Insiders purchased shares of the following companies on Monday, June 24, 2013
Alliancebernstein Income Fund Inc (NYSE:ACG): Turner Marshall C purchased 27,000 shares at a price of $7.44.
Ares Commercial Real Estate Cor (NYSE:ACRE): Weiner Michael D (Vice Pres. and General Counsel) purchased 11,111 shares at a price of $13.50.
Biodelivery Sciences International (NASDAQ:BDSI): Sirgo Mark A (President and CEO) purchased 1,000 shares at a price of $4.19.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc., is a specialty pharmaceutical company that is utilizing licensed and owned proprietary drug delivery technologies to develop and commercialize new formulations of proven therapeutics.
Bgc Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP): Dalton John H (Director) purchased 10,000 shares at a price of $5.60.
BGC Partners, Inc. is a global inter-dealer broker specializing in trading financial instruments and related derivative products.
Blyth (NYSE:BTH): Blair Ryan (Vice President) purchased 12,148 shares at a price of $13.85.
Blyth, Inc., designs and markets home fragrance products and decorative accessories, as well as weight management products, nutritional supplements and energy drinks.
Chesapeake Lodging Trust (NYSE:CHSP): Vicari Douglas W (EVP, CFO, & Treasurer) purchased 2,000 shares at a price of $25.25.
Calamos Asset Management (NASDAQ:CLMS): Calamos Family Partners, Inc. (10% Owner) purchased 14,200 shares at a price of $10.39.
Calamos Asset Management, Inc. mainly provides investment advisory services to individuals and institutional investors through open-end funds, closed-end funds, separate accounts, offshore funds and partnerships.
Carriage Services (NYSE:CSV): Decarlo David J purchased 4,700 shares at a price of $17.43.
Carriage Services, Inc. is a provider of death care services and merchandise in the United States. It operates two types of businesses: Funeral Home Operations and Cemetery Operation.
Dg Fastchannel (NASDAQ:DGIT): Meruelo Alex purchased 125,000 shares at a price of $6.50.
Digital Generation Inc. operates a nationwide network that links advertisers and advertising agencies with radio stations and television stations across the United States and Canada.
Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES): Mullin John H Iii (Director) purchased 10,000 shares at a price of $63.01.
Hess Corp is a global integrated energy company that operates in two segments, Exploration and Production (E&P) and Marketing and Refining (M&R).
Idacorp (NYSE:IDA): Dahl Richard J (Director) purchased 500 shares at a price of $46.37.
IDACORP, Inc. is a holding company whose operating subsidiary, Idaho Power Company, is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution, sale and purchase of electric energy.
Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI): Kinder Richard D (Chairman & CEO) purchased 500,000 shares at a price of $35.78.
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Lazard Global Total Return And (NYSE:LGI): Lacey Andrew (Other) purchased 5,000 shares at a price of $15.39.
To achieve total return through capital appreciation and income by employing a global equity strategy (investing in 35 to 45 equity securities with a market capitalization of USD5 billion or greater within those countries in the MSCI World Index) and an em
Lazard World Dividend & (NYSE:LOR): Lacey Andrew (Other) purchased 6,000 shares at a price of $12.18.
Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE:NCT): Edens Wesley R (Director) purchased 500,000 shares at a price of $4.97.
Newcastle Investment Corporation is a real estate investment and finance company. Newcastle invests in, and actively manages, a portfolio of real estate securities, loans, excess mortgage servicing rights and other real estate related assets.
Nexpoint Credit Strategies Fund (NYSE:NHF): Dondero James D (Director) purchased 136,673 shares at a price of $7.95.
Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC): Oswald Brian H (CFO,CCO,Treasury and Secretary) purchased 21,700 shares at a price of $10.45.
Prospect Capital Corporation provides capital to middle-market companies and private equity financial sponsors for refinancing, leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, recapitalizations, later-stage growth investments, and capital expenditures.
Rmr Real Estate Income Fund (NYSE:RIF): Somers Jeffrey P. (Director) purchased 957 shares at a price of $18.45.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC:SGYP): Denoyer Bernard (Senior Vice President, Finance) purchased 7,500 shares at a price of $4.78.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a development stage biopharmaceutical company, whose main focus is on the development of drugs to treat GI disorders and diseases.
J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM): Smucker Timothy P (Chairman of the Board) purchased 1,000 shares at a price of $101.05.
The J. M. Smucker Company is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of branded food products on a worldwide basis.
Sl Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG): Mead James E (Chief Financial Officer) purchased 1,000 shares at a price of $23.95.
SL Green Realty Corporation is a self-managed real estate investment trust, with in-house capabilities in property management, acquisitions, financing, development, construction and leasing.
Synta Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SNTA): Bahcall Safi R (President and CEO) purchased 20,000 shares at a price of $4.12.
A biopharmaceutical company, which is focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing small molecule drugs to extend and enhance the lives of patients with severe medical conditions, including cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases.
S.Y. Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT): Lechleiter Richard A (Director) purchased 172 shares at a price of $23.93.
Union First Market Bankshares Corp. (NASDAQ:UBSH): Slaughter Raymond L (Director) purchased 5 shares at a price of $19.90.
Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL): Ballbach John M purchased 2,088 shares at a price of $65.00.
Valspar Corporation is a global coatings and paints manufacturer and distributor. It operates its business in two reportable segments: Coatings and Paints.
Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR): Hendrickson John J. (Director of Corp. Development) purchased 7,000 shares at a price of $34.77.
Vringo (NYSE:VRNG): Nyrkovskaya Anastasia (Chief Financial Officer) purchased 7,000 shares at a price of $2.93.
Vringo Inc provides products for mobile video entertainment and personalization. Its current flagship product is Vringo Video Ringtone platform that allows user to create, download & share mobile entertainment content in form of video ringtones etc.