Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO): Kirshbaum Michael T sold 3,000 shares at a price of $61.12.
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.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN): Qvt Associates Gp Llc sold 50,647 shares at a price of $3.13.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical Company which focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative treatments for infectious diseases.
Audience Inc. (NASDAQ:ADNC): Santos Peter B sold 7,000 shares at a price of $10.60.
Advent Software (NASDAQ:ADVS): Hess David Peter sold 2,775 shares at a price of $34.30.
Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS): Ball Frederick sold 1,500 shares at a price of $21.35.
The Aes Corp. (NYSE:AES): China Investment Corp sold 66,000,000 shares at a price of $13.05.
AES Corporation is a global power company, which owns a portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses on five continents in 27 countries. It owns and operates two primary types of businesses: Generation business & Utility Business.
Afc Enterprises (NASDAQ:AFCE): Bachelder Cheryl A sold 9,352 shares at a price of $38.55.
AFC Enterprises, Inc. develops, operates, and franchises quick-service restaurants under the trade names Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.
Amtrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI): Pipoly Ronald E Jr sold 14,350 shares at a price of $33.56.
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. is a multinational specialty property and casualty insurer focused on generating consistent underwriting profits.
American International Group (NYSE:AIG): Dooley William N sold 2,980 shares at a price of $49.46.
American International Group is a holding company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in insurance and insurance related activities in the United States and abroad.
Alkermes (NASDAQ:ALKS): Frates James M sold 30,437 shares at a price of $39.00.
Alkermes PLC is a biotechnology company committed to developing innovative medicines to improve patients' lives.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY): Vaishnaw Akshay sold 18,480 shares at a price of $60.99.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics based on RNA interference, which is a naturally occurring biological pathway within cells for selectively silencing and regulating the expression of specific genes.
Autonation (NYSE:AN): Esl Investments, Inc. sold 100,000 shares at a price of $49.75.
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.
Apollo Group (NASDAQ:APOL): Newton Frederick James sold 4,000 shares at a price of $25.22.
Apollo Group Inc offers distinctive educational programs and services both online and on-campus at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels.
ARTHROCARE CP (OTC:ARTC): Pacek James L sold 2,949 shares at a price of $39.00.
ArthroCare Corporation a multi-business medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets invasive surgical products.
Aruba Networks (NASDAQ:ARUN): Orr Dominic P sold 25,000 shares at a price of $16.48.
Aruba Networks Inc. provides enterprise mobility solutions that enables secure access to data, voice and video applications across wireless and wireline enterprise networks.
Homeaway Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY): Sharples Brian sold 150,000 shares at a price of $35.61.
HomeAway, Inc. is an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry. Vacation rentals are fully furnished, privately owned residential properties, including homes, condominiums, villas and cabins etc.
Saul Centers (NYSE:BFS): Schneider Scott V sold 4,300 shares at a price of $47.88.
Saul Centers, Inc. is a real estate investment trust, which is engaged in the ownership, management and development of income-producing properties.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD): Schmidt James M sold 1,000 shares at a price of $142.85.
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. is an owner, operator and franchiser of restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, cravable menu items.
Cabela's Inc (NYSE:CAB): Cabela Richard N sold 5,000 shares at a price of $61.03.
Cabela's, Inc. is a specialty retailer, and a direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping, and related outdoor merchandise.
Cadence Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CADX): Aker Hazel M sold 13,014 shares at a price of $8.76.
A biopharmaceutical company, which is focused on in-licensing, developing and commercializing product candidates mainly for use in the hospital setting.
Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM): Rathgaber Steven A. sold 10,000 shares at a price of $42.24.
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.
Christopher & Banks Corp. (NYSE:CBK): Stensrud Patricia sold 10,950 shares at a price of $7.30.
Christopher & Banks Corporation operates retail stores selling women's apparel in the United States.
Chico's Fas (NYSE:CHS): Noce Colaco Donna sold 39,100 shares at a price of $18.51.
Chico's FAS, Inc is a national specialty retailer of private branded, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing gift items.
Consolidated Communications Holdings (NASDAQ:CNSL): Udell C Robert Jr sold 8,500 shares at a price of $18.60.
Consolidated Communications, inc. is an established rural local exchange carrier offering a range of telecommunications services to residential and business customers in Illinois, Texas and Pennsylvania.
Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN): Wright Theodore M sold 15,000 shares at a price of $77.08.
Conn's, Inc is a specialty retailer of durable consumer products, and it also provides consumer credit to support its customers' purchases of the products that it offers.
Cornerstone Ondemand Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD): Baker R C Mark sold 1,000 shares at a price of $50.00.
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. is a global provider of a comprehensive learning and talent management solution delivered as software-as-a-service.
Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH): Klein John E sold 7,275 shares at a price of $93.55.
Cyberonics (NASDAQ:CYBX): Browne Gregory H sold 1,500 shares at a price of $64.60.
Cyberonics, Inc. is a medical device company. It is engaged in the design, development, sales and marketing of implantable medical devices that provide a unique therapy for the treatment of refractory epilepsy and treatment-resistant depression.
Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX): Melland Scot W sold 7,500 shares at a price of $7.03.
Dice Holdings Incorporated provides online recruiting and career development services. It provides services to recruit and retain technology, engineering, finance, accounting, financial services, healthcare and security-cleared professionals.
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB): Sherman Mark Andrew sold 2,293 shares at a price of $37.37.
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. develops and delivers innovative technologies, products and services at each stage of the entertainment industry, including content creation, content distribution and content playback.
Davita Inc. (NYSE:DVA): Nissenson Allen sold 2,929 shares at a price of $59.83.
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc operates kidney dialysis centers and provides related lab services mainly in dialysis centers and in contracted hospitals across the United States. It also operates other ancillary services and strategic initiatives.
Dxp Enterprises (NASDAQ:DXPE): Halter Timothy P sold 6,084 shares at a price of $106.23.
DXP Enterprises, Inc.is engaged in the business of distributing maintenance, repair and operating products, equipment and service to industrial customers.
Emcor Group (NYSE:EME): Guzzi Anthony sold 11,200 shares at a price of $40.12.
EMCOR Group, Inc. is an electrical and mechanical construction and facilities services firm, which designs, integrates, installs, start- ups, operates and maintains a number of electrical and mechanical systems.
Fti Consulting (NYSE:FCN): Dunn Jack B Iv sold 115,594 shares at a price of $41.02.
Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX): Murdy William F sold 2,000 shares at a price of $18.93.
Comfort Systems USA, Inc. provides heating, ventilation and air conditioning installation, maintenance, repair and replacement services within the mechanical services industry throughout the United States.
Fluidigm Corp. (NASDAQ:FLDM): Walder Fredric T sold 1,500 shares at a price of $32.10.
Fleetcor Technologies (NYSE:FLT): House Todd sold 10,000 shares at a price of $119.32.
Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. provides specialized payment products and services to commercial fleets, oil companies, and petroleum marketers in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
First Industrial Realty Trust (NYSE:FR): Yap Johannson L sold 2,000 shares at a price of $16.98.
First Industrial Realty Trust is a self-administered and fully integrated real estate company which owns, manages, acquires, sells, develops, and redevelops industrial real estate.
Flotek Industries (NYSE:FTK): Hardy Carla S. sold 87,500 shares at a price of $19.10.
Flotek Industries, Inc. is a global supplier of drilling and production related products and services to the oil and gas industry.
Agl Resources (NYSE:GAS): Somerhalder John W Ii sold 3,500 shares at a price of $46.08.
AGL Resources is an energy services holding Company whose main business is the distribution of natural gas.
Greatbatch (NYSE:GB): Graham Michelle sold 220 shares at a price of $40.16.
Global Cash Access Holdings (NYSE:GCA): Dowty Michael Scott sold 2,708 shares at a price of $9.40.
Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. is a global provider of innovative cash access and data intelligence services and solutions to the gaming industry.
Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD): Bischofberger Norbert W sold 90,000 shares at a price of $71.76.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need.
Greenlight Capital Re (NASDAQ:GLRE): Hedges Barton sold 2,500 shares at a price of $32.97.
Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC): Jagdfeld Aaron sold 6,365 shares at a price of $52.84.
Generac Holdings Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of a range of generators and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, industrial and construction markets.
Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC): Hairston John M sold 7,000 shares at a price of $35.17.
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.
H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES): Bagley Gary W sold 18,800 shares at a price of $28.49.
H&E Equipment Services, Inc. is an integrated equipment services company in the United States. It is focused on heavy construction and industrial equipment.
Hollyfrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC): Lamp David L sold 16,000 shares at a price of $47.63.
HollyFrontier Corp is mainly an independent petroleum refiner which produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel.
Icf International (NASDAQ:ICFI): Wasson John sold 41 shares at a price of $34.00.
The company provides management, technology, and policy consulting and implementation services to government, commercial, and international clients.