Insiders Sold These Stocks on Dec-18

Insiders sold shares of the following companies on Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO): Miller Cormac F sold 1,400 shares at a price of $47.58.

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.

Abm Industries Incorporated (NYSE:ABM): Scaglione Diego Anthony sold 1,240 shares at a price of $28.01.

American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL): Matovina John M sold 8,000 shares at a price of $28.00.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company is engaged in the development and sale of index and fixed rate annuity products. It is a full service underwriter of fixed annuity and life insurance products through its life insurance subsidiaries.

American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG): Jacobs Terry S sold 277 shares at a price of $58.73.

American Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company which through its subsidiaries, is engaged mainly in property and casualty insurance.

American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD): Brandt William F sold 5,000 shares at a price of $38.00.

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets.

Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA): Robinson Ronald sold 3,950 shares at a price of $11.99.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries operates as a specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls. The company offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and lifestyle products, such as bedroom furnishings and electronics.

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AVNR): Ocampo Christine sold 5,780 shares at a price of $16.93.

Avanir Pharmaceuticals is a pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing novel therapeutic products for the treatment of central nervous system disorders.

Bgc Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP): Curwood Stephen T sold 7,600 shares at a price of $8.86.

BGC Partners, Inc. is a global inter-dealer broker specializing in trading financial instruments and related derivative products.

Blount International (NYSE:BLT): Jenness Calvin E sold 25,000 shares at a price of $17.01.

Blount International, Inc., designs, manufactures, and markets equipment, replacement and component parts, and accessories for professionals and consumers in select end-markets under its proprietary brand names.

Chemtura (NYSE:CHMT): Flaherty Billie S. sold 22,860 shares at a price of $21.26.

Chemtura Corporation manufactures and markets polymer and specialty chemical products. Its businesses are grouped into five reporting segments: Polymer Additives, Performance Specialties, Consumer Products, Crop Protection and Other.

Consolidated Communications Holdings (NASDAQ:CNSL): Udell C Robert Jr sold 11,000 shares at a price of $26.06.

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.

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST): Galanti Richard A sold 3,000 shares at a price of $139.29.

Costco Wholesale Corporation is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States (U.S.) and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, and through majority-owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea.

Salesforce.Com Inc (NYSE:CRM): Martinez Maria sold 49,563 shares at a price of $59.50.

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing and social enterprise solutions, and are dedicated to helping customers transform themselves into social enterprises.

Cornerstone Ondemand Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD): Baker R C Mark sold 15,000 shares at a price of $34.46.

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. is a global provider of a comprehensive learning and talent management solution delivered as software-as-a-service.

Daktronics (NASDAQ:DAKT): Kurtenbach Matthew John sold 3,000 shares at a price of $12.16.

Daktronics, Inc. is a supplier of electronic scoreboards, large electronic display systems and related marketing services, digital messaging solutions, software and services for sporting, commercial and transportation applications.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF): Nevares Hector M sold 25,000 shares at a price of $18.27.

Dean Foods Company is a food and beverage company in the United States, which conducts its business through three business segments: Fresh Dairy Direct, WhiteWave-Alpro and Morningstar.

Dupont Fabros Technology (NYSE:DFT): Malek Frederic V sold 85,000 shares at a price of $33.50.

Dupont Fabros Technology Inc is a real estate investment trust, which through its subsidiaries, owns, develops, operates and manages wholesale data centers used by national and international technology companies.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS): Stack Edward W sold 209,200 shares at a price of $49.18.

Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment.

Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB): Yeaman Kevin J sold 2,907 shares at a price of $43.53.

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): Margolis Robert J sold 10,500 shares at a price of $74.06.

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.

Eagle Bancorp (NASDAQ:EGBN): Summers David Preston sold 6,393 shares at a price of $35.06.

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company for EagleBank, which provides various commercial and consumer banking services.

Nic Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV): Kemper Alexander C sold 11,000 shares at a price of $18.00.

Ellie Mae Inc (NYSE:ELLI): Notas Bernard M. sold 21,666 shares at a price of $38.18.

Ellie Mae, Inc. is an electronic mortgage origination network in the United States. Its network and the technology-enabled solutions help streamline and automates the mortgage origination process.

Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO): Avera Stephen R sold 60,000 shares at a price of $18.34.

Flowers Foods, Inc., is a producer and marketer of packaged bakery foods for retail and foodservice customers. It consists of two business segments: direct-store-delivery and warehouse delivery.

Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN): Maggioncalda Jeffrey Nacey sold 15,000 shares at a price of $33.78.

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.

Smf Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:FUEL): Frankel Richard A. sold 6,000 shares at a price of $17.14.

Guess (NYSE:GES): Yemenidjian Alex sold 39,000 shares at a price of $19.89.

Guess Inc designs, markets, distribute and licenses a leading lifestyle collection of contemporary apparel and accessories for men, women and children that reflect the American lifestyle and European fashion sensibilities.

Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR): Baldwin Steve sold 4,500 shares at a price of $40.00.

Gulfport Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration, development and production company with its principal properties located in the Louisiana Gulf Coast and in West Texas in the Permian Basin.

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): Gomez Henry sold 4,396 shares at a price of $37.20.

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): Nemser Earl H sold 2,209 shares at a price of $27.32.

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.

Intercontinentalexchange (NYSE:ICE): Sprecher Jeffrey C sold 38,700 shares at a price of $216.73.

IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. is a global futures exchange and over-the-counter market operator. It operates the electronic futures and OTC marketplace for trading of energy, soft agricultural commodities, credit default swaps and financial products.

Idt Corp. (NYSE:IDT): Fischer Marcelo sold 3,100 shares at a price of $19.37.

IDT Corporation provides telecommunications services to consumers and businesses, wholesale carrier services and local, long distance and wireless phone services.

Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ:INCY): Levy Richard S sold 12,000 shares at a price of $72.36.

Incyte Corp Ltd is a biopharmaceutical company. It discovers, develops and commercializes proprietary small molecule drugs to treat serious unmet medical needs.

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IRWD): Higgins Michael J sold 15,987 shares at a price of $14.01.

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an entrepreneurial pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and intends to commercialize differentiated medicines that improve patients’ lives.

Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG): Gasser Robert C sold 5,000 shares at a price of $19.93.

Investment Technology Group, Inc. is an agency brokerage and financial technology firm that partners with asset managers globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the investment continuum.

Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN): Ggcp, Inc. sold 4,000 shares at a price of $10.84.

Journal Communications, Inc. is a media company with operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting, interactive media and printing services. Its business segments are: broadcasting; publishing; and corporate.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY): You Harry L. sold 3,655 shares at a price of $28.09.

Korn/Ferry International is a global provider of talent management solutions that help clients to attract, develop, retain and sustain their talent.

Knoll (NYSE:KNL): Spray Craig B sold 3,274 shares at a price of $20.06.

Knoll Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of office furniture products and accessories, focusing on the middle to high-end segments of the contract furniture market.

Libbey (NYSE:LBY): Ibele Daniel P sold 5,000 shares at a price of $29.31.

Libbey Inc. is a producer of glass tableware products in the Western Hemisphere, in addition to supplying to key markets throughout the world. The company produces glass tableware in five countries and sells to about 100 countries.

Linkedin (NYSE:LNKD): Weiner Jeff sold 14,120 shares at a price of $230.00.

LinkedIn Corp is a professional network on the Internet with more than 90 million members in over 200 countries and territories.

Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW): Hull Robert F Jr sold 98,519 shares at a price of $65.67.

Lowe’s Companies Inc. is a home improvement retailer, which serves homeowners, renters and Commercial Business Customers.

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