Insiders Bought These Top Stocks Big Last Week

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider buys registered with the SEC for the week ending Nov 25th, 2011:

  1. Vector Group Ltd (NYSE:VGR):  Lorber, Howard bought 500,000 shares at a market price of $17.71 on Nov 22nd 2011, for a total cost of $8,852,500. About the company: Vector Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes in the United States. The Company is also involed in the real estate business through its New Valley LLC subsidiary. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY):  Tang, Anthony bought 402,330 shares at market prices between $12.40 and $12.83 on Nov 18th 2011, for a total cost of $5,118,585. About the company: Cathay General Bancorp is the holding company for Cathay Bank. The Bank accepts deposits and originates various loans, and offers trade financing, spot and forward contracts, internet banking, global investment services, and other services. Cathay Bank operates in California, New York, Texas, Washington, and Massachusetts. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Sws Group Inc (NYSE:SWS):  Ford, Gerald bought 744,400 shares at market prices between $5.28 and $5.38 on Nov 15th 2011, for a total cost of $3,931,219. About the company: SWS Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of investment and financial services. The Company’s services include corporate finance, fixed income trading and underwriting, private client group, research, equity trading, institutional sales, public finance, and securities clearing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (PCRX):  Evnin, Luke bought 461,538 shares at a market price of $6.50 on Nov 21st 2011, for a total cost of $2,999,997. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO):  Simmons, Harold bought 167,666 shares at a market price of $17.88 on Nov 23rd 2011, for a total cost of $2,997,851. About the company: Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces titanium dioxide pigments. The Company’s products are used to whiten, brighten, and add opacity to thousands of commonly used products, such as paints, plastics, inks, and cosmetics. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Transition Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TTHI):  Schuler, Jack bought 1,925,930 shares at a market price of $1.35 on Nov 22nd 2011, for a total cost of $2,600,006. About the company: Transition Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutics in order to address global medical needs in large disease indications, including Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Federal Mogul Corp De (NASDAQ:FDML):  Icahn, Carl bought 165,040 shares at market prices between $13.70 and $13.84 on Nov 18th 2011, for a total cost of $2,270,631. About the company: Federal-Mogul Corporation supplies products, services and solutions to automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty truck, off-highway, agricultural, marine, rail, and industrial markets. The Company provides powertrain, vehicle safety, engine, sealing, steering, braking, service and other energy solutions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. Halozyme Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:HALO):  Kirk, Randal bought 277,723 shares at market prices between $8.00 and $8.11 on Nov 21st 2011, for a total cost of $2,230,109. About the company: Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. develops and commercializes recombinant human enzymes for the infertility, ophthalmology, and oncology communities. The Company’s product portfolio is based on intellectual property covering the family of human enzymes known as hyaluronidases. Halozyme’s products offer an alternative to slaughterhouse-derived extracts that carry contamination risks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (PCRX):  Wicki, Andreas bought 307,692 shares at a market price of $6.50 on Nov 21st 2011, for a total cost of $1,999,998. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO):  Simmons , Harold bought 100,000 shares at a market price of $19.21 on Nov 18th 2011, for a total cost of $1,920,530.

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