Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Friday, December 27, 2013
Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN): Qvt Associates Gp Llc sold 40,213 shares at a price of $3.43.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical Company which focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative treatments for infectious diseases.
Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI): Wold Peter I sold 11,927 shares at a price of $4.47.
Arch Coal, Inc. is a coal producer in the United States, which sells coal to power plants, steel mills and industrial facilities.
Ada-Es (NASDAQ:ADES): Mckinnies Mark H sold 700 shares at a price of $56.00.
Advanced Emissions Solutions Inc formerly ADA-ES, Inc. is mainly engaged in providing environmental technologies and specialty chemicals to the coal-burning utility industry.
Alkermes (NASDAQ:ALKS): Bloom Floyd E sold 20,000 shares at a price of $40.97.
Alkermes PLC is a biotechnology company committed to developing innovative medicines to improve patients' lives.
Actuant Corp. (NYSE:ATU): Arzbaecher Robert C sold 45,499 shares at a price of $36.68.
Actuant Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of a range of industrial products and systems. The Company is organized into four operating and reportable segments as follows: Industrial, Energy, Electrical and Engineered Solutions.
Bill Barrett Corp. (NYSE:BBG): Stein Randy I sold 1,500 shares at a price of $27.98.
Bill Barrett Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and crude oil.
Infoblox Inc. (NYSE:BLOX): Gee David Nicholas sold 813 shares at a price of $32.21.
Infoblox Inc. provides automated network control services and provides an appliance-based solution that enables dynamic networks and next-generation data centers.
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN): Bienaime Jean Jacques sold 10,000 shares at a price of $68.71.
Biomarin Pharmaceutical, Inc., develops and commercializes pharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions. Its Approved products include Naglazyme, Kuvan tablets, Aldurazyme and Firdapse.
Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL): Smith Clark C. sold 10,000 shares at a price of $70.39.
Buckeye Partners, L.P. owns and operates refined petroleum products pipeline systems in the United States.
Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR): Schafer Edward T sold 1,500 shares at a price of $110.98.
Continental Resources, Inc. is an independent crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations in the North, South and East regions of the United States.
Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): Freeland Richard Joseph sold 5,000 shares at a price of $140.00.
Cummins, Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines, electric power generation systems and engine-related component products.
Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS): Banc Of America Capital Investors Sbic Lp sold 100,000 shares at a price of $7.65.
Cumulus Media, Inc is a radio broadcasting company, which owns and operates commercial radio station clusters throughout the United States.
Dime Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:DCOM): Palagiano Vincent F sold 15,278 shares at a price of $17.10.
E.I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company (NYSE:DD): Kullman Ellen Jamison sold 55,000 shares at a price of $64.00.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company offers a range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial, and transportation.
Gannett Co. (NYSE:GCI): Lougee David T sold 129,204 shares at a price of $28.61.
Gannett Co Inc is an international media and marketing solutions company, delivering content and services across an integrated, multi-platform portfolio.
Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR): Nemser Earl H sold 3,387 shares at a price of $24.42.
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): Johnson Carl J sold 5,000 shares at a price of $17.39.
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): Brady Sharon M sold 30,000 shares at a price of $83.02.
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.
John Bean Technologies Corp. (NYSE:JBT): Cannon Charles H Jr sold 3,000 shares at a price of $29.46.
John Bean Technologies Corporation is a global technology solutions provider for the food processing and air transportation industries. It designs, manufactures, tests and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for customers.
Nuveen Preferred And Convertible (NYSE:JPC): Evans Jack sold 2,000 shares at a price of $8.92.
Closed-end investment company
Nuveen Quality Preferred 2 (NYSE:JPS): Evans Jack sold 4,400 shares at a price of $8.14.
The primary objective is high current income consistent with capital preservation. The secondary objective is to enhance portfolio value relative to the market. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets are invested in preferred securities
Knight Capital Group (NYSE:KCG): Daniel V. Tierney 2011 Trust sold 33,104 shares at a price of $12.06.
Knight Capital Group, Inc. is a financial services firm that provides market access and trade execution services across multiple asset classes to buy- and sell-side firms as well as offers capital markets services to corporate issuers & private companies.
Kforce (NASDAQ:KFRC): Sutter Howard W sold 14,781 shares at a price of $21.02.
Unitrin (NYSE:KMPR): Vie Richard Carl sold 10,000 shares at a price of $41.14.
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
Carmax Inc (NYSE:KMX): Wood William C Jr. sold 88,000 shares at a price of $47.52.
CarMax, Inc. together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a retailer of used vehicles in the United States. It also sells new vehicles under franchise agreements with four new car manufacturers (Chrysler, General Motors, Nissan and Toyota).
Laboratory Corporation Of America Holdings (NYSE:LH): King David P sold 25,000 shares at a price of $90.79.
Lender Processing Services Inc (NYSE:LPS): Kennedy Lee A sold 101,539 shares at a price of $36.59.
Lender Processing Services Inc provides integrated technology and outsourced services to the mortgage lending industry in the United States. It operates in two segments: Technology, Data and Analytics; and Loan Transaction Services.
MATTEL INC (NYSE:MAT): Kilpin Timothy J. sold 5,000 shares at a price of $47.00.
Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a variety of toy products worldwide through sales to its customers and directly to consumers.
Mitcham Industries (NASDAQ:MIND): Albers Robert John sold 3,000 shares at a price of $17.34.
Mitcham Industries, Inc. is engaged in leasing and selling geophysical and other equipment used by seismic data acquisition contractors to perform seismic data acquisition surveys on land, in transition zones and deep water marine areas.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT): Bates Anthony John sold 14,000 shares at a price of $37.42.
Microsoft Corporation is engaged in developing, manufacturing, licensing and supporting a range of software products and services for different types of computing devices.
Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): Daley Dorian sold 150,000 shares at a price of $37.47.
Oracle Corporation is a provider of enterprise software and a provider of computer hardware products and services. Its software, hardware systems, and services businesses develop, manufacture, market, host and support database.
Rpx Corporation (NASDAQ:RPXC): Barker Geoffrey T sold 7,500 shares at a price of $16.96.
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.
Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG): Barkley James M sold 4,000 shares at a price of $154.40.
Simon Property Group, Inc. operates as a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust which owns, develops and manages retail real estate properties.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK): Sullivan Godfrey sold 10,000 shares at a price of $70.89.
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.
Southwest Gas Corp. (NYSE:SWX): Hester John P sold 2,500 shares at a price of $55.80.
Southwest Gas Corporation is engaged in purchasing, distributing & transporting natural gas in portions of Arizona, Nevada & California. It also provides trenching, installation, replacement & maintenance services to utility companies.
Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM): Fiddler Jerry sold 5,749 shares at a price of $10.01.
Solazyme, Inc. is in the business of transforming a range of low-cost plant-based sugars into high-value oils.
Tempur-Pedic International Inc (NYSE:TPX): Anderson Richard W sold 20,000 shares at a price of $52.51.
Tempur-Pedic International, Inc., is a global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of premium mattresses and pillows, which it sells globally in 80 countries under the TEMPUR(r) and Tempur-Pedic(r) brands.
Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC): Britt Glenn sold 10,000 shares at a price of $133.79.
Time Warner Cable, Inc. together with its subsidiaries is a cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas- New York State, the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California and Texas.
Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC): Arling Paul D sold 221 shares at a price of $39.00.
Universal Electronics Inc. develops and manufactures a line of pre-programmed universal wireless remote control products, audio-video accessories, and software that are marketed to enhance home entertainment systems.
Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP): Totusek Jeffrey P sold 1,224 shares at a price of $166.25.
Union Pacific Corp., is a transporting companies and its main operating company is Union Pacific Railroad Company. It links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain.
United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ:UTHR): Rothblatt Martine A sold 18,147 shares at a price of $113.68.
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.
Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WAIR): Weinstein Hal sold 10,000 shares at a price of $22.00.
Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc is distributors and providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry.
Wellpoint Health Networks Inc. (NYSE:WLP): Zoretic Richard C sold 20,000 shares at a price of $91.79.
WellPoint Inc is a health benefits company which offers a spectrum of network-based managed care plans to the large and small employer, individual, Medicaid and senior markets.