Top Insider Stock Purchases Last Week

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider buys registered with the SEC for the week ending Nov 11th, 2011:

  1.  Jefferies Group Inc New (NYSE:JEF):  Steinberg, Joseph bought 500,000 shares at a market price of $11.35 on Nov 4th 2011, for a total cost of $5,673,900.  Cumming, Ian bought 500,000 shares at a market price of $11.35 on Nov 4th 2011, for a total cost of $5,673,900. About the company: Jefferies Group, Inc. is an independent, full-service global securities and investment banking firm. The Company provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, including M&A and restructuring, as well as institutional brokerage in equity, equity-linked, high yield and other fixed income securities, along with fundamental research and asset management. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2.  Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:FURX):  Eshelman, Fredric bought 264,070 shares at market prices between $14.92 and $16.00 on Nov 4th 2011, for a total cost of $4,218,204. About the company: Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a drug development company. The company partners with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and has a diversified product portfolio and pipeline with multiple therapeutic candidates including late-stage assets and a product on the market. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3.  Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK):  Simpson, Louis bought 100,000 shares at a market price of $26.69 on Nov 8th 2011, for a total cost of $2,669,110. About the company: Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas. The Company’s operations are focused on discovering, developing and acquiring conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4.  Slm Corp (NYSE:SLM):  Lord, Albert bought 100,000 shares at a market price of $13.70 on Nov 2nd 2011, for a total cost of $1,370,450. About the company: SLM Corporation, commonly known as Sallie Mae, provides education funding, originating and servicing of U.S. government guaranteed and private student loans. The Company, through its subsidiaries, also provides debt management services and business and technical products to a range of clients including colleges, universities and loan guarantors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5.  Reald Inc (NYSE:RLD):  Lewis, Michael bought 105,815 shares at a market price of $9.45 on Nov 9th 2011, for a total cost of $1,000,026. About the company: RealD Inc. is a global licensor of stereoscopic (three-dimensional), or 3D, technologies. The Company licenses its Cinema Systems to motion picture exhibitors that show 3D motion pictures and alternative 3D content. RealD also offers active and passive eyewear, and display and gaming technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers and content producers and distributors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6.  Omnicare Inc (NYSE:OCR):  Shelton, James bought 33,300 shares at a market price of $29.68 on Nov 9th 2011, for a total cost of $988,344. About the company: Omnicare, Inc. provides geriatric pharmaceutical services. The Company distributes pharmaceuticals, and provides related pharmacy consulting and other ancillary services, data management services and medical supplies to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement centers, independent living communities, hospitals, hospice, and other healthcare providers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7.  Calumet Specialty Products Partners L P (NASDAQ:CLMT):  Fehsenfeld, Fred bought 50,000 shares at a market price of $18.74 on Nov 7th 2011, for a total cost of $937,000. About the company: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. produces specialty hydrocarbon products for domestic and international customers. The Company processes crude oil into a variety of customized lubricating oils, solvents, and waxes. Calumet also processes crude oil into a variety of fuel and fuel-related products, including unleaded gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8.  Overstock Com Inc (NASDAQ:OSTK):  Chou, Francis bought 64,425 shares at a market price of $7.99 on Nov 1st 2011, for a total cost of $514,993. About the company: Overstock.com, Inc. offers discounted brand-name merchandise for sale over the Internet. Products include bed-and-bath goods, kitchenware, jewelry, sporting goods, electronics, and designer accessories. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9.  Kellogg Co (NYSE:K):  Jenness , James bought 10,000 shares at market prices between $49.26 and $49.90 on Nov 8th 2011, for a total cost of $494,215. About the company: Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and other convenience foods. The Company’s products include cereals, cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg markets its products in the United States, Canada, and other countries throughout the world.

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