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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Neuralstem Inc., Converted Organics Inc., Princeton National Bancorp Inc., First Advantage Bancorp

January 09, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CFO buys during the past week.

CFO of Neuralstem Inc. (CUR) John Conron bought 36,364 shares on 12/30/2009 at an average price of $1.65. NEURALSTEM's patent-protected technology enables, for the first time, the ability to produce neural stem cells of the human brain and spinal cord in commercial quantities, and the ability to control the differentiation of these cells into mature, physiologically relevant human neurons and glia. The Company expects that its first Investigational New Drug application will be for the treatment of Ischemic Paraplegia, a form of paraplegia that sometimes results from the surgery to repair aortic aneurysms and for which there is no effective treatment. Neuralstem Inc. has a market cap of $67.9 million; its shares were traded at around $1.95 with and P/S ratio of 222.

Neuralstem, Inc. provided a financial and business update for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009. the Company reported a net loss of $5,096,983, or $0.15 per share, compared with a net loss of $3,177,957 or $0.10 per share, for the comparable 2008 period.

Buy:: CEO Richard Garr bought 189,111 shares of CUR stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 1.65, the price of the stock has increased by 18.18% since.

Converted Organics Inc. (COIN): CFO David R Allen Bought 5,000 Shares

CFO of Converted Organics Inc. (COIN) David R Allen bought 5,000 shares on 12/30/2009 at an average price of $0.69.

Converted Organics Inc., is a producer of valuable all-natural, organic soil amendment or fertilizer products through food waste recycling. Converted Organics Inc. has a market cap of $30.1 million; its shares were traded at around $0.8 with and P/S ratio of 19.3.

Buy:: President and CEO Edward J Gildea bought 8,000 shares of COIN stock on 12/23/2009 at the average price of 0.66, 6,000 shares of COIN stock on 12/28/2009 at the average price of 0.65, 13,000 shares of COIN stock on 12/28/2009 at the average price of 0.65, 6,500 shares of COIN stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 0.7, and 3,250 shares of COIN stock on 12/31/2009 at the average price of 0.7, the price of the stock has increased by 14.29% since.

Princeton National Bancorp Inc. (PNBC): Executive Vice President & CFO Todd D Fanning Bought 118 Shares

Executive Vice President & CFO of Princeton National Bancorp Inc. (PNBC) Todd D Fanning bought 118 shares on 12/31/2009 at an average price of $10.81. Princeton National Bancorp, Inc. is a single-bank holding company. Princeton National Bancorp Inc. has a market cap of $35.8 million; its shares were traded at around $10.81 with a P/E ratio of 9.1 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Princeton National Bancorp Inc. stocks is 5.2%. Princeton National Bancorp Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 5.2% over the past 5 years.

Buy:: President & CEO Tony J Sorcic bought 29 shares of PNBC stock on 09/30/2009 at the average price of 15.5, the price of the stock has decreased by 30.26% since. Buy:: Director Craig O Wesner bought 144 shares of PNBC stock on 12/31/2009 at the average price of 10.81, the price of the stock has decreased by 0% since. Buy:: Director Donald Grubb bought 157 shares of PNBC stock on 12/31/2009 at the average price of 10.81, the price of the stock has decreased by 0% since. Buy:: Director Mark Janko bought 42 shares of PNBC stock on 12/31/2009 at the average price of 10.81, the price of the stock has decreased by 0% since. Buy:: Director Gretta E Bieber bought 2 shares of PNBC stock on 12/31/2009 at the average price of 10.81 and 2 shares of PNBC stock on 12/31/2009 at the average price of 10.81, the price of the stock has decreased by 0% since.

First Advantage Bancorp (FABK): CFO & Sec. Patrick C Greenwell Bought 111 Shares

CFO & Sec. of First Advantage Bancorp (FABK) Patrick C Greenwell bought 111 shares on 12/30/2009 at an average price of $10.64. First Advantage Bancorp operates as the holding company for First Federal Savings Bank, which provides banking and financial services to individual and corporate customers primarily in Tennessee. First Advantage Bancorp has a market cap of $53 million; its shares were traded at around $10.25 . The dividend yield of First Advantage Bancorp stocks is 1.9%.

Buy:: CEO Earl O Bradley Iii bought 120 shares of FABK stock on 09/29/2009 at the average price of 10.45 and 119 shares of FABK stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 10.64, the price of the stock has decreased by 3.67% since. Buy:: Director William G Beach bought 332 shares of FABK stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 10.64, the price of the stock has decreased by 3.67% since. Buy:: Director Robert E Durrett Iii bought 393 shares of FABK stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 10.64, the price of the stock has decreased by 3.67% since. Buy:: President John T Halliburton bought 104 shares of FABK stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 10.64, the price of the stock has decreased by 3.67% since. Buy:: Director William Lawson Mabry bought 467 shares of FABK stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 10.64, the price of the stock has decreased by 3.67% since. Buy:: Director William H Orgain bought 381 shares of FABK stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 10.64, the price of the stock has decreased by 3.67% since.

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

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