Exec Insider and Institutional Investors Supporting Herbalife Ltd.’s Shares in Q3

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF).

SEC data indicate these insiders have bought Herbalife Ltd.’s stock since 06/30/2011:

  • Black Carole: act as Director. On 08/10/2011, bought 3,000 shares, worth $163,400.
  • Black Carole: act as Director. On 08/04/2011, bought 2,000 shares, worth $118,900.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of Herbalife Ltd. in Q3 2011:

  • MUNDER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 2,200,665 shares, worth $117,559,524.
  • BNP PARIBAS INVESTMENT PARTNERS S.A.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 1,845,196 shares, worth $98,570,370.
  • BRC INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 232,841 shares, worth $12,438,366.
  • JENNISON ASSOCIATES LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 203,225 shares, worth $10,856,280.
  • IRONBRIDGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 166,310 shares, worth $8,884,280.

About the company: Herbalife Ltd. is a network marketing company that sells weight management, nutritional supplement and personal care products. The Company sells its products globally through a network of independent distributors. Herbalife also sells literature and promotional materials.

Competitors to Watch: Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS), USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:USNA), Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP), Nature’s Sunshine Prod. (NASDAQ:NATR), The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL), Alberto-Culver Company (NYSE:ACV), Mannatech, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTEX), Walgreens (NYSE:WAG), CVS (NYSE:CVS), Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Target (NYSE:TGT) and Reliv International, Inc (NASDAQ:RELV).

(Note: Data regarding Herbalife Ltd.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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