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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: RICK, TINY, LUB

April 16, 2012 | About:

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CFO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CFOs is illustrated in the chart below:

Ricks Cabaret (NASDAQ:RICK): CFO Phillip Kent Marshall Bought 1,000 Shares

CFO of Ricks Cabaret (NASDAQ:RICK) Phillip Kent Marshall bought 1,000 shares on 04/04/2012 at an average price of $9.55. Rick's Cabaret International Inc. currently owns and operates premiere adult nightclubs offering adult entertainment and restaurant and bar operations.

Rick’s Cabaret International Inc. had total revenues of $22.0 million in its first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, an increase of 12% over the same period last year. Net income attributable to Rick’s Cabaret shareholders was $2.2 million, compared with $2.1 million in the prior year, yielding 23 cents earnings per share versus 21 cents last year.

CFO Phillip Kent Marshall bought shares of RICK stock.

Harris & Harris (TINY): President and CFO Daniel B. Wolfe Bought 735 Shares

President and CFO of Harris & Harris (TINY) Daniel B. Wolfe bought 735 shares on 04/10/2012 at an average price of $4.09. Harris & Harris Group Inc. based in New York, is a publicly traded venture capital firm exclusively focused on investing in companies enabled by nanotechnology and microsystems. Harris & Harris has a market cap of $128 million; its shares were traded at around $3.92 with a P/E ratio of 413.2 and P/S ratio of 182.2. Harris & Harris had an annual average earnings growth of 6.6% over the past 10 years.

Chairman and CEO Douglas W Jamison, President and CFO Daniel B. Wolfe, and Executive Vice President Misti Ushio bought shares of TINY stock.

Luby's Inc. (NYSE:LUB): Senior Vice President and CFO K. Scott Gray Bought 500 Shares

SVP & CFO of Luby's Inc. (NYSE:LUB) K. Scott Gray bought 500 shares on 04/11/2012 at an average price of $6.19. Luby's Inc. is a holding company. They operate cafeteria-style restaurants under the name Luby's located in close proximity to retail centers, business developments, and residential areas. Luby's Inc. has a market cap of $181.1 million; its shares were traded at around $6.31 with a P/E ratio of 32.2 and P/S ratio of 0.5.

Luby’s Inc. announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter fiscal 2012, a 12-week period, which ended on Feb. 15, 2012. Revenue from Culinary Contract Services rose to $4.2 million in the second quarter fiscal 2012 compared to $3.1 million in the same fiscal quarter last year.

Senior Vice President and CFO K. Scott Gray, 10% Owner Partners LLC Bandera, and Director Frank Markantonis bought shares of LUB stock.

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