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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: TSON, VRX, POL, PRTS, EXAM

December 12, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest CFO buys during the past week TranS1 Inc., Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., PolyOne Corp., U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc., and ExamWorks Group

TranS1 Inc. (TSON): Executive VVice President and CFO Joseph P. Slattery Bought 133,420 Shares

Executive V.P. and CFO of TranS1 Inc. (TSON) Joseph P Slattery bought 133,420 shares on 11/29/2011 at an average price of $1.5. TranS1 is a medical device company focused on designing, developing and marketing products that implement its proprietary minimally invasive surgical approach to treat degenerative disc disease affecting the lower lumbar region of the spine. Trans1 Inc. has a market cap of $44.1 million; its shares were traded at around $1.62 with and P/S ratio of 1.6.

TranS1 Inc. announced its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011. Revenues were $4.7 million in the third quarter of 2011, representing a 26% decrease over revenues of $6.3 million in the third quarter of 2010. Net loss was $3.3 million in the third quarter of 2011, compared to a net loss of $3.8 million in the third quarter of 2010.

Executive Vice President and CFO Joseph P. Slattery bought shares of TSON stock.

Director Richard D. Randall sold shares of TSON stock.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (VRX): Executive Vice President and CFO Howard Bradley Schiller Bought 54,500 Shares

Executive Vice President and CFO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (VRX) Howard Bradley Schiller bought 54,500 shares during the past week at an average price of $46.12. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is a pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of neurology, dermatology and branded generics. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has a market cap of $14.04 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.11 with a P/E ratio of 20.7 and P/S ratio of 11.9.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. announces third quarter financial results for 2011. Total revenue was $600.6 million in the third quarter of 2011 as compared to $208.3 million in the third quarter of 2010. The Company reported net income of $40.9 million for the third quarter of 2011, or $0.13 per diluted share. On a Cash EPS basis, income was $212.1 million, or $0.66 per diluted share.

CEO J. Michael Pearson, Executive Vice President and CFO Howard Bradley Schiller, Executive Vice President Administration and CHCO Brian M. Stolz bought 2,400 shares of VRX stock on 11/17/2011 at the average price of 42.05. Brian M. Stolz owns at least 12,860 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 12.03% since.

PolyOne Corp. (POL): Executive Vice President and CFO Robert M. Patterson Bought 30,000 Shares

Executive Vice President and CFO of PolyOne Corp. (POL) Robert M. Patterson bought 30,000 shares on 12/08/2011 at an average price of $11. PolyOne Corporation is an international polymer services company with operations in thermoplastic compounds, specialty resins, specialty polymer formulations, engineered films, color and additive systems, elastomer compounding and thermoplastic resin distribution. Polyone Corp. has a market cap of $1.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $11.2 with a P/E ratio of 10.7 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Polyone Corp. stocks is 1.5%.

PolyOne Corporation reported revenues of $735.8 million for the third quarter of 2011, an 8% increase compared to revenues of $680.8 million in the third quarter of 2010. Diluted earnings per share totaled $0.23 in the third quarter of 2011, compared to $0.04 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2010.

Executive Vice President and CFO Robert M Patterson, Director William Howard Powell, and Director Richard A. Lorraine bought shares of POL stock.

U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. (PRTS): CFO Theodore R. Sanders Bought 14,925 Shares

CFO of U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. (PRTS) Theodore R. Sanders bought 14,925 shares on 11/30/2011 at an average price of $4.03. U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. is a online provider of automotive aftermarket parts, including body parts, engine parts, performance parts and accessories. U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. has a market cap of $151.7 million; its shares were traded at around $4.95 with and P/S ratio of 0.7.

U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc. reported net sales for the third quarter ended October 1, 2011 of $78.6 million compared with third quarter 2010 net sales of $72.3 million.

CFO Theodore R. Sanders, Director Sol Khazani, and Vice President of Marketing Houman Akhavan bought shares of PRTS stock.

ExamWorks Group (EXAM): Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer De Castro Jose Migue Fernandez Bought 10,000 Shares

Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of ExamWorks Group (EXAM) De Castro Jose Migue Fernandez bought 10,000 shares on 11/29/2011 at an average price of $6.46. ExamWorks Group provides independent medical examinations, peer and bill reviews, and related services including litigation support services, administrative support services, and medical record retrieval services. Examworks Group has a market cap of $270.9 million; its shares were traded at around $7.93 with and P/S ratio of 1.8.

CEO James K. Price, Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer De Castro Jose Migue Fernandez, and Director William A. Shutzer bought shares of EXAM stock.

For the complete list of stocks that bought by their CFOs, go to: Insider Buys.
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  • Insider Cluster Buys: Stocks that multiple company officers and directors have bought.
  • Double Buys:: Companies that both Gurus and Insiders are buying
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