Three more HCA execs cash in some shares

Finance SVP leads way with $3M gain
Aug 18, 2015 12:25 PM

More local health care insiders book big stock profits

HCA, AmSurg, Acadia execs take home $7M+
Aug 12, 2015 7:17 AM

HCA GC books $17M options profit

Hospital giant HR and clinical excellence execs also cash in some chips
Aug 11, 2015 7:08 AM

HCA group president books nearly $4M in option profits

HCA Holdings Group President Charles Hall, who oversees the hospital giant's operations in 12 states, has become the latest executive at the company to cash in some of his paper gains. Hall on Tuesday exercised 50,000 options that would have expired in early 2017 for about $5 apiece and then sold the same number of shares at more than $82 each. His profit on the transactions totaled more than $3.8 million.

By our count, HCA execs have now booked stock or option-related gains of more than $49 million in the past six weeks. An overview of our coverage of insider trades is here.

May 29, 2015 10:14 AM

HCA septet books $28M in options profits

Service lines president, CEO alone generate $20M+ in gains
May 22, 2015 7:27 AM

HCA, Brookdale execs book more than $4M in stock profits

Hospital chain SVPs come back for second round of option deals this month
May 20, 2015 7:30 AM

LP director books $300K+ option profit

Louisiana-Pacific director Kurt Landgraf has cashed in some of his stock options in the building materials manufacturer. Landgraf, a former president and CEO of Educational Testing Service, last Thursday converted almost 37,000 options that would have expired from 2018 to 2022 and then sold that number of shares. His profit on the deal topped $320,000. Shares of downtown-based LP (Ticker: LPX) have surged from $15.24 to almost $18 this month and are now up 8 percent year to date.

May 19, 2015 7:28 AM

Two HCA execs book $3.5M in option profits

Two HCA Holdings executives last week booked some profits on their stock options. A trading plan set up earlier this year by Jon Foster (pictured here), president of HCA's American group of 80 hospitals, was able to bank more than $2.3 million by exercising 36,000 options and then selling that number of shares for more than six times as much. In addition, Juan Vallarino, senior vice president of employer and payer engagement, exercised about 17,000 options that would have expired in mid-2019 and then sold the same number of shares. His profit on the transaction totals a little more than $1.2 million.

Shares of HCA (Ticker: HCA) are changing hands this morning at $77.12. They've risen 12 percent over the past three months and 5 percent year to date.

May 12, 2015 8:48 AM

Another huge options profit for HCA COO

HCA Holdings COO Sam Hazen has taken advantage of the record run in the hospital giant's shares — they're up 60 percent in the past year (Ticker: HCA) — via his option holdings for the second time in four months. Last Wednesday, a stock trading plan set up by Hazen last summer exercised 180,000 options for $5.31 each and then sold the same number of shares at $80 apiece. His gain on those transactions topped $13.4 million. Hazen's plan — which late last year also generated almost $11 million in profits — also paid a little more than $2 million to exercise another 180,000 options before forfaiting about half of those to cover its expenses. The moves leave Hazen, who was named to his current position in January, with almost $10 million in direct holdings.

Apr 20, 2015 8:36 AM

Acadia CEO generates $1.7M from option, stock deals

Shares have risen 15% YTD
Apr 6, 2015 1:30 PM