Mentor Graphics: Insiders and Funds Buying 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 Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ:MENT).

SEC data indicate these insiders have bought Mentor Graphics Corp.’s stock since 06/30/2011:

Mcdonough Kevin C: act as Director. On 08/22/2011, bought 4,000 shares, worth $39,200.

Meyers Gary: act as Director. On 09/21/2011, bought 3,000 shares, worth $30,100.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of Mentor Graphics Corp. in Q3 2011:

MUNDER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 1,494,849 shares, worth $14,380,447.

HIGHBRIDGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 722,801 shares, worth $6,953,346.

MORGAN STANLEY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 697,965 shares, worth $6,714,423.

ROTHSCHILD ASSET MANAGEMENT INC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 680,968 shares, worth $6,550,912.

KENNEDY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 441,796 shares, worth $4,250,078.

About the company: Mentor Graphics Corporation manufactures, markets, and supports software and hardware electronic design automation products. The Company provides related services which enable engineers to design, analyze, simulate, model, implement, and verify the components of electronic systems.

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(Note: Data regarding Mentor Graphics Corp.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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