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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: HPOL, CHCR, CVO, RONE, LPS

November 28, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest CFO buys during the past week were Harris Interactive Inc., COMPREHENSIVE CARE CORP, Cenveo Inc., Regal One Corporation, and LENDER PROCESSING.

Harris Interactive Inc. (HPOL): EVP, CFO and Treasurer Pavan Bhalla Bought 47,500 Shares

EVP, CFO and Treasurer of Harris Interactive Inc. (HPOL) Pavan Bhalla bought 47,500 shares on 11/19/2010 at an average price of $0.85. Harris Interactive Inc. is a market research and polling firm, using Internet-based and traditional methodologies to provide the clients with information about the views, experiences and attitudes of people worldwide. Harris Interactive Inc. has a market cap of $49.6 million; its shares were traded at around $0.91 with and P/S ratio of 0.3.

Harris Interactive Inc. announced its first quarter fiscal 2011 financial results. Total revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was $37.0 million, as compared with $38.9 million for the same prior year period. Net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was $(1.3) million, or $(0.02) per fully diluted share, as compared with a net loss of $(0.6) million, or $(0.01) per fully diluted share for the same prior year period.

HPOL is in the portfolios of Chuck Royce of Royce& Associates, Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies LLC.

President and CEO Kimberly Till, EVP, CFO and Treasurer Pavan Bhalla, and Director David L Brodsky bought shares of HPOL stock.

COMPREHENSIVE CARE CORP (CHCR): CFO, 10% Owner Giuseppe Crisafi Bought 19,400 Shares

CFO, 10% Owner of COMPREHENSIVE CARE CORP (CHCR) Giuseppe Crisafi bought 19,400 shares on 11/24/2010 at an average price of $0.21. Comprehensive Care Corporation provides managed behavioral healthcare and substance abuse services for employers, HMOs, PPOs, government organizations, third-party claim administrators, and commercial and other group purchasers of behavioral healthcare services. with and P/S ratio of 1.07.

Comprehensive Care Corporation reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Total revenue for the three months ended September 30, 2010 was $7.9 million compared to $3.6 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009. Net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2010 was ($3.7) million, or ($0.07) per basic and diluted share, compared to net loss of ($2.6) million, or ($0.06) per basic and diluted share for the three months ended September 30, 2009.

CFO, 10% Owner Giuseppe Crisafi bought shares of CHCR stock.

Cenveo Inc. (CVO): EVP and CFO Mark S Hiltwein Bought 8,820 Shares

EVP and CFO of Cenveo Inc. (CVO) Mark S Hiltwein bought 8,820 shares on 11/18/2010 at an average price of $5.1. Cenveo, Inc. is one of North America's providers of visual communications with one-stop services from design through fulfillment. Cenveo Inc. has a market cap of $325.8 million; its shares were traded at around $5.23 with a P/E ratio of 19.3 and P/S ratio of 0.2.

Cenveo, Inc. announced results for the three and nine months ended October 2, 2010. For the three months ended October 2, 2010, net sales increased approximately 1.6% to $455.1 million, as compared to$448.0 million in the third quarter of 2009, primarily due to the Nashua acquisition, offset by having one less week in the third quarter of 2010 as compared to the same prior year period. For the three months ended October 2, 2010, non-GAAP operating income was $39.5 million compared to $40.3 millionin the same prior year period.

CVO is in the portfolios of Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors, Jean-Marie Eveillard of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, George Soros of Soros Fund Management LLC.

Chairman and CEO Robert G Sr Burton, EVP and CFO Mark S Hiltwein, and Director Leonard C Green bought shares of CVO stock.

Regal One Corporation (RONE): CEO/CFO/Chairman Charles J Newman Bought 10,000 Shares

CEO/CFO/Chairman of Cenveo Inc. (RONE) Charles J Newman bought 10,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $0.06.

LENDER PROCESSING (LPS): Exec. VP & CFO Thomas L Schilling Bought 5,000 Shares

Exec. VP & CFO of LENDER PROCESSING (LPS) Thomas L Schilling bought 5,000 shares on 11/18/2010 at an average price of $29.85. LENDER PROCESSING SERVICES, INC. is a provider of integrated technology and services to the mortgage industry. Lender Processing has a market cap of $2.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.09 with a P/E ratio of 9.1 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Lender Processing stocks is 1.3%.

Lender Processing Services, Inc. reported consolidated revenues of $626.0 million for the third quarter of 2010, an increase of 1.1% compared to the third quarter of 2009, while net earnings of $78.7 million or 85 cents per diluted share in the third quarter of 2010 increased from $75.5 million or 78 cents per diluted share in the prior year quarter.

LPS is in the portfolios of Murray Stahl of Horizon Asset Management, Lee Ainslie of Maverick Capital, Westport Asset Management, John Keeley of Keeley Fund Management, Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bruce Kovner of Caxton Associates, Paul Tudor Jones of The Tudor Group, George Soros of Soros Fund Management LLC, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors, Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors.

Exec. VP & CFO Thomas L Schilling, and Director John F Jr Farrell bought shares of LPS stock.

For the complete list of stocks that bought by their CFOs, go to: Insider Buys.

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