Is Biglari Holdings Inc. (BH) Stock a Buy after Sardar Biglari’s Insider Purchase?; KUDELSKI SA CHESAUX (KDCXF) SI Increased By 0.66%

February 10, 2018 - By John Hoffman

Director, Sardar Biglari is the Biglari Holdings Inc’s insider who obtained shares of Biglari Holdings Inc, 3,547 to be precise. The company’s shares were based on an average price-per-share of $394.1, with Sardar Biglari’s purchase valued at near $1.40 million U.S. Dollars . This is not his first insider trade, in the last 30 days, he bought another 21,242 shares worth $8.78 million USD. The regulatory filing shows that Sardar Biglari now has ownership of about 53.48% of the Texas-based company’s market capitalization

KUDELSKI SA CHESAUX (OTCMKTS:KDCXF) had an increase of 0.66% in short interest. KDCXF’s SI was 1.24M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 0.66% from 1.24M shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 12449 days are for KUDELSKI SA CHESAUX (OTCMKTS:KDCXF)’s short sellers to cover KDCXF’s short positions. The stock decreased 5.04% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $12.25. About 500 shares traded or 150.00% up from the average. Kudelski SA (OTCMKTS:KDCXF) has 0.00% since February 10, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Kudelski SA provides digital security and convergent media solutions for the delivery of digital and interactive content worldwide. The company has market cap of $664.57 million. It operates through two divisions, Integrated Digital Television and Public Access. It has a 9.94 P/E ratio. The Integrated Digital Television segment offers end-to-end integrated solutions, including open conditional access solutions allowing digital TV operators and content providers to operate various value-added pay TV services on a secure platform, and middleware software solutions for set-top boxes and other consumer devices.

Biglari Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises restaurants in the United States. The company has market cap of $833.52 million. The firm owns, operates, and franchises restaurants under restaurant concepts, including Steak n Shake, an American brand serving premium burgers and milk shakes; and Western, which offers signature steak dishes and other American menu items, as well operates other concepts, such as Great American Steak & Buffet and Wood Grill Buffet consisting of hot and cold food buffet style dining. It has a 9.59 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 417 Steak n Shake company-operated restaurants and 173 franchised units; and 3 Western company-operated restaurants and 64 franchised units.

The stock increased 3.71% or $14.41 during the last trading session, reaching $403.13. About 5,167 shares traded. Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH) has risen 5.31% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.39% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 7 investors sold Biglari Holdings Inc. shares while 29 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 1.81 million shares or 1.03% less from 1.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH) for 33 shares. Citigroup holds 0% or 23 shares. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 64 shares in its portfolio. Ameriprise Fincl Inc invested in 0% or 6,740 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd invested 0% of its portfolio in Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH). Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 2,244 shares. Blackrock Inc has invested 0% in Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH). California-based Check Capital Mgmt Ca has invested 0.05% in Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH). M&R Cap Mgmt holds 0% or 5 shares in its portfolio. Public Sector Pension Inv Board invested in 619 shares or 0% of the stock. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH) for 1,280 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Management reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH). Gamco Invsts Et Al stated it has 73,077 shares. D E Shaw & Com reported 11,812 shares. 25 were accumulated by Bartlett Limited Liability Com.