Marc Breslowsky, a director, exercised options for 4,624 shares at $12.82 each for a total of $59,000. He then sold the shares at market value for $22.99 each, a sale of $106,000.
Community Bankers Trust (BTC)
The company awarded each of its directors a retainer of 1,470 shares.
Interim chief executive Martin Klein was awarded rights to 125,000 shares with an exercise price of $5.13 per share. Several of the company’s other top executives each received 100,000 such rights. Klein will receive the shares in three installments beginning next year. He also received 100,000 shares of restricted stock that will eventually convert into common stock.
Star Scientific (CIGX)
Robert Pokusa, the company’s general counsel and a director, exercised options for 100,000 shares at $1.12 each or $112,000. He then sold 31,000 shares at market price for a total of $119,000.
Union First Market Bankshares (UBSH)
Director Ronald Hicks bought 2,500 shares at $13.57 each. He owns more than 80,000 shares.
Douglas Caton, a director, bought 1,443 shares for $13.69 each. He owns more than 400,000 shares.
Universal Corp. (UVV)
President and CEO George Freeman III was awarded 17,350 shares of restricted stock valued at $44.18 each, worth a total of $766,000. The shares will convert to common stock if and when Freeman leaves the company.
Village Bank & Trust Financial (VBFC)
President and CEO Tom Winfree bought 2,500 shares in several transactions at an average price of $1.45. He directly owns more than 71,000 shares of Village stock.
Director Charles Walton bought 1,000 shares at $1.35 each. He bought an additional 350 shares at $1.25 each. He owns more than 11,000 shares.
Xenith Bankshares (XBKS)
Judy Gavant, the bank’s controller, bought 1,598 shares at $4.05 each. She owns more than 19,000 shares.
CFO Thomas Osgood bought 200 shares at $4.05 each. He owns 52,000 shares.
Director Patrick Hanley bought 1,000 shares at $3.60 each. He owns 13,000 shares of Xenith stock.
Peter Jackson, a director, bought 400 shares at $4.23 each. He owns less than 1,000 shares.