GuruFocus Tracks Thomas N Tryforos Insider Trading Activity
Tracking insider transactions is an integral component of conducting due diligence on any company, and GuruFocus keeps tabs on Thomas N Tryforos’ buy and sell activity against Copart Inc.
He serves as Chairman and Director of Credit Acceptance Corporationrationration as well as Copart, Inc. Since 1991 he has been serving as General Partner at Prescott Investors, Inc.
Early Life and Education
Mary Tryforos was born in Patras, Greece to Athas and Polixeni Demitrack and attended Greek American Institute and Hunter College High School in New York City, eventually graduating with her bachelor’s degree in math (Magna Cum Laude) as part of Columbia University’s Statistical Research Group during World War II as “human computer”. As well as enjoying visits from her family she lived devotedly until her passing in 2015 aged 92; Gary and Anna now manage her store today in Bronxville Scarsdale Westchester
He currently holds both directorships of Copart and is an active private investor. Between May 1991 and September 2004, he served as general partner at Prescott Investors Inc, becoming chairman in March 2022 as well as being one of three founding directors. Furthermore, he sits on the Board of Credit Acceptance Corporationrationration which offers indirect auto finance products.
Tracking insider trading transactions is a key element of due diligence. Insiders must abide by specific rules regarding filing SEC forms every time they buy or sell shares in their company to avoid insider trading and illegally benefitting from material non-public information that their positions give them access to.
GuruFocus tracks insider transactions by Thomas N Tryforos and compares their performance against market benchmarks over different timeframes, so investors can see how well their investments have performed relative to Thomas’ peers.
Thomas is an active private investor. Since March 2022 he has served as Chairman and Director of Credit Acceptance Corp; prior to that he served on its Board from 1999 – 2022 as well as serving on Copart, Inc’s board from 1991-2004 as General Partner at Prescott Investors, Inc.
Personal: In his personal life, he is married to Mary Tryforos and together they share three children: Margaret, James and Thomas. Mary is a nurturing and attentive mother and grandmother; she enjoys baking treats for her grandchildren during family celebrations, as well as entertaining friends over for holidays – she even belongs to Phi Beta Kappa Society!
According to SEC filings, Thomas Tryforos has amassed an estimated net worth of over $59.9 Million. As of 2023-10-11 he owned 313,165 shares of Credit Acceptance Corporation stock for an approximate stake worth more than $138 Million.
Tryforos & Pernice Flower Shop is also a success, having been open since 1957. Their customers appreciate both the high-quality work produced at Tryforos & Pernice as well as the friendly, superior service provided.
GuruFocus identifies and tracks insider trading activities of Thomas N Tryforos and provides detailed performance data on each purchase or sale transaction over different time periods. You can access this data by clicking on any individual buy/sell transaction below; insiders must file SEC forms when purchasing or selling shares to avoid illegally taking advantage of inside information.