Top Executive Insider Buys to Assess in Early February

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider buys registered with the SEC in February:

Vistaprint Nv (NASDAQ:VPRT):

Smith, Thomas bought 250,079 shares at market prices between $33.57 and $35.68 on Jan 27th 2012, for a total cost of $8,659,523.

Hess Corp (NYSE:HES):

Hess, John bought 91,250 shares at a market price of $54.79 on Jan 30th 2012, for a total cost of $4,999,414.

Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII):

Farrell, Michael bought 47,500 shares at market prices between $17.12 and $17.17 on Jan 30th 2012, for a total cost of $815,112.

Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX):

Ullman, Myron bought 10,000 shares at a market price of $47.68 on Jan 30th 2012, for a total cost of $476,835.

Fibertower Corp New (NASDAQ:FTWR): WALL STREET JOURNAL: GM (NYSE:GM) is preparing to disclose “horrendous” Q4 losses in its European Opel/Vauxhall unit and is demanding steep cuts from labor unions there, a GM official said, adding that the auto maker’s patience with the money-losing operation is running out, the Wall Street Journal reports…Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) asked the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to set basic principles governing how member companies license their patents, the Wall Street Journal reports…BLOOMBERG: JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) were sued by New York Attorney General Schneiderman over the use of a mortgage database that the state said led to improper foreclosures, Bloomberg Businessweek reports…Wall Street groups, the International Swaps and Derivatives Assn. and the Securities Industry and Financial Market Assn., sought to have U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins in Washington delay a U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission rule that limits speculation, saying the regulation is already imposing significant, irreversible costs, Bloomberg reports…REUTERS: British Airways (BAIRY) and Japan Airlines (JALSY) agreed on a revenue sharing deal for flights between Europe and Japan, Reuters reports.

Samberg, Arthur bought 1,735,100 shares at market prices between $0.21 and $0.22 on Jan 26th 2012, for a total cost of $373,030.

Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC):

Bies, Susan bought 50,000 shares at a market price of $7.39 on Feb 1st 2012, for a total cost of $369,500.

Wellesley Bancorp Inc (WEBK):

Goodall, Nancy bought 35,000 shares at a market price of $10.00 on Jan 25th 2012, for a total cost of $350,000. Fontaine, Thomas bought 33,798 shares at a market price of $10.00 on Jan 25th 2012, for a total cost of $337,980.

E I Du Pont De Nemours & Co (NYSE:DD):

Collomb, Bertrand bought 5,290 shares at a market price of $51.20 on Jan 26th 2012, for a total cost of $270,850.

Dominion Resources Inc Va (NYSE:D):

Farrell , Thomas bought 5,000 shares at a market price of $49.50 on Jan 31st 2012, for a total cost of $247,492.

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