Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Thursday, August 29, 2013
Affymax (NASDAQ:AFFY): Walker John Peter sold 16,540 shares at a price of $1.92.
Affymax, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing novel drugs to improve the treatment of serious and often life-threatening conditions.
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. (NYSE:AGM): Stenson Tom D (Chief Operating Officer) sold 401 shares at a price of $34.55.
Alliance Healthcare Services (NYSE:AIQ): Poan Nicholas A (Sr. V.P. Corp. Finance and CAO) sold 6,300 shares at a price of $24.22.
Alliance HealthCare Services and its subsidiaries provides diagnostic imaging services and therapeutic services primarily to hospitals and other healthcare providers on a shared-service and full-time service basis.
Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ:AIRM): Carman Trent (Chief Financial Officer) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $41.20.
Air Methods Corp. is a provider of air medical emergency transport services and systems throughout the United States of America. It also designs, manufactures, and installs medical aircraft interiors and other aerospace and medical transport products.
Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR): Walton David Ryan (COO, General Counsel and Secy) sold 6,600 shares at a price of $16.28.
Aircastle Ltd acquires, leases and sells high-utility commercial jet aircraft to passenger and cargo airlines throughout the world.
Bioscrip (NASDAQ:BIOS): Bogusz Patricia (Vice President, Finance) sold 39,687 shares at a price of $11.94.
BioScrip, Inc., is a is a provider of pharmacy and home health services that partners with patients, physicians, hospitals, healthcare payors and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB): Cumbaa Charles T (SVP of Business Development) sold 3,630 shares at a price of $36.59.
Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ:CELG): Daniel Thomas O (see remarks) sold 32,263 shares at a price of $137.06.
Celgene Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies designed to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory related diseases.
Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA): Chial Sally B (SVP Human Resources) sold 350 shares at a price of $53.90.
Capital Senior Living Corp. (NYSE:CSU): Moore James A (Director) sold 4,425 shares at a price of $21.00.
Dreamworks Animation Skg (NASDAQ:DWA): O'connor Heather (Chief Accounting Officer) sold 1,500 shares at a price of $29.34.
Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc is engaged in the development, production and exploitation of animated films and their associated characters in the worldwide theatrical, home entertainment, television, merchandising and licensing and other markets.
Brinker International (NYSE:EAT): Roberts Wyman (President and CEO) sold 17,000 shares at a price of $40.66.
Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates and franchises the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant brands.
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd (NYSE:ENH): Oconnor John L (Former COO, Endurance Services) sold 11,800 shares at a price of $50.52.
Enphase Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH): Rockport Capital Partners Ii, Lp (10% Owner) sold 2,290 shares at a price of $7.00.
Enphase Energy, Inc. has pioneered a new inverter technology for the solar industry that increases energy production, simplifies design and installation, improves system uptime and reliability, and reduces fire safety risk.
Express (NYSE:EXPR): Moellering Matthew C (EVP & Chief Operating Officer) sold 8,571 shares at a price of $22.02.
Express, Inc. is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of women's and men's merchandise, targeting the 20 to 30 year old customer. Express merchandise is sold through the Company's retail stores and website.
Flir Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR): Surran Thomas A (President-Commercial Systems) sold 15,291 shares at a price of $31.45.
FLIR Systems, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of thermal imaging systems. The Company's products are used in a variety of applications in commercial, industrial and government markets worldwide.
L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR): Fisher Samuel K (Vice President) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $43.40.
LB Foster Company is a manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of products and services for the rail, construction, energy and utility markets.
Oyo Geospace Corp. (NASDAQ:GEOS): Adams Robbin B. (Executive Vice President) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $68.80.
Geospace Technologies Corp designs and manufactures instruments and equipment used by the oil and gas industry in the acquisition and processing of seismic data as well as in reservoir characterization and monitoring activities.
Gnc Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC): Szabo Joseph G. (SVP, Manufacturing) sold 1,500 shares at a price of $51.01.
GNC Acquisition Holdings Inc is a global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, including VMHS products, sports nutrition products, and diet products. It operates three business segments; Retail, Franchise, and Manufacturing/Wholesale.
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN): Keywell Bradley A (Director) sold 250,000 shares at a price of $10.08.
Groupon Inc provides a local e-commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount. The company features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy.
Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC): Kendricks Samuel B (Chief Credit Officer) sold 575 shares at a price of $32.70.
Hancock Holding Company is a financial holding company operates through wholly-owned subsidiaries, Hancock Bank, Gulfport, Mississippi, Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Hancock Bank of Florida, Tallahassee, Florida.
Hanger Orthopedic Group (NYSE:HGR): Asar Vinit K (Chief Executive Officer) sold 1,839 shares at a price of $30.66.
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): Schultz John F (EVP, GC & SEC) sold 6,000 shares at a price of $22.02.
Hewlett-Packard Company is a global provider of products, technologies, software, solutions & services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR): Galik Milan (SVP Software Development) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $16.77.
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.
Interactive Intelligence (NASDAQ:ININ): Brown Donald E (Chairman, President and CEO) sold 8,347 shares at a price of $60.04.
Invensense Inc. (NYSE:INVN): Goehl Daniel (Vice President) sold 15,958 shares at a price of $17.95.
InvenSense, Inc. provides intelligent motion processing solutions that enable a motion-based user interface for consumer electronics.
Loews Corp. (NYSE:L): Laskawy Philip A sold 5,700 shares at a price of $45.02.
Loews Corporation through its subsidiaries is engaged in commercial property & casualty insurance, operation of offshore oil & gas drilling rigs, production of natural gas and liquids, operation of interstate natural gas pipeline and operation of hotels.
Luminex Corp. (NASDAQ:LMNX): Erickson Thomas W sold 348 shares at a price of $21.03.
Luminex Corporation develops, manufactures and sells proprietary biological testing technologies and products with applications throughout the life sciences and diagnostic industries.
Linkedin (NYSE:LNKD): Rottenberg Erika (VP, GC & Secretary) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $240.80.
LinkedIn Corp is a professional network on the Internet with more than 90 million members in over 200 countries and territories.
Micrel Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRL): Wallin Ray (CFO/VP Finance/HR) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $9.56.
Micrel Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of high-performance analog power integrated circuits, mixed-signal and digital ICs.
Micros Systems (NASDAQ:MCRS): Jammet Bernard (EVP, Latin America Group) sold 79,784 shares at a price of $49.78.
Mcgrath Rentcorp (NASDAQ:MGRC): Stradford Dennis P sold 2,948 shares at a price of $34.43.
National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG): Carlotti Carl M (Senior VP - NFG Dist. Corp.) sold 25,000 shares at a price of $66.27.
National Fuel Gas Company is a diversified energy company which operates its business in four segments; Utility, Pipeline and Storage, Exploration and Production and Energy Marketing.
Netapp (NASDAQ:NTAP): Shaheen George T (Director) sold 55,000 shares at a price of $41.40.
NetApp, Inc. is a supplier of enterprise storage and data management software and hardware products and services.
Netgear (NASDAQ:NTGR): Rogers Tamesa (SVP, Human Resources) sold 950 shares at a price of $30.00.
Ormat Technologies (NYSE:ORA): Granot David (Director) sold 3,750 shares at a price of $25.11.
Ormat Technologies, Inc. is engaged in the geothermal and recovered energy power business. It designs, develops, builds, owns, and operates clean, environmentally friendly geothermal and recovered energy-based power plants.
Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS): Fekete Frank L sold 2,000 shares at a price of $16.52.
Provident Financial Services, Inc. through its subsidiary The Provident Bank, provides a range of banking services to individual and business customers through branch offices in New Jersey.
Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ:PNRA): Wooldridge Mark D. (Chief Accounting Officer) sold 75 shares at a price of $167.80.
Panera Bread Company, Inc. is a national bakery-cafe concept with 1,652 Company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafe locations in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada.
Perrigo Company (NASDAQ:PRGO): Papa Joseph C (President and CEO) sold 15,000 shares at a price of $117.64.
Perrigo Company is a global healthcare supplier which develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter and generic prescription pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active pharmaceutical ingredients & pharmaceutical & medical diagnostic products.
Parexel International Corp. (NASDAQ:PRXL): Love Richard L (Director) sold 5,000 shares at a price of $47.04.
Parexel International Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company, providing expertise in clinical research, medical communications services, consulting, and informatics and advanced technology products and services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology.
Qualys Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS): Courtot Philippe F (Chairman, President & CEO) sold 4,629 shares at a price of $20.01.
Resmed Inc. (NYSE:RMD): Sandercock Brett (Chief Financial Officer) sold 5,000 shares at a price of $49.00.
Realpage (NASDAQ:RP): Winn Stephen T (Chairman and CEO) sold 1,700 shares at a price of $20.56.
Realpage Inc. is a provider of on demand software solutions for the rental housing industry. Its range of property management solutions enables owners and managers of single-family and a wide variety of multi-family rental property types.
Rpx Corporation (NASDAQ:RPXC): Scola Paul E (Senior Vice President) sold 4,486 shares at a price of $15.74.
RPX Corp. provides a subscription-based patent risk management solution that facilitates more efficient exchanges of value between owners and users of patents compared to transactions driven by actual or threatened litigation.
Rentech (NYSE:RTK): Williams John A sold 37,000 shares at a price of $1.95.
Rentech Inc. owns and develops technologies that enable the production of certified synthetic fuels and renewable power when integrated with certain other third-party technologies.
Echostar Corp. (NASDAQ:SATS): Dugan Michael T (CEO and President) sold 2,116 shares at a price of $41.06.
Silicon Graphics International Corp (NASDAQ:SGI): Titinger Jorge (President & CEO) sold 9,714 shares at a price of $14.83.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SLCA): Weinheimer Don D (VP & GM Oil & Gas Proppants) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $23.28.
US Silica Holdings Inc is a domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is a critical input into a variety of attractive end markets.
Suburban Propane Partners L.P. (NYSE:SPH): Logan Harold R Jr (Director) sold 1,826 shares at a price of $46.15.
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. markets and distributes products that meet the energy needs of its customers. It specializes in the distribution of propane, fuel oil and refined fuels, as well as the marketing of natural gas and and electricity.
Steiner Leisure Limited (NASDAQ:STNR): Warshaw Clive E (Chairman) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $57.84.
Steiner Leisure, Ltd. is a worldwide provider of spa services and products.
State Street Corp (NYSE:STT): Perretta Christopher (Executive Vice President) sold 10,606 shares at a price of $66.66.
State Street Corporation provides a range of investment management strategies, investment management advisory services and other financial services for corporations, public funds and other sophisticated investors.
Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK): Stryker Ronda E (Director) sold 7,000 shares at a price of $67.13.
Stryker Corporation offers an array of medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products.
Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY): Hafner Joseph A Jr (Director) sold 9,492 shares at a price of $31.44.
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.
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (NYSE:TC): Arsenault Denis C (Director) sold 53,000 shares at a price of $3.81.
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. mines and processes molybdenum. The Company operates mines, mills, and metallurgical roasting facilities in Canada and the United States.
Treehouse Foods (NYSE:THS): Oneill Thomas Emmet Iii (Exec VP, Gen Counsel & CAO) sold 289 shares at a price of $66.12.
Treehouse Foods, Inc. is a food manufacturer servicing mainly the retail grocery and foodservice distribution channels.
Trulia Inc. (NYSE:TRLA): Waldorf Gregory (Director) sold 28,124 shares at a price of $41.48.
Trulia, Inc operates as a real estate search engine. It is redefining the home search experience for consumers and changing the way that real estate professionals build their businesses.
Trimble Navigation Limited (NASDAQ:TRMB): Kirkland James A (Vice President) sold 13,000 shares at a price of $25.00.
Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA): Ehrenpreis Ira Matthew (Director) sold 60,052 shares at a price of $164.02.
Tesla Motors,inc., designs, develops, manufactures and sells high-performance fully electric vehicles and advanced electric vehicle powertrain components.
Toro Company (NYSE:TTC): Burkart Philip A (VP, Irrigation Businesses) sold 12,400 shares at a price of $53.00.
Toro Company is engaged in designs, manufactures, and markets professional turf maintenance equipment and services, turf and agricultural micro-irrigation systems, landscaping equipment, and residential yard and snow removal products.
Unumprovident Corp. (NYSE:UNM): Macmillan A S (Director) sold 300 shares at a price of $29.67.
Unum Group provides group and individual disability products in the US and the UK. It also offers a portfolio of other insurance products, including longterm care insurance, life insurance, employee-paid group benefits & other related services.
United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ:UTHR): Rothblatt Martine A (CEO) sold 3,833 shares at a price of $72.76.
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.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX): Boger Joshua S (Director) sold 1,400 shares at a price of $76.24.
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 24,000 shares at a price of $59.13.
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.
Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WAIR): Snyder Randy J. (Chairman, President & CEO) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $18.91.
Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc is distributors and providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry.