Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Thursday, January 31, 2013
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE): Rencher Bradley (SVP & GM, Digital Marketing) sold 20,982 shares at a price of $38.19.
Adobe Systems Inc offers a line of software and services used by creative professionals, marketers, developers, enterprises and consumers for creating, managing, delivering, measuring, optimizing and engaging with compelling operating systems.
Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK): Loveless Keith (VP/LEGAL & GENERAL COUNSEL) sold 9,576 shares at a price of $46.69.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. through its subsidiaries, provides passenger air, freight and mail services mainly to and within the state of Alaska and on the West Coast.
American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD): Brandt William F sold 2,000 shares at a price of $27.50.
American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets.
Aerovironment (NASDAQ:AVAV): Conver Timothy E (Chairman, President and CEO) sold 4,500 shares at a price of $22.52.
AeroVironment, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, production and support of unmanned aircraft systems and efficient energy systems for various industries and governmental agencies.
BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT): Thompson Thomas Nichols (Director) sold 1,555 shares at a price of $31.00.
BB&T Corporation is a financial holding company, which through its subsidiary, Branch Banking and Trust Company provides a range of banking services to individuals and businesses, and offers loans to businesses and consumers.
Briggs & Stratton Corp. (NYSE:BGG): Heath Robert F (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secr.) sold 20,932 shares at a price of $23.50.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation is the producer of air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and services these products for original equipment manufacturers worldwide.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): Daniels Brian (SVP Global Dev & Med Affairs) sold 12,000 shares at a price of $36.22.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global biopharmaceutical Company, which is engaged in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of pharmaceutical products on a global basis.
Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM): Mcgregor Scott A (President & CEO) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $33.90.
Broadcom Corporation is a provider of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications.
CA Inc. (NASDAQ:CA): Manna Neil A (SVP, CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER) sold 4,000 shares at a price of $25.05.
CA, Inc. is an independent enterprise information technology (IT) software and service company. It develops and delivers software and services that help organizations manage and secure their IT infrastructures and deliver more flexible IT services.
Celadon Group (NYSE:CGI): Heyworth Anthony sold 7,220 shares at a price of $20.55.
Celadon Group Inc. is a dry van truckload carrier, mainly transporting full trailer loads of freight from origin to destination without intermediate stops or handling.
Chuy's Holding Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY): 522 Fifth Avenue Fund, L.p. (Other) sold 118,739 shares at a price of $24.00.
Chuy's Holdings Inc is a full-service restaurant concept offering a distinct menu of authentic, freshly-prepared Mexican and Tex Mex inspired food.
Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ:CIEN): Smith Gary B (PRESIDENT, CEO) sold 6,200 shares at a price of $15.31.
Ciena Corporation is a provider of equipment, software and service solutions that support the transport, switching, aggregation and management of voice, video and data traffic on communications networks.
Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX): Delker Wayne L (SVP-Chief Innovation Officer) sold 5,200 shares at a price of $78.57.
Clorox Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer products. It sells its products through mass merchandisers, grocery stores and other retail outlets.
The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG): Stapley Gregory K. (Executive Vice President) sold 16,300 shares at a price of $28.70.
The Ensign Group, Inc. through its subsidiaries, provides skilled nursing and rehabilitative care services through the operation of 79 facilities located in California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Colorado and Idaho.
Exar Corp. (NASDAQ:EXAR): Meyers Gary (Director) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $10.16.
Exar Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company, which is engaged in the design, contract manufacture and sale of silicon, software and subsystem solutions for industrial, datacom and storage applications.
Fresh Del Monte Produce (NYSE:FDP): Lazopoulos Emanuel (SVP, North America Sales) sold 4,494 shares at a price of $27.21.
Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. is engaged mainly in the worldwide production, transportation and marketing of fresh produce.
GENOMED INC (OTC:GMED): Murphy A Brett (Executive VP, US Sales) sold 31,103 shares at a price of $12.87.
Globus Medical Inc is a medical device company focused exclusively on the design, development and commercialization of products that promote healing in patients with spine disorders.
W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW): Carruthers Court D (Sr. Vice President) sold 3,600 shares at a price of $217.64.
W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a distributor of maintenance, repair and operating supplies and other related products and services used by businesses and institutions mainly in the United States and Canada, with expanding global operations.
Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC): Keller Richard G (VP, Controller & CAO) sold 22,843 shares at a price of $32.84.
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. manufactures and provides medical technologies and related services for the health care industry. The company operates in three segments namely North America, Surgical and Respiratory Care and International.
Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN): Cabou Christian (Sr VP & General Counsel) sold 55,500 shares at a price of $50.80.
Illumina, Inc. is developer, manufacturer and marketer of integrated systems for the large scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function.
Imperva Inc. (NYSE:IMPV): Shulman Amichai (Chief Technology Officer) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $34.23.
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.
Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC): Holt William M (Exec VP GM, Tech & Mfg Grp) sold 25,000 shares at a price of $21.38.
Intel Corporation is a semiconductor chip maker, which develops advanced integrated digital technology products, mainly integrated circuits, for industries such as computing and communications.
Invensense Inc. (NYSE:INVN): Nasiri Steven Saeed (Director) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $14.84.
InvenSense, Inc. provides intelligent motion processing solutions that enable a motion-based user interface for consumer electronics.
Isis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ISIS): O'neil Patrick R. (SVP, Legal and General Counsel) sold 2,000 shares at a price of $14.82.
Isis Pharmaceuticals is engaged in antisense drug discovery and development, exploiting a novel drug discovery platform it created to generate a broad pipeline of first-in-class drugs.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT): Anderson Gary D (EVP Maintenance) sold 3,300 shares at a price of $68.09.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc is the wholesale distributor of specialty technology products, providing value-added distribution sales to resellers in the specialty technology markets.
J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM): Erdoes Mary E. (Managing Director) sold 15,000 shares at a price of $47.02.
JPMorgan Chase & Co is a global financial services firm and banking institutions in the United States of America with operations worldwide.
Keynote Systems (NASDAQ:KEYN): Aoki Donald J (SVP, Professional Services) sold 1,151 shares at a price of $16.00.
Keynote Systems, Inc. develops and sells services, hardware and software to measure, test, assure and improve the service quality of Internet and mobile communications.
Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:LLTC): Dobkin Robert C (VP OF ENGINEERING AND CTO) sold 5,000 shares at a price of $36.86.
Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance linear integrated circuits.
Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): Lucas Donald L (Director) sold 15,000 shares at a price of $35.38.
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.
Oshkosh Truck Corp. (NYSE:OSK): Mosling J Peter Jr (Director) sold 40,000 shares at a price of $39.55.
Oshkosh Corporation, along with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and markets a range of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. The company operates in four segments namely access equipment, defense, fire and emergency & commercial.
Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK): Mckinney Gregory L (Chief Financial Officer & CAO) sold 6,664 shares at a price of $37.00.
Bank of the Ozarks, Inc provides a range of retail and commercial banking services. It also provides mortgage lending, corporate cash management services, including wholesale lock box services, remote deposit capture services.
Metropcs Communications (NYSE:PCS): Linquist Roger D (CEO) sold 172,817 shares at a price of $10.02.
MetroPCS Communications, Inc. is a wireless communications provider that offers wireless broadband mobile services under the MetroPCS brand in selected major metropolitan areas in the United States.
Resmed Inc. (NYSE:RMD): Farrell Michael J. (President - Americas) sold 8,000 shares at a price of $47.32.
ResMed Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing, and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders.
Roper Industries (NYSE:ROP): Wright Christopher (Director) sold 500 shares at a price of $118.77.
Roper Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes energy systems and controls, scientific and industrial imaging products and software, industrial technology products and radio frequency products and services.
Rpx Corporation (NASDAQ:RPXC): Barker Geoffrey T (Executive Director) sold 7,500 shares at a price of $10.22.
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): Yakobson Dennis (Director) sold 20,000 shares at a price of $3.04.
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.
Svb Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB): Becker Gregory W (President and CEO) sold 3,000 shares at a price of $65.36.
SVB Financial Group is a financial services company, as well as a bank holding company and financial holding company, offering variety of banking and financial products and services.
Sonic (NASDAQ:SONC): Schutz Jeffrey H sold 21,065 shares at a price of $11.15.
Sonic Corporation operates and franchises a chain of quick-service drive-in restaurants in the United States.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK): Sullivan Godfrey (President, CEO & Chairman) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $33.14.
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.
Spx Corp. (NYSE:SPW): Lilly Kevin L (Sr. VP, Sec. and Gen. Counsel) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $75.00.
SPX Corporation is a global multi-industry manufacturing company, which offers highly-specialized engineered solutions to solve critical problems for customers.
E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP): Lawlor Brian G. (Sr. VP/Television) sold 13,144 shares at a price of $11.01.
E. W. Scripps Company is a media concern company with interests in national television networks, newspaper publishing, broadcast television, interactive media and licensing and syndication.
State Street Corp (NYSE:STT): Powers Scott F (EVP; President and CEO of SSgA) sold 23,353 shares at a price of $56.06.
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.
Stanley Black & Decker Inc (NYSE:SWK): Beatt Bruce H (Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec'y) sold 12,300 shares at a price of $77.27.
Stanley Black & Decker Inc is a worldwide supplier of tools and engineered solutions for professional, industrial, construction, and do-it-yourself use, as well as engineered security solutions for industrial and commercial applications.
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC): Taylor Scott C (EVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) sold 50,000 shares at a price of $21.80.
Symantec Corp is a provider of security, storage, and systems management solutions that help organizations and consumers secure and manage their information-driven world.
Te Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL): Shaddock Robert N (EVP & Chief Technology Officer) sold 10,000 shares at a price of $38.95.
TE Connectivity Ltd is a company that designs and manufactures electronic products that connect and protect the flow of power and data.
Teradyne (NYSE:TER): Gray Charles Jeffrey (VP,General Counsel & Secretary) sold 19,249 shares at a price of $16.23.
Teradyne, Inc designs, develops, manufactures and sells automatic test systems and solutions used to test complex electronics in the consumer electronics, automotive, computing, telecommunications, wireless, and aerospace and defense industries.
Trex Company (NYSE:TREX): Andrews William F (Director) sold 218 shares at a price of $43.18.
Trex Company, Inc. is a manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing, fencing and trim products, which are marketed under the brand name Trex.
Valassis Communications (NYSE:VCI): Schultz Alan F (Director) sold 1,000 shares at a price of $27.99.
Valassis Communications Inc is a media and marketing services company, which offers unparalleled reach and scale to more than 15,000 advertisers.
Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE:VLO): Klesse William R (COB & CEO) sold 68,000 shares at a price of $42.90.
Valero Energy Corporation is a refining and marketing company, which produces conventional gasolines, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products as well as a slate of premium products.
Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL): Sarver Robert Gary (Chairman and CEO) sold 18,311 shares at a price of $12.26.
Western Alliance Bancorporation a bank holding company provides a range of banking & related services to businesses, professional firms, real estate developers & investors, local nonprofit organizations, high net worth individuals & consumers.
Warner Chilcott Plc (NASDAQ:WCRX): Howard Alvin D (Sr. V.P., Regulatory Affairs) sold 591 shares at a price of $13.38.
A pharmaceutical company currently focused on the gastroenterology, women's healthcare, dermatology and urology segments of the North American and Western European pharmaceuticals markets.
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD): Credit Suisse Ag/ sold 47,087 shares at a price of $21.04.
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. through its subsidiary Walker & Dunlop, LLC is a provider of commercial real estate financial services in the United States, with a primary focus on multifamily lending.
Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR): Schulte Daniel C (SVP & General Counsel) sold 27,001 shares at a price of $39.40.
Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. is a mutual fund and asset management firm, with expertise in a range of investment styles and across a variety of market environments.
Wintrust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:WTFC): Dykstra David A (SENIOR EVP AND COO) sold 7,068 shares at a price of $36.91.
Wintrust Financial Corporation is a financial holding company engaged in the business of providing community-oriented, personal and commercial banking services.
Ixia (NASDAQ:XXIA): Tango Trust (10% Owner) sold 50,000 shares at a price of $18.69.
Ixia is a provider of converged Internet Protocol (IP) test systems and services for wireless and wired infrastructures and services.