Zumiez: Major Institutions Buyins Shares in Quarterly Filing

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 Zumiez, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ).

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

MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES CO /MA/: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 633,310 shares, worth $11,089,258.

SEGALL BRYANT & HAMILL: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 235,012 shares, worth $4,115,060.

MAZAMA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 65,182 shares, worth $1,141,337.

OXFORD ASSET MANAGEMENT: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 64,307 shares, worth $1,126,016.

SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 60,874 shares, worth $1,065,904.

About the company: Zumiez Inc., is a specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories.

Competitors to Watch: Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSUN), Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO), American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF), Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE), The Wet Seal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSLA), Hot Topic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOTT), Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. (NASDAQ:JOSB), and The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW).

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

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