Insider Executive Trades to Watch in These Non S&P 500 Companies

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about recent insider transactions for companies that do not belong to the S&P 500 index.  Note that the following list excludes all transactions whose market value at the time of the transaction was less than $500,000.

Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG):

  • Lee Dooyong sold 12,000 shares at $45.54 per share for a total value of $546,446 on Aug 02.
  • Paul R Ryan sold 30,000 shares at $42.99 per share for a total value of $1,289,571 on Aug 01.
  • Paul R. Ryan sold 18,000 shares at $34.88 per share for a total value of $627,883 on Aug 09.

About the company: Acacia Research, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, and licenses patented technologies. The Company controls patent portfolios covering technologies used in a variety of industries.

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADVS):

  • Stephanie DiMarco sold 30,000 shares at $23.22 per share for a total value of $696,555 on Aug 01.

About the company: Advent Software, Inc. provides software products and related services that automate and integrate critical operations of investment management organizations. The Company provides a variety of products for the front, middle, and back offices of investment management organizations.

AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE:AGP):

  • Jeffrey B Child sold 10,721 shares at $50.49 per share for a total value of $541,348 on Aug 02.
  • James W Truess sold 22,025 shares at $50.32 per share for a total value of $1,108,403 on Aug 01.

About the company: AMERIGROUP Corporation, a multi-state managed healthcare company, serves people who receive healthcare benefits through state-sponsored programs. Programs include Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Family Care. The Company provides managed care and medical management programs, as well as offers community-based education and outreach programs.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR):

  • Michael J Quillen bought 35,000 shares at $30.22 per share for a total value of $1,057,840 on Aug 11.
  • Michael J Quillen bought 35,000 shares at $30.64 per share for a total value of $1,072,274 on Aug 11.

About the company: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. extracts, processes, and markets steam and metallurgical coal. The Company conducts operations from surface and underground mines located in the northern and central Appalachian regions and Colorado, all located in the United States. Alpha Natural Resources markets its coal to electric utilities, steel and other industrial producers.

Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ:APKT):

  • Dino DiPalma sold 19,500 shares at $56.10 per share for a total value of $1,093,968 on Aug 15.
  • Dino DiPalma sold 12,000 shares at $54.24 per share for a total value of $650,935 on Aug 16.
  • Patrick J Melampy sold 30,000 shares at $55.13 per share for a total value of $1,653,773 on Aug 04.
  • Patrick J Melampy sold 30,000 shares at $50.51 per share for a total value of $1,515,421 on Aug 17.
  • Patrick J Melampy sold 30,000 shares at $41.01 per share for a total value of $1,230,299 on Aug 18.
  • Peter J Minihane sold 15,000 shares at $40.81 per share for a total value of $612,110 on Aug 22.
  • Robert G Ory sold 30,000 shares at $55.28 per share for a total value of $1,658,437 on Aug 12.

About the company: Acme Packet, Inc. provides session border controllers for Internet service providers. The Company’s products consist of hardware and proprietary software that allow service providers to deliver interactive communications services such as voice over Internet protocol.

Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN):

  • Keerti Melkote sold 40,000 shares at $23.09 per share for a total value of $923,569 on Aug 01.

About the company: Aruba Networks Inc. provides enterprise mobility solutions that enables secure access to data, voice and video applications across wireless and wireline enterprise networks.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW):

  • John Phillp McMahon sold 25,302 shares at $29.36 per share for a total value of $742,777 on Aug 05.

About the company: Arrow Electronics, Inc. distributes electronic components and computer products to industrial and commercial customers. The Company distributes a variety of products including computer systems, peripherals, software, and mass storage products to original equipment manufacturers and commercial customers worldwide.

Athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN):

  • Daniel H. Orenstein sold 10,000 shares at $60.55 per share for a total value of $605,475 on Aug 02.

About the company: athenahealth Inc. provides Internet-based business services for physician practices. The Company’s services include a revenue cycle management service that automates and manages billing-related functions for physician practices and includes a practice management platform.

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUXL):

  • Baker Biotech Capital sold 102,209 shares at $18.04 per share for a total value of $1,843,355 on Aug 01.
  • Baker Brothers Life Sciences sold 655,272 shares at $18.04 per share for a total value of $11,817,934 on Aug 01.
  • Baker Brothers Life Sciences sold 40,781 shares at $17.25 per share for a total value of $703,391 on Aug 02.

About the company: Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company . The Company develops and markets therapeutics to urologists, endocrinologists, orthopedists and select primary care physicians.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS):

  • Credit Suisse sold 5,750,000 shares at $32.50 per share for a total value of $186,875,000 on Aug 02.
  • Steven A Webster bought 25,000 shares at $20.52 per share for a total value of $512,880 on Aug 19.

About the company: Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and gas drilling and producing companies. The Company operates well maintenance, workover, and fluid handling services through a fleet of well servicing rigs and fluid service trucks and equipment.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from publicly available SEC filings.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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