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Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: UNIS, TRNO, WINA, SXC, CTFO

January 14, 2012 | About:

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.

Unilife Corp. (UNIS): CEO Alan Shortall Bought 217,125 Shares

CEO of Unilife Corp. (UNIS) Alan Shortall bought 217,125 shares during the past week at an average price of $3.77. Unilife Corporation is a medical device company based in U. Unilife Corp. has a market cap of $273.4 million; its shares were traded at around $3.77 with and P/S ratio of 41.

Revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2011, were $2.1 million compared to $3.5 million for the same period in 2010. This was primarily attributable to a decrease of $1.6 million in product sales, reflecting the Company's decision to discontinue its contract manufacturing operations in December 2010, and instead, focus on the commercialization, production and supply of its own propriety line of products.

J. Christopher Naftzger bought 2,000 shares of UNIS stock on 11/22/2011 at the average price of 3.96. J. Christopher Naftzger owns at least 41,940 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.8% since.

Terreno Realty (TRNO): CHAIRMAN AND CEO W Blake Baird Bought 34,150 Shares

CHAIRMAN AND CEO of Terreno Realty (TRNO) W Blake Baird bought 34,150 shares on 01/13/2012 at an average price of $13.75. Terreno Realty Corporation is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring industrial real estate located in major coastal U. Terreno Realty has a market cap of $128 million; its shares were traded at around $13.75 . The dividend yield of Terreno Realty stocks is 2.9%.

Third Avenue Management owns 250,990 shares as of 09/30/2011, an increase of 67.33% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.082% of the $3.93 billion portfolio of Third Avenue Management.

PRESIDENT AND CFO Michael A Coke bought 10,000 shares of TRNO stock on 01/13/2012 at the average price of 14.25. Michael A Coke owns at least 176,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.51% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

Winmark Corp. (WINA): Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner John L Morgan Bought 2,802 Shares

Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner of Winmark Corp. (WINA) John L Morgan bought 2,802 shares on 01/11/2012 at an average price of $58.02. Winmark Corporation is a franchise company that franchises seven retail concepts which buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise. Winmark Corp. has a market cap of $288.5 million; its shares were traded at around $58.02 with a P/E ratio of 23.3 and P/S ratio of 7. The dividend yield of Winmark Corp. stocks is 0.2%. Winmark Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 12.1% over the past 10 years.

WINA recently reported net income for the quarter ended September 24, 2011 of $3,483,500, or $.66 per share diluted, compared to net income of $2,690,000, or $.51 per share diluted, in 2010. For the nine months ended September 24, 2011, net income was $9,910,000, or $1.89 per share diluted, compared to net income of $7,209,800, or $1.39 per share diluted, for the same period last year.

10% Owner Ronald G Olson sold 878 shares of WINA stock on 01/10/2012 at the average price of 57.22. Ronald G Olson owns at least 684,157 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.4% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

SunCoke Energy (SXC): Chairman and CEO Frederick A Henderson Bought 10,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of SunCoke Energy (SXC) Frederick A Henderson bought 10,000 shares on 01/06/2012 at an average price of $12.63. SunCoke Energy, Inc is a producer of metallurgical coke in the Americas. Suncoke Energy has a market cap of $884.2 million; its shares were traded at around $12.63.

SXC recently reported preliminary fourth quarter and full year 2011 U.S. coke production today. Total U.S. coke production is estimated to be 1,015 thousand tons in the fourth quarter 2011, an increase of 100 thousand tons versus the same period in 2010.

Daniel Loeb bought 900,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2011, which is 0.4694% of the $2.11 billion portfolio of Third Point, LLC.

Senior Vice President & CFO Mark Newman bought 6,400 shares of SXC stock on 12/29/2011 at the average price of 11.38. Mark Newman owns at least 10,150 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 10.98% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO): CEO and President, 10% Owner Shudong Xia Bought 11,600 Shares

CEO and President, 10% Owner of China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO) Shudong Xia bought 11,600 shares during the past week at an average price of $4.02. CHINA TRANSINFO, through its subsidiary Beijing PKU ChinaFront High Technology Co. China Transinfo Technology Corp. has a market cap of $101.6 million; its shares were traded at around $4.02 with a P/E ratio of 6.8 and P/S ratio of 0.8. China Transinfo Technology Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 60% over the past 5 years.

Revenue for the nine months ended September 30, 2011, increased 41.5% to $118.8 million compared to $84.0 million in the same period of 2010. Gross profit increased 12.0% to $32.1 million from $28.7 million a year ago. Operating income declined 11.6% to $11.8 million from $13.4 million in the first nine months of 2010.


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