Patterson Companies: Insiders and Funds Supporting Stock in Quarterly Release

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 Patterson Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO).

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

Rudnick Ellen A: act as Director. On 09/08/2011, bought 2,000 shares, worth $56,800.

Buck John D: act as Director. On 08/30/2011, bought 1,500 shares, worth $42,300.

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

PERKINS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 1,882,993 shares, worth $53,684,130.

TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 183,074 shares, worth $5,219,440.

SKBA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 110,060 shares, worth $3,137,811.

KDI CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 109,260 shares, worth $3,115,003.

AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE CO /TX/: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 95,500 shares, worth $2,722,705.

About the company: Patterson Companies Inc. distributes dental products, veterinary supplies for companion pets, and rehabilitation supplies. The Company sells and markets to dental clinics and laboratories, veterinarians, and to the physical and occupational therapy markets.

Competitors to Watch: Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), PSS World Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSSI), Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI), Chindex Intl., Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDX), McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), Lincare Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LNCR), AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE:ABC), White Dental Supply Inc (WITD), Certified Diabetic Services Inc (CDIPQ), and E Med Future, Inc (EMDF).

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

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