Communications reported growth across all of its divisions over the last 12 months and said revenues would grow 30% in the full year, leading to director Brian Blasdale splashing out £0.1m on shares in the company.
Director in Scholium raises stake after profit warning
Tue 10 February 2015 16:06
A non-executive director in Scholium Group showed confidence in the troubled company by increasing his stake on Tuesday.
Griffin Mining director shows hope in the group buying more shares
Mon 09 February 2015 15:47
A non-executive director in Griffin Mining increased his stake, showing confidence in the group a week after it said its full-year results will be disappointing.
Compass chairman raises stake following strong first quarter
Fri 06 February 2015 16:09
The chairman in Compass increased his stake on Friday following a positive trading update the previous session.
Smith & Nephew CFO sells shares following interim results
Thu 05 February 2015 16:10
Smith and Nephew's chief financial officer sold some shares in the UK-based medical equipment maker the same day that the group posted full-year results with revenues up 6%.
UDG Healthcare director buys shares following earnings guidance hike
Wed 04 February 2015 15:40
The chief operating officer of Dublin-based UDG Healthcare has bought shares in the group one day after it raised its earnings targets for 2015 after a strong first quarter.
Non-executive director of RM2 International raises stake
Tue 03 February 2015 15:45
A non-executive director of RM2 International has bought shares in the pallet manufacturer in a show of confidence in the company.
Diageo director buys shares after stronger second quarter
Mon 02 February 2015 15:52
A non-executive director in the alcoholic beverages group Diageo bought some shares showing confidence in the company following a much improved performance in its second quarter.
Severn Trent chairman increases stake after dividend cut
Fri 30 January 2015 16:12
Non-executive chairman in Severn Trent bought same shares showing confidence in the water company after it announced this week it would cut its dividend to shareholders in order to reduce household bills.
Daily Internet CEO and chairman invest, Asos boss offloads £20m-worth of shares
Thu 29 January 2015 15:22
Daily Internet's chief executive and chairman bought some shares showing confidence in the web hosting group.
SABMiller CFO raises £1.1m from share sale
Wed 28 January 2015 15:36
The chief financial officer (CFO) of SABMiller has raised over one million pounds from selling shares one week after the beverages group reported a decline in lager volumes due to falling sales in China and North America in its third quarter.
Learning Technologies Group chief executive sells shares
Tue 27 January 2015 16:06
Learning Technologies Group's chief executive Jonhathan Satchell increased his stake in the e-learning group on Tuesday.
Telecom Plus chairman raises stake following SSE's cut in gas prices
Mon 26 January 2015 15:06
The chairman and two directors in Telecom Plus bought new shares in order to show confidence in the business on the same day it was hit by cuts in gas prices by rival SSE.
RM2 chairman raises stake
Fri 23 January 2015 15:19
The children of RM2 International's chairman acquired some shares in the pallet manufacturer company as part of the Swiftsure Trust.
SABMiller director buys shares following disappointing trading update
Thu 22 January 2015 15:32
A director of SABMiller bought some shares showing confidence in the business one day after it said it suffered more difficult trading conditions in China and North America that held back overall performance.
Shanta Gold director sells shares
Wed 21 January 2015 15:30
A director of Shanta Gold sold some shares in the gold company one day after it said 2014 production was ahead of expectations.
China Nonferrous Gold director cashes in after Hong Kong woe
Mon 19 January 2015 15:52
One member of the board of AIM-listed China Nonferrous Gold has cashed-in a portion of his holding in the company a few days after it was refused a dual listing in Hong Kong.
Better Capital founder raises stake in company
Fri 16 January 2015 15:56
Better Capital PCC founder increased his stake in the company, offering a vote of confidence in the business's future after it said it "very much regret" the way City Link's collapse was revealed.
Regenersis new director buys shares in company
Thu 15 January 2015 15:11
Support services group Regenersis said a new non-executive director had bought shares in the company.
Verona Pharma chairman increases stake
Wed 14 January 2015 15:05
The chairman of Verona Pharma increased his stake in the company following Monday's news that the biotechnology firm has dosed its first group of volunteers in its asthma trial.
Rolls-Royce reveals share awards
Tue 13 January 2015 16:04
In another quiet day for deals in the UK, Rolls-Royce Holdings was one of several companies to announce details of share awards as part of its management incentive plans.
Connect Group directors sell shares in company
Mon 12 January 2015 15:20
In a quiet day for director dealing, two directors of newspaper and books distributor Connect Group pocketed cash after selling shares as part of their deferred bonus plan awards.
STM finance chief shows confidence with share purchase
Fri 09 January 2015 15:43
STM Group's chief financial officer increased her stake in the company in another show of confidence in the financial services business by its board.
Treatt finance director treats himself
Thu 08 January 2015 15:05
The finance director of flavour and fragrance ingredients firm Treatt on Thursday increased his stake in the company as the shares dipped towards a 12-month low despite recent encouraging results out from the firm.
UniVision chairman increases stake in company
Wed 07 January 2015 16:13
The chairman of Hong-Kong-based UniVision Engineering bought shares in the company on Wednesday as a sign of confidence in improving business conditions for 2015.
Director deals: Chairmen of BATM and Dods splash the cash
Tue 06 January 2015 15:49
The chairs of two companies splashed the cash on Tuesday to show their belief in improving fortunes at both outfits.
Avon Rubber director sells part of her stake
Mon 05 January 2015 15:22
Stella Pirie, non-executive director at Avon Rubber, on Monday sold 10,000 shares in the company at an individual price of 757.5p.
Director deals: BATS chairman Burrows moves in for more shares
Fri 02 January 2015 14:43
Although shares in British American Tobacco in late November hit an all-time high, the chairman of the company has delved into his savings for a major share purchase.
Empiric Student Property CEO and CFO increase stakes
Tue 30 December 2014 15:48
Empiric Student Property's chief executive Paul Hadaway and chief financial officer Michael Enright have bought 125,000 shares each in the company.
1Spatial director sells £0.5m in shares to satisfy institutional demand
Mon 22 December 2014 17:28
Mike Sanderson, the director of strategic development of software firm 1Spatial, has raised over half a million pounds by selling shares, the company announced on Monday.
Aveva director raises stake as a sign of confidence in the company
Fri 19 December 2014 15:47
Philip Dayer, a non-executive director at Aveva, spent £14,901 buying shares at the company as a sign of confidence in the company following recent concerns about how the oil price will affect the business.
Jelf Group chairman buys shares following acquisition, strong full-year results
Thu 18 December 2014 16:09
Christopher Jelf, founder and chairman of Jelf Group, and his wife purchased a total of 56,300 shares at the insurance company on Thursday.
Genel Energy director buys 0.5m shares
Wed 17 December 2014 15:52
Chakib Sbiti, independent director at Genel Energy, on Wednesday bought 0.5m shares for 642.9p in the oil explorer and producer.
Haydale Graphene chairman tops up stake following "busy" first year on AIM
Tue 16 December 2014 15:31
John Knowles, chairman at Haydale Graphene Industries, on Tuesday bought 23,531 shares at the company for 42.5p each.
New chief executive at Daily Internet buys stake at company
Mon 15 December 2014 15:27
Christopher Evans, non-executive director at Daily Internet, on Monday purchased 1.34m shares at the company after announcing he will be the new chief executive.
Gooch & Housego chief executive sells 0.5m shares
Wed 10 December 2014 15:33
Gareth Jones, chief executive at Gooch & Housego, has pocketed £342,500 after selling 0.5m shares at 685p each at the fibre optic company.
Aberdeen Asset Management director buys stake after "demanding" year
Tue 09 December 2014 15:29
Simon Troughton, senior independent director at Aberdeen Asset Management, on Tuesday bought 20,000 shares for 462p each.
Conygar's director buys shares after "excellent" H1 results
Mon 08 December 2014 16:06
Preston Rabl, executive director at Conygar Investment company, on Monday bought 140,000 shares for 180p each.
DS Smith directors buy shares after strong H1 results
Fri 05 December 2014 14:38
Two directors at DS Smith bought stakes in the group one day after the packaging manufacturer said its "differentiated commercial offering" drove strong half-year results.
Reckitt chief officer buys stake in company
Thu 04 December 2014 14:55
Adrian Hennah, the chief financial officer of Reckitt Benckiser Group, on Thursday bought 13,222 shares at a price of 5,177p each.
Better Capital chairman buys stake to boost confidence after "disappointing underperformance"
Wed 03 December 2014 15:23
Jonathan Moulton, the chairman and founder of Better Capital, on Wednesday increased his stake in the close-ended investment company, offering a vote of confidence in the business's future.
ITE Group chief executive sells shares to buy house
Tue 02 December 2014 14:41
ITE Group's chief executive officer, Russell Taylor, decided to sell part of his stake in the company to purchase a house, raising £755,000.
Petroceltic chief increases holding after Dragon Oil walks away from potential bid
Mon 01 December 2014 16:05
Brian O'Cathain, the chief executive officer of Petroceltic, made a show of faith in the oil group on Monday after learning that Dragon Oil was no longer planning to make an offer for the company.
Informa chief tops up stake after Investec lowers target price
Fri 28 November 2014 17:17
Steven Carter, the group chief executive of Informa, has significantly increased his holding in the company with the addition of 31,324 shares to his stake in the group.
London Capital Group chairman buys 1.2% stake
Thu 27 November 2014 12:42
Charles-Henri Sabet, the executive chairman of London Capital Group (LCG), has shown his faith in the spread betting and CFDs company just two months after taking the role.
Sweett Group directors cheers full-year outlook
Wed 16 April 2014 15:59
A round-up of the biggest director deals today so far.
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