Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Thursday, August 15, 2013
Calix Inc (NYSE:CALX): Banta Tony (SVP, Global Mfg & Supply) sold 12,649 shares at a price of $12.48.
Abiomed (NASDAQ:ABMD): Bolt William J (SVP, QA and Regulatory Affairs) sold 12,700 shares at a price of $23.60.
Abiomed, Inc. is a provider of mechanical circulatory support devices and it offers a continuum of care in heart recovery to heart failure patients.
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD): Hacksell Uli (CEO) sold 52,771 shares at a price of $20.14.
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. is focused on the development and commercialization of small molecule drugs for the treatment of central nervous system disorders.
Autonation (NYSE:AN): Esl Investments Inc (10% Owner) sold 46,341 shares at a price of $48.19.
AutoNation Inc., is an automotive retailer in the United States. The Company offers a range of automotive products and services, including new vehicles, used vehicles, parts and automotive services, and automotive finance and insurance products.
Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARIA): Berger Harvey J M D (Chairman & CEO) sold 66,059 shares at a price of $18.44.
Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc is engaged in the discovery and development of breakthrough medicines to treat cancers by regulating cell signaling with small molecules.
Aeropostale Inc (NYSE:ARO): Hirtler-garvey Karin sold 16,875 shares at a price of $12.70.
A?ropostale, Inc. operates as a mall-based retailer of casual apparel and accessories for young women and men in the United States.
Arris Group Inc (NASDAQ:ARRS): Geraci Marc S (Treasurer) sold 3,000 shares at a price of $16.92.
Arris Group, Inc. is a global communication technology company specializing in the design and engineering of broadband network solutions.
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUXL): Fetzer Oliver (Director) sold 1,900 shares at a price of $18.76.
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company, which develops and markets products to urologists, endocrinologists, orthopedists and select primary care physicians and plastic surgeons who focus on the hand, and rheumatologists.
Anixter International Inc. (NYSE:AXE): Handy F Philip (Director) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $86.33.
Anixter International Inc. distributes communications & electrical wire, cable products and fasteners and other small parts. Its products include data, video, & security products used to connect personal computers, peripheral equipment &, among others.
Sotheby's Holdings (NYSE:BID): Alexander Susan (EVP & WW Head of HR) sold 16,127 shares at a price of $45.63.
Sothebys is an auctioneer of authenticated fine art, antiques and decorative art, jewelry and collectibles.
Boston Private Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:BPFH): Kaye David J. (EVP, Chief Financial Officer) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $10.89.
Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., is a bank holding company which conducts all of its business through its three segments, Private Banking, Investment Management, and Wealth Advisory.
Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS): Allman Brian J (See Remarks) sold 1,415 shares at a price of $69.26.
Bristow Group, Inc. is a provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry and one of two helicopter service providers to the offshore energy industry with global operations.
Berry Petroleum Company (NYSE:BRY): Busch Ralph B Iii sold 1,250 shares at a price of $41.00.
Berry Petroleum Company is an independent energy company engaged in the production, development, acquisition, exploitation of and exploration for, crude oil and natural gas.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD): Schmidt James M (Chief Operating Officer) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $104.00.
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. is an owner, operator and franchiser of restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, cravable menu items.
Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH): Henderson Jeffrey William (Chief Financial Officer) sold 54,590 shares at a price of $51.99.
Cardinal Health Inc is a provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of healthcare. Its services include pharmaceutical distribution, health-care product manufacturing, distribution and consulting services, among others.
Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM): Clark Christopher Todd (Sr EVP-Sales & Relationship) sold 3,132 shares at a price of $36.17.
Cardtronics, Inc. provides ATM management and equipment-related services to nationally-known retail merchants as well as smaller retailers and operators of facilities such as shopping malls and airports.
Cavium Inc (NASDAQ:CAVM): Pangrazio Vincent P (SVP & General Counsel) sold 3,000 shares at a price of $36.47.
Cavium Inc is a provider of semiconductor processors that enable processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless, security, video and connected home and office applications.
Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR): Weber David Scott (EVP/Network Operations) sold 27,213 shares at a price of $126.12.
Charter Communications Inc offers residential and commercial customers traditional cable video programming (basic and digital video), high-speed Internet services, and telephone services, as well as advanced broadband services.
Cme Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME): Sammann Derek (Sr MD FX Metals & Options Sol) sold 2,500 shares at a price of $74.11.
CME Group, Inc is a global exchange, offering the range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.
America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT): Henderson William H (President and CEO) sold 2,500 shares at a price of $43.50.
America's Car-Mart, Inc. is an automotive retailer in the United States focused on the 'Integrated Auto Sales and Finance' segment of the used car market.
Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ:CRUS): Turk Timothy R (VP Worldwide Sales) sold 3,000 shares at a price of $20.55.
Cirrus Logic, Inc. is engaged in developing high-precision, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for a range of audio and energy markets.
Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC): Baum Stephen L (Other) sold 14,100 shares at a price of $52.27.
Computer Sciences Corporation offers an array of services to clients in the commercial and government markets and specializes in the application of complex IT to achieve its customers' strategic objectives.
Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII): Flaherty James E (Chief Administrative Officer) sold 4,784 shares at a price of $21.32.
Cardiovascular Systems Inc is a medical device company, which is focused on developing and commercializing interventional treatment systems for vascular disease.
Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH): Mcloughlin Karen (Chief Financial Officer) sold 653 shares at a price of $73.49.
Caesars Entertainment Corporati (NASDAQ:CZR): Donovan Timothy R (EVP, Gen. Counsel, Chief RCO) sold 14,434 shares at a price of $18.39.
Caesars Entertainment Corp casino-entertainment provider and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. The Company's business is primarily conducted through a wholly-owned subsidiary, Caesars Entertainment Operating Company.
3D Systems Corp. (NYSE:DDD): Mcalea Kevin (Vice President) sold 30,000 shares at a price of $49.58.
3D Systems Corporation manufactures & sells 3D content-to-print solutions & 3D printing systems. It offers products such as 3d systems software, scan-to-CAD & inspection software, RapMan & 3DTouch, Cube 3D Printer, production printers & 3Dproparts.
Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX): Doherty Catherine T. (SVP, Clinical Franchises) sold 33,000 shares at a price of $59.85.
Quest Diagnostics Inc is the provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, providing insights that enable patients and physicians to make better healthcare decisions.
Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH): Lynch Roger (EVP, Advanced Technologies) sold 4,000 shares at a price of $44.80.
DISH Network Corp provides a direct broadcast satellite subscription television service in the United States.
Delphi Automotive Plc (NYSE:DLPH): Mahoney Sean O (Director) sold 2,500 shares at a price of $54.86.
Delphi Automotive PLC is a global vehicle components manufacturer and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain, safety and thermal technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets.
Dorman Products (NASDAQ:DORM): Lederer Paul R (Director) sold 5,600 shares at a price of $50.00.
Dyax (NASDAQ:DYAX): Ashe Andrew D. (General Counsel & Sr. VP, Adm.) sold 32,500 shares at a price of $4.30.
Dyax Corporation is a biotechnology company, which is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel biotherapeutics for unmet medical needs, with an emphasis on inflammatory and oncology indications.
Brinker International (NYSE:EAT): Gibson Krista M. (SVP Brand Strategy) sold 8,839 shares at a price of $42.72.
Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates and franchises the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant brands.
Ebay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): Tierney Thomas J (Director) sold 15,000 shares at a price of $54.50.
EBay Inc. is a global commerce platform and payments provider. It enables commerce through three reportable segments: Marketplaces, Payments and GSI.
Encore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG): Syran James A. (Sr VP, Ops & Chief Mkting Off.) sold 46,400 shares at a price of $43.57.
Emulex Corp. (NYSE:ELX): Folino Paul F (Director) sold 16,104 shares at a price of $7.76.
Emulex Corporation is the provider of a range of network convergence solutions that intelligently connect servers, storage and networks within the data center.
Eog Resources (NYSE:EOG): Papa Mark G (Executive Chairman) sold 17,783 shares at a price of $157.50.
EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil mainly in the United States, Canada, the Republic of Trinidad, Tobago, the United Kingdom etc.
E2Open Inc (NASDAQ:EOPN): Maloney Peter J (Chief Financial Officer) sold 7,360 shares at a price of $19.88.
E2open, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based, on-demand software solutions delivered on an integrated platform that enables companies to collaborate with their trading partners to procure, manufacture, sell and distribute products more efficiently.
Flextronics International Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX): Bingham H Raymond (Director) sold 25,000 shares at a price of $9.02.
Flextronics International, Ltd. is a provider of vertically-integrated advanced design, manufacturing and services to original equipment manufacturers.
Fmc Corp. (NYSE:FMC): Wood Graham R (VP and Controller) sold 22,759 shares at a price of $65.96.
FMC Corporation is a chemical company serving agricultural, consumer and industrial markets globally with innovative solutions, applications and products.
Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN): Sims Raymond J. (EVP and CFO) sold 5,000 shares at a price of $53.70.
Financial Engines, Inc is a provider of independent, technology-enabled portfolio management services, investment advice and retirement help to participants in employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plans, such as 401(k) plans.
Fossil (NASDAQ:FOSL): Shroff Jal S (Director) sold 4,456 shares at a price of $120.08.
Fossil, Inc.is a global design, marketing and distribution company that specializes in consumer fashion accessories.
Green Dot Corp. (NYSE:GDOT): Altman Samuel H. (Director) sold 10,750 shares at a price of $24.11.
Green Dot Corporation is a financial services company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money management solutions in the United States. It offers general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards, and cash loading and transfer services.
Chart Industries (NASDAQ:GTLS): Biehl Michael F (Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer) sold 4,460 shares at a price of $116.02.
Chart Industries, Inc. is an independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment used in the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases.
Hhgregg (NYSE:HGG): Stout Michael (Chief Administrative Officer) sold 25,000 shares at a price of $17.47.
HHgregg, Inc. is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances and related services operating under the name hhgregg.
Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG): Wandell Keith E (Chairman, President & CEO) sold 77,102 shares at a price of $58.82.
Harley-Davidson Inc produces and sells heavyweight motorcycles, as well as offers motorcycle parts, accessories, and related services. It operates in two segments, Motorcycles and Related Products, and Financial Services.
Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE:HPY): Lawler Michael A (President - Strategic Markets) sold 7,131 shares at a price of $39.41.
Healthstream (NASDAQ:HSTM): Shmerling Michael D (Director) sold 29,338 shares at a price of $32.89.
HealthStream, Inc. provides Internet-based learning and research solutions to meet the training, information, and education needs of the healthcare industry. Its products and services includes HealthStream Learning and HealthSteam Research.
Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR): Galik Milan (SVP Software Development) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $17.19.
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. is an automated global electronic market maker and broker specializing in routing orders and executing and processing trades in securities, futures and foreign exchange instruments on more than 80 electronic exchanges.
Ii-Vi Inc. (NASDAQ:IIVI): Sognefest Peter W (Director) sold 3,424 shares at a price of $19.46.
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): Valls Juan (Executive Vice President) sold 30,000 shares at a price of $73.41.
Illinois Tool Works Inc. is a manufacturer of a range of industrial products & equipment. Its segments are: Industrial Packaging; Power Systems & Electronics; Transportation; Construction Products; Food Equipment; Polymers & Fluids; & Decorative Surfaces.
J2 Global Communications Inc (NASDAQ:JCOM): Turicchi R Scott (President) sold 17,500 shares at a price of $52.42.
Kar Auction Services Inc (NYSE:KAR): Mehra Sanjeev K sold 4,371,975 shares at a price of $24.25.
Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYA): Debs Michael E (Senior Vice President & CAO) sold 259 shares at a price of $19.20.
Kelly Services, Inc. provides staffing global workforce solutions in all major markets throughout the world. It assigns professional and technical employees in the fields of education, legal, health care, and creative services.
Unitrin (NYSE:KMPR): Vie Richard Carl (Director) sold 5,700 shares at a price of $35.43.
Kemper Corp through its subsidiaries, serves the basic financial needs of individuals, families and small businesses by providing property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, and automobile finance services
Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND): Kuntz Edward L (Director) sold 8,634 shares at a price of $15.76.
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is a healthcare services company which through its subsidiaries operates hospitals, nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business across the United States.
Quaker Chemical Corp. (NYSE:KWR): Benoliel D Jeffry (VP - MW, Can and Secretary) sold 3,700 shares at a price of $70.26.
Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets a range of formulated chemical specialty products for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications and, in addition, offers and markets chemical management services.