Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Alkermes (NASDAQ:ALKS): Pops Richard F (Director and CEO, Alkermes plc) sold 50,000 shares at a price of $22.30.
Alkermes PLC is a biotechnology company committed to developing innovative medicines to improve patients' lives.
Amphenol Corp. (NYSE:APH): Anderson Gary (SR VP & GGM AERO & IND OPS) sold 60,000 shares at a price of $67.56.
Amphenol Corporation designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems and coaxial and flat-ribbon cable.
American Express Company (NYSE:AXP): Gilligan Edward P (Vice Chairman) sold 132,899 shares at a price of $59.32.
American Express Co is a global payments, network and travel company, which offers credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses around the world.
Bank Of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE:BK): Palermo James P (Vice Chairman) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $26.21.
Bank of New York Mellon Corporation is a global financial services company, through its subsidiaries is engaged in trust and custody activities, investment management services, banking services and securities-related activities.
Infoblox Inc. (NYSE:BLOX): Parekh Sohail M. (Exec VP, Engineering) sold 4,600 shares at a price of $19.01.
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 (Chief Executive Officer) sold 5,000 shares at a price of $54.00.
Biomarin Pharmaceutical, Inc., develops and commercializes pharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions. Its Approved products include Naglazyme, Kuvan tablets, Aldurazyme and Firdapse.
Conagra Foods (NYSE:CAG): Wise Robert G (SVP, Corporate Controller) sold 19,000 shares at a price of $31.95.
ConAgra Foods, Inc. is a food company, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products, as well as other vegetable, spice, and grain products to a variety of restaurants, food service operators and commercial customers.
Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE): Tcg Holdings Llc (10% Owner) sold 13,049,550 shares at a price of $25.00.
Cobalt International Energy is an independent, oil-focused exploration and production company with a world-class below salt prospect inventory in the deep water of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola and Gabon in West Africa.
Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE): Miller Christopher M (VP & Chief Accounting Officer) sold 1,166 shares at a price of $51.46.
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.
Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII): Flaherty James E (Chief Administrative Officer) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $15.00.
Cardiovascular Systems Inc is a medical device company, which is focused on developing and commercializing interventional treatment systems for vascular disease.
Endeavor International Corp. (NYSE:END): Gmt Capital Corp (Other) sold 107,990 shares at a price of $5.81.
Endeavour International Corporation is an independent oil and gas company, which is engaged in the production, exploration, development and acquisition of crude oil and natural gas in the U.K. North Sea and U.S. Onshore.
Exacttarget Inc. (NYSE:ET): Kopp Timothy B (Chief Marketing Officer) sold 8,039 shares at a price of $22.46.
ExactTarget, Inc. is a provider of cross-channel, interactive marketing SaaS solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to communicate with their customers through the interactive channels they use most - email, mobile, social media and websites.
Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN): Jones Christopher L. (EVP & Chief Investment Officer) sold 4,000 shares at a price of $30.80.
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.
Forest Laboratories (NYSE:FRX): Weinstein Herschel S (SVP General Counsel) sold 7,000 shares at a price of $36.57.
Forest Laboratories, Inc. and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and sell both branded and generic forms of ethical drug products which require a physician's prescription.
Synageva Biopharma Corp. (NASDAQ:GEVA): Quinn Anthony (SVP, Chief Medical Officer) sold 9,447 shares at a price of $50.08.
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.
Hcp (NYSE:HCP): Henning Edward J (Executive Vice President) sold 9,800 shares at a price of $46.56.
HCP, Inc. is a self-administered, real estate investment trust, which acquires, develops, leases, manages and disposes of healthcare real estate and provides financing to healthcare providers.
Home Bancshares (NASDAQ:HOMB): Hester Kevin (Chief Lending Officer) sold 8,350 shares at a price of $35.00.
Home BancShares, Inc is a bank holding company, which is engaged in providing a broad range of commercial and retail banking and related financial services to businesses, real estate developers and investors, individuals and municipalities.
Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR): Galik Milan (SVP Software Development) sold 800 shares at a price of $14.04.
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.
Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM): Greenhill & Co Inc (Other) sold 15,000 shares at a price of $7.21.
Iridium Communications Inc. provides satellite voice and data communications solutions with coverage of the entire Earth, including oceans, airways and Polar Regions.
J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM): Zames Matthew E (Co-Chief Operating Officer) sold 31,750 shares at a price of $46.42.
JPMorgan Chase & Co is a global financial services firm and banking institutions in the United States of America with operations worldwide.
Kellogg Company (NYSE:K): Kellogg W K Foundation (10% Owner) sold 36,000 shares at a price of $58.25.
Kellogg Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the manufacture and marketing of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods.
Landec Corp. (NASDAQ:LNDC): Hajduk Damian A. (Chief Scientific Officer) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $12.35.
Landec Corporation and its subsidiaries design, develop, manufacture and sell polymer products for food and agricultural products, medical devices and licensed partner applications that incorporate Landec's patented polymer technologies.
Responsys Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTG): Olrich Scott V. (Chief Marketing & Sales Ofr) sold 950 shares at a price of $7.48.
Responsys Inc is a provider of on-demand software and professional services company engages in relationship marketing across the interactive channels.
Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON): Grant Hugh (Chairman & CEO) sold 30,000 shares at a price of $102.14.
Monsanto Company is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. Its seeds, biotechnology trait products, and herbicides provide farmers with solutions that improve productivity, reduce the costs of farming and produce better foods.
Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS): Mace Roy W (Senior VP and CAO) sold 47 shares at a price of $36.00.
Oasis Petroleum Inc. an independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the Montana and North Dakota regions of the Williston Basin.
Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG): Shaff Karen E (Exec. VP and General Counsel) sold 3,333 shares at a price of $30.28.
Principal Financial Group, Inc. is a financial services organization engaged in promoting retirement savings and investment and insurance products and services in the U.S. and selected international markets.
Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS): Nussbaum John L (Director) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $26.00.
Plexus Corp. and its subsidiaries participate in the Electronic Manufacturing Services ('EMS') industry. It delivers optimized Product Realization solutions through a unique Product Realization Value Stream services model.
Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP): Scott Gary L sold 12,191 shares at a price of $21.13.
Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc, offers a range of banking services in its main market areas of the Nashville-Davidson-Rutherford-Franklin, Tennessee and Knoxville.
Ppg Industries (NYSE:PPG): Berges James G (Director) sold 2,500 shares at a price of $141.93.
PPG Industries, Inc manufactures coatings, glass and chemical products. The Company is a major global supplier of protective and decorative coatings.
Ppl Corp. (NYSE:PPL): Grey Robert J (EVP, General Counsel & Sec.) sold 6,629 shares at a price of $29.33.
PPL Corporation is an energy and utility holding company through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the generation and marketing of electricity in the northeastern and western U.S. and in the delivery of electricity in Pennsylvania and the U.K.
Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC): Pinkerton John H (Executive Chairman) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $68.40.
Range Resources Corporation is an independent natural gas company engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of primarily gas properties, mostly in the Southwestern and Appalachian regions of the United States.
Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY): Manca Brian (VP, Chief Accounting Officer) sold 1,678 shares at a price of $32.81.
Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service that enables consumers to share, print and preserve their memories by leveraging its technology, manufacturing, web-design and merchandising capabilities.
Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCR): Doran Patrick Joseph (EVP & Chief Technology Office) sold 55 shares at a price of $23.44.
The Company is a provider of multi-channel transaction management solutions to the communications services and digital content marketplaces primarily in North America.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK): Schodorf Thomas E (SVP, Field Operations) sold 2,500 shares at a price of $33.42.
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.
Total System Services (NYSE:TSS): Tye Kenneth L (Sr EVP and CIO) sold 850 shares at a price of $21.20.
Total System Services, Inc is a global payment solutions provider that provides services to financial and nonfinancial institutions.
Unifirst Corp. (NYSE:UNF): Iandoli Michael sold 1,000 shares at a price of $81.28.
UniFirst Corporation, together with its subsidiaries is a provider of workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States.
Warner Chilcott Plc (NASDAQ:WCRX): Howard Alvin D (Sr. V.P., Regulatory Affairs) sold 1,222 shares at a price of $13.50.
A pharmaceutical company currently focused on the gastroenterology, women's healthcare, dermatology and urology segments of the North American and Western European pharmaceuticals markets.
Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR): Lyttle Catherine M (Vice President-Communications) sold 1,896 shares at a price of $28.17.
Worthington Industries, Inc. is a metal processing company, focused on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products.
Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX): Petrakian Raja (SVP WW Opertations) sold 53,013 shares at a price of $36.75.
Xilinx Inc designs, develops and markets programmable platforms, including integrated circuits, software design tools and predefined system functions delivered as intellectual property cores.