ARM directors chip off hefty chunk of their shares – MoneyWeek

LanceHowarth,ExecutiveVicePresidentofMarketing,sold1,663at575ppershareand48,337at573。

88ppershareforatotalofaround£286,959。

Henowholdsatotalholdingof35,000shares。

Earlierthisyearthefirmofferedarelativelypositiveoutlookforthefullyear2012afterbeatingforecastsinthefourthquarterandfull-year,boostedbystronggrowthinlicensingrevenues。

Fourthquartersalestotalled£137。

8m,upfrom£113。

9mtheyearbefore,asthegroupsold2。

2bnofitsARMtechnology-basedchips,thehighest-evernumberofARM-processorbasedshipments。

Thestockhasgainedover10%onitsstock,equivalentto52。

50p,inthepastyear,althoughitlost12。

50p,or2%,inthepastmonth。

TopDirectorBuys

LowBonar(LWB)

Directorname:MrJohnSheldrick

Amountpurchased:70,000@64。

00p

Value:£44,800

PetraDiamondsLtd。

(PDL)

Directorname:MrGordonHamilton

Amountpurchased:20,000@168。

50p

Value:£33,700

MckaySecurities(MCKS)

Directorname:ViscountLifford

Amountpurchased:10,000@132。

00p

Value:£13,200

MecomGroup(MEC)

Directorname:MrZillahByng-Maddick

Amountpurchased:6,170@170。

25p

Value:£10,504

Marstons(MARS)

Directorname:LordRobinHodgsonofAstleyAbbotts

Amountpurchased:10,000@101。

44p

Value:£10,144

TopDirectorSells

Senior(SNR)

Directorname:MrMarkRollins

Amountsold:441,228@190。

24p

Value:£839,392

Senior(SNR)

Directorname:MrSimonNicholls

Amountsold:244,807@190。

24p

Value:£465,721

Spirax-SarcoEngineering(SPX)

Directorname:MrMarkE。

Vernon

Amountsold:5,730@2,143。

85p

Value:£122,843

Spirax-SarcoEngineering(SPX)

Directorname:MrDavidJMeredith

Amountsold:5,500@2,143。

85p

Value:£117,912

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