Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider buys registered with the SEC for the week ending Oct 14th, 2011:
- American Railcar Industries Inc (NASDAQ:ARII): Carl Icahn bought 17,900 shares at a market price of $15.01 on Oct 4th 2011, for a total cost of $268,679. About the company: American Railcar Industries, Inc. manufactures railroad rolling stock. The Company produces and repairs covered hopper and tank railcars, and offers fleet management services. American Railcar markets its products to companies that lease the cars to third parties, shippers, and railroads.
- Vitacost Com Inc (NASDAQ:VITC): Jeffrey Horowitz bought 40,000 shares at market prices between $5.23 and $5.38 on Oct 10th 2011, for a total cost of $212,122. About the company: Vitacost.com, Inc. is an online-retailer of nutritional supplements, and health & wellness products. The Company sells vitamins, minerals, herbs, anti-oxidants, organic body care, personal care, sports nutrition and health foods direct to consumers through its website and its catalogues.
- Derma Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:DSCI): William Martin bought 15,000 shares at a market price of $7.60 on Oct 4th 2011, for a total cost of $114,000. About the company: Derma Sciences, Inc. markets and sells a range of skin care, wound management, and specialty securement devices. The Company’s products are used primarily in hospitals, nursing homes, and home health settings. Derma’s products include wound dressings, moisturizing lotions, hand soaps, incontinence care products, disinfectants, wound closure strips, and catheter/tubing securement devices.
- Digital Ally Inc (NASDAQ:DGLY): Stephen Gans bought 138,600 shares at a market price of $0.77 on Oct 4th 2011, for a total cost of $106,722. About the company: Digital Ally, Inc. manufactures digital security products for law enforcement agencies. The Company produces a police flashlight that records digital video whenever it is switched on, in-car digital video equipment, and a digital video surveillance camera that records in ultraviolet light and is activated by heat and motion sensors.
- Geron Corp (NASDAQ:GERN): Thomas Kiley bought 50,000 shares at a market price of $2.03 on Oct 5th 2011, for a total cost of $101,500. About the company: Geron Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, discovers and develops therapeutic and diagnostic products to treat cancer and other age-related degenerative diseases including spinal cord injury, heart failure and diabetes.
- BKF Capital Group Inc (BKFG): Steven Bronson bought 77,500 shares at market prices between $1.28 and $1.30 on Oct 5th 2011, for a total cost of $99,749.
- Golden Star Resources Ltd (AMEX:GSS): Craig Nelsen bought 50,000 shares at a market price of $1.92 on Oct 7th 2011, for a total cost of $96,000. About the company: Golden Star Resources Ltd. is a mid-tier gold mining company. The Company’s operating mines are situated along the Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana, West Africa.
- Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Svcs Inc (AMEX:LTS): Jacqueline Simkin bought 50,000 shares at market prices between $1.51 and $1.53 on Oct 6th 2011, for a total cost of $76,246. About the company: Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. is engaged in investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, independent brokerage/advisory services and asset management services through its principal subsidiaries.
- Vistaprint Nv (NASDAQ:VPRT): Scott Vassalluzzo bought 2,174 shares at market prices between $30.67 and $30.72 on Oct 12th 2011, for a total cost of $66,720. About the company: VistaPrint NV is an online supplier of graphic design and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers worldwide. The Company offers products such as business cards, brochures, and holiday cards.
- Crimson Exploration Inc (NASDAQ:CXPO): Zhaoxing Ni bought 25,700 shares at market prices between $2.10 and $2.62 on Oct 4th 2011, for a total cost of $58,728. About the company: Crimson Exploration Inc. acquires, develops, exploits, and produces crude oil and natural gas, primarily in the onshore regions of the United States.
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