NuVasive: Exec Insiders and Funds Buying 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 NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA).

SEC data indicate these insiders have bought NuVasive, Inc.’s stock since 06/30/2011:

  • More Eileen M: act as Director. On 08/25/2011, bought 4,000 shares, worth $85,000.
  • Blair Jack R: act as Director. On 11/28/2011, bought 1,000 shares, worth $12,800.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of NuVasive, Inc. in Q3 2011:

  • CAISSE DE DEPOT ET PLACEMENT DU QUEBEC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 250,000 shares, worth $4,265,000.
  • ADAGE CAPITAL PARTNERS GP LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 200,000 shares, worth $3,412,000.
  • WALL STREET ASSOCIATES: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 111,200 shares, worth $1,897,072.
  • CATAPULT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 99,483 shares, worth $1,697,180.
  • MORGAN STANLEY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 95,836 shares, worth $1,634,962.

About the company: NuVasive, Inc. designs, develops, and markets products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company’s products include Maximum Access Surgery (NYSE:MAS) and Fusion products.

Competitors to Watch: Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEC), Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZMH), TranS1 Inc. (NASDAQ:TSON), Orthofix International NV (NASDAQ:OFIX), Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT), Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXAC), Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMGI), Orthovita, Inc. (NASDAQ:VITA), and RTI Biologics Inc. (NASDAQ:RTIX).

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

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