Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Thursday, August 22, 2013
The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO): Musslewhite Robert W (Chief Executive Officer) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $56.38.
Advisory Board Company provides best practices research and analysis, business intelligence and software tools, and installation support and management and advisory services to organizations including hospitals, health systems etc.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM): Lusk Michael (Vice President) sold 999 shares at a price of $36.53.
Archer-Daniels Midland Company is a processor of oilseeds, corn, wheat, cocoa, and other feedstuffs and is a manufacturer of vegetable oil and protein meal, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other value-added food and feed ingredients.
Albany International Corp. (NYSE:AIN): Gaug Joseph M (Assistant Secretary) sold 1,179 shares at a price of $33.45.
Albany International Corporation is engaged in three business segments: Paper Machine Clothing, Engineered Fabrics, AEC and PrimaLoft Products.
Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM): Sagan Paul sold 50,000 shares at a price of $45.74.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides services for accelerating & improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet from live and on-demand streaming videos to conventional content on web pages to tools that help people transact business.
Amsurg (NASDAQ:AMSG): Manning David L (EVP-Chief Development Officer) sold 1,600 shares at a price of $39.34.
Asiainfo-Linkage (NASDAQ:ASIA): Mackenzie Davin A (Director) sold 12,000 shares at a price of $11.44.
Asiainfo-Linkage, Inc is a provider of telecommunications software solutions and information technology, or IT, related services in China.
ASPEN TECHNOLOGY # (OTC:AZPN): Hammond F G (SVP & General Counsel) sold 10,390 shares at a price of $34.41.
Aspen Technology, Inc. supplies process optimization software, which allows manufacturers to implement best practices for optimizing their engineering, manufacturing and supply chains.
Banner Corp. (NASDAQ:BANR): Rust Steven W (Executive VP of the Bank) sold 300 shares at a price of $35.25.
C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR): Ring Timothy M (Chairman and CEO) sold 8,313 shares at a price of $113.24.
C.R. Bard, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, packaging, distribution and sale of medical, surgical, diagnostic and patient care devices.
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV): Brown G Michael (Director) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $18.44.
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. Its product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as a broad selection of outdoor and athletic equipment.
Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI): Stoll Kimberly K (VP-Sales & Marketing) sold 7,600 shares at a price of $47.30.
Badger Meter inc., is a manufacturer and marketer of products incorporating liquid flow measurement and control technologies.
Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE): Allen Robert A sold 2,209 shares at a price of $66.38.
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. is one of the marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America.
Cepheid (NASDAQ:CPHD): Easton Robert J sold 7,500 shares at a price of $35.01.
Cepheid is a molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures and markets fully-integrated systems for testing in the Clinical market, as well as for application in its Non-Clinical legacy Biothreat, Industrial and Partner markets.
Charles River Laboratories Intl (NYSE:CRL): Chubb Stephen D (Director) sold 4,000 shares at a price of $47.46.
Charles River Laboratories International Inc. is a global provider of solutions that accelerate the drug discovery and development process, including research models and associated services, and outsourced preclinical services.
Costar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP): Haber Warren H (Director) sold 1,396 shares at a price of $153.53.
Commvault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT): Fanzilli Frank J (Director) sold 4,000 shares at a price of $83.22.
CommVault Systems, Inc. is a provider of data and information management software applications and related services. It develops, markets and sells a unified suite of data and information management software applications under the Simpana brand.
Diodes Inc. (NASDAQ:DIOD): Greene Colin (European President/VP EU Sls) sold 14,806 shares at a price of $25.10.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA): Toledano Gabrielle B (EVP, HR & Corporate Services) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $27.00.
Electronic Arts, Inc. develops, markets, publishes and distributes video game software and content that could be played by consumers on a variety of platforms.
Encore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG): Masih Ashish (Sr. VP, Legal Collections Ops.) sold 6,000 shares at a price of $43.36.
Envestnet Inc (NYSE:ENV): Thomas Brandon (Chief Investment Officer) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $27.93.
Energy Partners (NYSE:EPL): Jensen W Mac (SVP, Business Development) sold 613 shares at a price of $33.01.
EPL Oil & Gas Inc is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in New Orleans, Louisiana and Houston, Texas.
Evercore Partners Inc (NYSE:EVR): Altman Roger C (Executive Chairman) sold 87,465 shares at a price of $46.57.
An independent investment banking advisory firm that provides advisory services to prominent multinational corporations on significant mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings and other strategic corporate transactions.
Fusion-Io Inc. (NYSE:FIO): Boberg Richard W (Executive Vice President) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $10.52.
Fusion-io, Inc. is a provider of data-centric computing solutions - a combination of hardware and software that places data closer to processing, resulting in dramatic improvements in both performance and efficiency.
Gabelli Equity Trust (NYSE:GAB): Gabelli Mario J (Director) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $21.47.
Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. diversified asset manager and financial services company. The company's investment services are primarily offered through its subsidiary GAMCO Asset Management Inc, which manages separate accounts for high net worth individuals.
Green Dot Corp. (NYSE:GDOT): Keatley John L (Chief Financial Officer) sold 25,000 shares at a price of $24.25.
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.
Synageva Biopharma Corp. (NASDAQ:GEVA): Boess Carsten (SVP, Chief Financial Officer) sold 7,800 shares at a price of $47.04.
Synageva BioPharma Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutic products for patients with life-threatening rare diseases and unmet medical need.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ:GMCR): Moran David E sold 4,000 shares at a price of $83.00.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. is engaged in the specialty coffee and coffee maker businesses. It has three business segments, the Specialty Coffee business unit ('SCBU'), the Keurig business unit ('KBU') and the Canadian business unit ('CBU').
Gap (NYSE:GPS): Murphy Glenn (Chairman & CEO) sold 200,000 shares at a price of $43.00.
Gap, Inc., is an international specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores. The Company sells casual apparel, accessories and personal care products for men, women, and children.
Hca Holdings Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:HCA): Steele John M (SVP - Human Resources) sold 33,189 shares at a price of $38.63.
HCA Inc. is a health care services companies in the United States comprised of 157 general, acute care hospitals; five psychiatric hospitals; and one rehabilitation hospital.
Hhgregg (NYSE:HGG): Aguilar Jeremy (Chief Financial Officer) sold 12,000 shares at a price of $18.24.
HHgregg, Inc. is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances and related services operating under the name hhgregg.
Health Management Associates (NYSE:HMA): Farnham Robert E (Senior VP- Finance) sold 245,864 shares at a price of $12.95.
Health Management Associates, Inc and its subsidiariesprovide health care services to patients in owned and leased facilities located mainly in non-urban communities in the southeastern and southwestern United States.
Healthstream (NASDAQ:HSTM): Pearson J Edward (Senior Vice President) sold 7,000 shares at a price of $32.04.
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.
Ii-Vi Inc. (NASDAQ:IIVI): Martinelli James (Vice President) sold 16,000 shares at a price of $19.83.
Imperva Inc. (NYSE:IMPV): Forget Jason (SVP, WW Business Operations) sold 2,500 shares at a price of $47.00.
Imperva Inc engages in development & sale of data security solutions that provide visibility and control over high value business data across critical systems within the data center.
World Fuel Services Corp. (NYSE:INT): Bakshi Ken (Director) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $38.12.
World Fuel Services Corporation is global fuel Logistics Company engaged in the marketing and sale of marine, aviation and land fuel products and related services.
Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU): Patel Kiran M (EVP, Small Business Group) sold 50,877 shares at a price of $63.03.
Intuit Inc. is the provider of business and financial management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, consumers, accounting professionals and financial institutions.
Inphi Corp. (NYSE:IPHI): Torten Ron (See Remarks) sold 9,265 shares at a price of $12.00.
Inphi Corporation is the provider of high-speed analog semiconductor solutions for the communications and computing markets.Its analog semiconductor solutions provide high signal integrity at leading-edge data speeds.
Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS): Major John E (Director) sold 991 shares at a price of $78.00.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL): Sullivan Thomas D (Chairman of the Board; Founder) sold 100,000 shares at a price of $101.46.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. is a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in the United States, based on industry sources and its experience.
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT): Jackson Shirley A sold 8,033 shares at a price of $52.84.
Medtronic, Inc. is engaged in medical technology- alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions of people. It provides innovative products and therapies for use by medical professionals to meet the healthcare needs of their patients.
Measurement Specialties (NASDAQ:MEAS): Arnold John D (Director) sold 1,781 shares at a price of $47.50.
Measurement Specialties, Inc. designs, develops and manufactures sensors and sensor-based systems for original equipment manufacturers and end users, based on a broad portfolio of proprietary technology and typically characterized by the MEAS brand name.
Mgm Resorts International (NYSE:MGM): Herman Alexis (Director) sold 11,220 shares at a price of $17.32.
MGM Resorts International is a holding company, which through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts.
The Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD): Bassoul Selim A (CEO, Chairman, President) sold 4,992 shares at a price of $191.43.
Middleby Corporation is engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and service of cooking and warming equipment and food preparation, cooking and packaging equipment for food processing operations.
Responsys Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTG): Henrich Edward A. (SVP, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES) sold 1,830 shares at a price of $14.35.
Responsys Inc is a provider of on-demand software and professional services company engages in relationship marketing across the interactive channels.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX): Shulman Yakov (jacob) (Chief Financial Officer) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $39.97.
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. produces and supplies semiconductor interconnect products that facilitate efficient data transmission between servers, storage systems and communications infrastructure equipment and other embedded systems.
Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:MMP): Selvidge Jeff R (Senior Vice President) sold 3,111 shares at a price of $55.14.
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. is engaged in the transportation, storage and distribution of refined petroleum products.
Monro Muffler Brake (NASDAQ:MNRO): Berenson Richard A (Director) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $43.00.
Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Monro Service Corporation is engaged mainly in providing automotive under car repair services in the United States.
MSCI Inc (NYSE:MSCI): Fernandez Henry A (Chairman, CEO and President) sold 7,500 shares at a price of $38.20.
MSCI Inc. is a provider of investment decision support tools, including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics for use by institutions in managing equity, fixed income and multi-asset class portfolios.
Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL): Cortes Jose (Director) sold 30,000 shares at a price of $9.22.
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets energy storage and power delivery products for transportation, industrial telecommunications and other applications and microelectronic products for space and satellite applications.
Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX): Coughlin Timothy P (Chief Financial Officer) sold 19,035 shares at a price of $15.05.
National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI): Lanning Stephen L (Director) sold 18,236 shares at a price of $18.61.
A holding company, which operates digital in-theatre network in North America that allows it to distribute advertising, business communications, and Fathom events utilizing its proprietary digital content network (DCN) and digital broadcast network (DBN).
Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE): Vadon Mark C (Director) sold 9,003 shares at a price of $38.52.
Blue Nile Inc., is an online retailer of diamonds and jewelry. Its merchandise consists of diamonds and fine jewelry, with a particular focus on engagement diamonds and settings.
Neenah Paper (NYSE:NP): Leeper Mary Ann (Director) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $37.08.
Nps Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:NPSP): Groninger James G (Director) sold 16,900 shares at a price of $23.21.
NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. is engaged in the development of new treatment options for patients with rare gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders and serious unmet medical needs.
Insperity Inc (NYSE:NSP): Rawson Richard G (President) sold 973 shares at a price of $33.75.
Insperity, Inc. provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance.
Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS): Campbell Daniel W (Director) sold 8,203 shares at a price of $86.82.
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc, is a global direct selling company, which develops and distributes innovative, premium-quality personal care products and nutritional supplements that are sold under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex brands.
Oge Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE): Merrill Stephen E (COO Enable OK Intra Trans LLC) sold 5,200 shares at a price of $35.85.
OGE Energy Corp. is an energy and energy services provider offering physical delivery and related services for both electricity and natural gas in the south central United States.
Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL): Judson James T sold 11,724 shares at a price of $22.74.
Opentable (NASDAQ:OPEN): Dodson Michael E. (Sr. VP Global Sales) sold 7,150 shares at a price of $73.07.
OpenTable, Inc, provides solutions that form an online network connecting reservation-taking restaurants & people who dine at those restaurants. Its solutions are Electronic Reservation Book, for restaurant customers and reservation website for diners.
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW): Orton Christopher (Pres., Orbitz & Cheaptickets) sold 3,710 shares at a price of $9.56.
A global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to search for and book a range of travel products.
Prestige Brand Holdings (NYSE:PBH): Lombardi Ronald M. (Chief Financial Officer) sold 17,164 shares at a price of $32.02.
Photomedex (NASDAQ:PHMD): Oneda Katsumi sold 10,000 shares at a price of $15.64.
PhotoMedex, Inc. is a Nevada corporation. It is a global skin health company providing integrated disease management and aesthetic solutions to dermatologists, professional aestheticians and consumers.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII): Fisher William C. (VP & Chief Information Officer) sold 6,000 shares at a price of $113.86.
Polaris Industries, Inc, designs, engineers and manufactures off-road vehicles, which includes all terrain vehicles and side-by-side vehicles for recreational and utility use, snowmobiles, and motorcycles.
Quad Graphics Inc (NYSE:QUAD): Riebe David K (Pres-Logistics & Distribution) sold 8,000 shares at a price of $31.15.
Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides print and related services primarily in the United States, Europe and South America. Its print products primarily include catalogs, consumer magazines, special interest publications, direct marketing materials etc.
Rogers Corp. (NYSE:ROG): Mitchell William sold 2,000 shares at a price of $54.47.
Rogers Corporation manufactures specialty materials, which are grouped into three reportable segments: High Performance Foams; Printed Circuit Materials; and Power Electronics Solutions.
Rudolph Technologies (NASDAQ:RTEC): Little Nathan H (Executive VP,) sold 10,200 shares at a price of $10.33.
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and supports high-performance process control equipment used in semiconductor device manufacturing.
Sciclone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCLN): Yin Min (VP Compliance & Internal Audit) sold 12,500 shares at a price of $5.50.
SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a substantial international business, based mainly in the People's Republic of China, and with a product portfolio of novel therapies for cancer and infectious diseases.
Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCR): Waldis Stephen G (CEO and Chairman) sold 15,000 shares at a price of $34.66.
Sonus Networks (NASDAQ:SONS): Abbott Todd (EVP of Strategy) sold 35,488 shares at a price of $3.35.
Sonus Networks, Inc. is a provider of voice and multimedia infrastructure solutions.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK): Sullivan Godfrey (President, CEO & Chairman) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $50.25.
Splunk Inc provides an innovative software platform that enables organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence by harnessing the value of their data. Its software collects and indexes data at massive scale, regardless of format or source.
Servicesource International In (NASDAQ:SREV): Mccullough Natalie A (EVP & GM of Professional Svcs) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $12.27.
Stoneridge (NYSE:SRI): Corey John C (President and CEO) sold 34,800 shares at a price of $12.72.
Stoneridge, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of highly engineered electrical and electronic components, modules and systems for the commercial vehicle, automotive, agricultural, motorcycle and off-highway vehicle markets.
Staar Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA): Andrews Deborah J (Vice President) sold 33,515 shares at a price of $11.65.
STAAR Surgical Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells implantable lenses for the eye. It is a maker of lenses used worldwide in corrective or "refractive" surgery, and it also make lenses for use in surgery that treats cataracts.
Steiner Leisure Limited (NASDAQ:STNR): Warshaw Clive E (Chairman) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $59.02.
Steiner Leisure, Ltd. is a worldwide provider of spa services and products.
Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS): Tremallo Mark V B (VP, General Counsel &Secretary) sold 3,182 shares at a price of $24.99.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. together with its consolidated subsidiaries is an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors.
Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY): Hafner Joseph A Jr (Director) sold 3,500 shares at a price of $32.52.
Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries and divisions, is a distributor of food and related products mainly to the foodservice or 'food-away-from-home' industry.
Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM): Wolfson Jonathan S (Chief Executive Officer) sold 35,000 shares at a price of $11.47.
Solazyme, Inc. is in the business of transforming a range of low-cost plant-based sugars into high-value oils.
Tjx Companies (NYSE:TJX): Lane Amy B (Director) sold 1,012 shares at a price of $54.36.
The TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and worldwide. Its stores offer family apparel, including footwear and accessories; home fashions, such as home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, etc.
Tangoe Inc. (NASDAQ:TNGO): Gamble Charles D. (Sr. VP, Customer Account Mgt) sold 3,000 shares at a price of $18.43.
Tangoe, Inc. Company is a global provider of communications lifecycle management, or CLM, software and related services to large and medium-sized businesses and other organizations.
Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN): King Donnie (Sr. Group VP, Poultry & Prep) sold 25,705 shares at a price of $32.02.
Tyson Foods, Inc. and its subsidiaries produce, distribute and market chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods and related allied products. The Company operates a totally integrated poultry production process.
Tile Shop Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TTS): Watts William E (Director) sold 60,000 shares at a price of $25.83.
Tile Shop Holdings Inc formerly JWC Acquisition Corp engages in effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses.
United Fire & Casualty Company (NASDAQ:UFCS): Lyons Dianne M (VP/Chief Financial Officer) sold 3,482 shares at a price of $29.78.
United Online (NASDAQ:UNTD): Armstrong James T (Director) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $8.06.
United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ:UTHR): Rothblatt Martine A (CEO) sold 3,833 shares at a price of $72.06.
United Therapeutics Corporation is a biotechnology company, which is focused on the development and commercialization of products to address the medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions.
Visteon Corp. (NYSE:VC): Sharnas Michael Kenneth (S.V.P. & General Counsel) sold 1,769 shares at a price of $72.32.
Visteon Corporation is a global supplier of automotive systems, modules and components to global vehicle manufacturers (OEMs) and the automotive aftermarket. The Company conducts its business in the automotive sector.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX): Boger Joshua S (Director) sold 1,400 shares at a price of $77.01.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals is engaged in the business of discovering, developing and commercializing small molecule drugs for the treatment of serious diseases.
Wabtec Corp. (NYSE:WAB): Kassling William E (Director) sold 28,155 shares at a price of $58.65.
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp is a provider of value-added, technology-based products and services for the rail industry. It provides its products and services through two main business segments, the Freight Group and the Transit Group.
Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM): Bashaw Michael (Regional President) sold 1,750 shares at a price of $52.41.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. owns and operates the chain of natural and organic foods supermarkets. Its products include seafood, grocery, meat and poultry, bakery, prepared foods and catering, specialty, coffee and tea and educational products.
Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR): Bitzer Marc R (PRESIDENT WHIRLPOOL NA) sold 2,170 shares at a price of $135.04.
Whirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. It produces and sells washers, dryers, refrigerators, air conditioners, dishwashers, freezers, microwave ovens, ranges, air purifiers, and other typical household appliances.
World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD): Tinney Jeff L (SVP, WESTERN DIVISION) sold 950 shares at a price of $87.00.
World Acceptance Corporation is a small-loan consumer finance company, which offers short-term small loans, medium-term larger loans, related credit insurance products and ancillary products and services to individuals.
Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC): Abbott Gary R (Vice President) sold 10,956 shares at a price of $81.00.
Cimarex Energy Company is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in two main areas: the Mid-Continent region and the Permian Basin.