As the share price of mid-cap oil and gas producer Pengrowth Energy Corp. has come under pressure in the wake of the European sovereign debt crisis, some insider buying has emerged. Over the past 90 days, six insiders have been net buyers of 37,012 shares in the public market. Recent filings include directors James McFarland and Terrence Poole, who each bought 5,000 shares this month between the prices of $10.55 and $10.60.
The latest insider purchase took place Wednesday when vice-president Andrew Grasby bought 2,000 shares at $10.35.
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Chart reflects public-market transactions of common shares or unit trusts by company officers and directors.