Insiders are Buying Stock in These Companies Now

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider buys registered with the SEC for the week ending Sep 2nd, 2011:

  1.  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL):  Gates, William bought 1,783,486 shares at market prices between $47.46 and $48.82 on Aug 23rd 2011, for a total cost of $86,395,567. About the company: Ecolab Inc. develops and markets products and services for the hospitality, institutional, and industrial markets. The Company provides cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, and maintenance products, systems, and services. Ecolab provides its services to hotels and restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, light industry, and other customers located worldwide.
  2. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE:LGF):  Rachesky, Mark bought 11,040,500 shares at a market price of $7.00 on Aug 29th 2011, for a total cost of $77,283,500. About the company: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. The Company’s divisions produce motion pictures, television programming, animation, and digital media. Lions Gate distributes its films and other media in the United States, Canada, and internationally.
  3.  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL):  Gates, William bought 1,393,801 shares at market prices between $49.34 and $49.75 on Aug 24th 2011, for a total cost of $68,805,098. About the company: Ecolab Inc. develops and markets products and services for the hospitality, institutional, and industrial markets. The Company provides cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, and maintenance products, systems, and services. Ecolab provides its services to hotels and restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, light industry, and other customers located worldwide.
  4.  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL):  Gates, William bought 596,625 shares at market prices between $52.36 and $52.86 on Aug 30th 2011, for a total cost of $31,322,867. About the company: Ecolab Inc. develops and markets products and services for the hospitality, institutional, and industrial markets. The Company provides cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, and maintenance products, systems, and services. Ecolab provides its services to hotels and restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, light industry, and other customers located worldwide.
  5.  Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL):  Gates, William bought 394,348 shares at market prices between $51.80 and $52.28 on Aug 29th 2011, for a total cost of $20,511,124. About the company: Ecolab Inc. develops and markets products and services for the hospitality, institutional, and industrial markets. The Company provides cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, and maintenance products, systems, and services. Ecolab provides its services to hotels and restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, light industry, and other customers located worldwide.
  6.  Morgans Hotel Group Co (NASDAQ:MHGC):  Burkle, Ronald bought 1,338,600 shares at market prices between $6.07 and $6.24 on Aug 24th 2011, for a total cost of $8,205,830. About the company: Morgans Hotel Group owns, acquires, develops and redevelops boutique hotels in cities and resort markets in the United States and Europe.
  7.  Air Transport Services Group Inc (NASDAQ:ATSG):  Mesdag, Willem bought 1,055,500 shares at market prices between $4.87 and $5.51 on Aug 25th 2011, for a total cost of $5,522,271. About the company: Air Transport Services Group Inc., through its subsidiary, provides air cargo transportation and hub services within the United States and to Canada and Puerto Rico. The Company also provides aircraft leasing, airport ground services, fuel management, specialized transportation management, and air charter brokerage services.
  8.  Overseas Shipholding Group Inc (NYSE:OSG):  Recanati, Oudi bought 150,100 shares at market prices between $15.00 and $15.80 on Aug 23rd 2011, for a total cost of $2,319,995. About the company: Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. maintains a fleet of marine transport vessels. The Company charters its ships to oil majors, traders and United States and international governmental agencies. OSG’s ships transport crude oil, refined petroleum products and gas.
  9.  Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL):  Fain, Richard bought 66,000 shares at a market price of $22.72 on Aug 26th 2011, for a total cost of $1,499,533. About the company: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise company operating a fleet of vessels in the cruise vacation industry. The Company operates through brands which primarily serve the contemporary, premium and deluxe segments of the cruise vacation industry, which also includes the budget and luxury segments.
  10.  Overseas Shipholding Group Inc (NYSE:OSG):  Recanati , Oudi bought 89,800 shares at a market price of $15.55 on Aug 26th 2011, for a total cost of $1,396,121. About the company: Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. maintains a fleet of marine transport vessels. The Company charters its ships to oil majors, traders and United States and international governmental agencies. OSG’s ships transport crude oil, refined petroleum products and gas.

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