John Abrams Sr. Vp, Global Sales at MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), has acquired 433 shares of Common Stock. The stock was procured at a price of $24 per share, through the MKS Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Mr. Adams now beneficially owns 1,447.347 securities at this company.
Before Mr. Adams’s acquisition, the company hadn’t witnessed any insider purchases this year. During 2013, Vp & Gm, Eni And Medical Paul Eyerman, Vp, CFO & Treasurer Seth Bagshaw and Sr. Vp, Business Units Tseng-Chung John Lee acquired company shares at prices ranging from $20.42 per share to $23.96: Eyerman procured 794; Bagshaw, 972 shares; and Lee 963 shares.
Moreover, Chuck Royce’s hedge fund Royce & Associates increased its activity over the last reported quarter, and now holds about 8 million shares at MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), worth $239,688 million. Yet, another important hedged fund, Ken Fisher’s Fisher Asset Management, decreased its activity by 2% over the last reported quarter, holding 759,749 shares at the company, valued at $22,709 million, and accounting for 0.05% of the fund’s Equity Portfolio.