The Talbots: Major Shareholders Buying Shares 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 The Talbots Inc. (NYSE:TLB).

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

Sullivan Trudy F: act as President & CEO. On 09/16/2011, bought 12,000 shares, worth $37,100.

Bowen Marjorie L.: act as Director. On 09/14/2011, bought 10,000 shares, worth $31,100.

Scarpa Michael: act as COO, CFO and Treasurer. On 09/20/2011, bought 10,000 shares, worth $30,800.

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

MORGAN STANLEY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 947,216 shares, worth $2,557,483.

LONESTAR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 600,000 shares, worth $1,620,000.

GLENHILL ADVISORS LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 450,000 shares, worth $1,215,000.

DEEPHAVEN, INC.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 215,850 shares, worth $582,795.

VOLEON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 53,100 shares, worth $143,370.

About the company: The Talbots, Inc. is an international specialty retailer and direct marketer of women’s apparel, accessories, and shoes. The Company operates stores in the United States and Canada. Talbots also retails products over the Internet and through its catalog.

Competitors to Watch: Coldwater Creek Inc. (NASDAQ:CWTR), Christopher & Banks Corp. (NYSE:CBK), New York & Company, Inc. (NYSE:NWY), Ann Inc (NYSE:ANN), Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA), Charming Shoppes, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRS), Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LTD), Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS), The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO), and Destination Maternity Corp. (NASDAQ:DEST).

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

Advantage: Check out our interactive stock charts, fundamentals, Twitter stream, and more >>

Improve Your 2011 Financial Health: Join the winning team of stock pickers with Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s acclaimed premium newsletter>>

More from The Cheat Sheet