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The following is a list of the largest insider buys reported on Friday, August 13. The list has been sorted by size of investment.

For each company, we'll name the individuals involved. We'll also discuss market cap, valuation ratios, short float and annual performance. Full details below.

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1. LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (OTC:LNET): CATV Systems Industry. Market cap of $64.48M. Par Investment Partners (10% Owner) bought $1,892,736 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 5.47. Float short at 17.92%, which implies a short ratio of 11.63 days. The stock has lost -60.34% over the last year.

2. Genomic Health Inc. (GHDX): Medical Laboratories & Research Industry. Market cap of $429.11M. Baker Brothers Life Sciences (Director) bought $703,529 worth of shares, and 14159 capital (GP), LLC (Director) bought $19,425 worth of shares. Float short at 7.88%, which implies a short ratio of 19.3 days. The stock has lost -25.23% over the last year.

3. PharMerica Corporation (PMC): Drug Store Industry. Market cap of $239.07M. Gregory Weishar (Chief Executive Officer) bought $622,196 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 8.39, and a PEG ratio of 0.43. Float short at 5.69%, which implies a short ratio of 5.15 days. The stock has lost -62.86% over the last year.

4. Saga Communications Inc. (SGA): Radio Industry. Market cap of $87.54M. Towerview LLC (10% Owner) bought $297,500 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 6.28, and a PEG ratio of 39.52. Float short at 0.03%, which implies a short ratio of 0.15 days. The stock has gained 87.84% over the last year.

5. Fisher Communications Inc. (FSCI): TV Industry. Market cap of $143.82M. FrontFour Capital Group LLC (Director) bought $115,763 worth of shares. Float short at 3.95%, which implies a short ratio of 10.5 days. The stock has lost -14.02% over the last year.

6. The Chubb Corporation (CB): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. Market cap of $16.70B. Jess Soderberg (Director) bought $98,013 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 9.41, and a PEG ratio of 0.93. Float short at 1.48%, which implies a short ratio of 1.69 days. The stock has gained 10.67% over the last year.

7. Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH): Regional Bank. Market cap of $2.29B. Mary E Sellers (Vice Chair) bought $55,042 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 13.62, and a PEG ratio of 1.22. Float short at 4.79%, which implies a short ratio of 5.61 days. The stock has gained 20.15% over the last year.

8. Omnicare Inc. (OCR): Drugs Wholesale Industry. Market cap of $2.39B. Andrea Lindell (Director) bought $40,640 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 8.62, and a PEG ratio of 0.8. Float short at 3.97%, which implies a short ratio of 2.86 days. The stock has lost -11.57% over the last year.

9. Opko Health, Inc. (OPK): Drug Manufacturer. Market cap of $554.02M. Phillip Frost (CEO & Chairman) bought $32,750 worth of shares. Float short at 4.95%, which implies a short ratio of 16.62 days. The stock has lost -6.47% over the last year.

10. Resources Connection Inc. (RECN): Management Services Industry. Market cap of $562.29M. Anne Shih (Director) bought $30,250 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 20.17. Float short at 4.95%, which implies a short ratio of 7.56 days. The stock has lost -21.83% over the last year.

11. Arrow Financial Corporation (AROW): Regional Bank. Market cap of $258.34M. Thomas Hoy (Chairman, President & CEO) bought $23,740 worth of shares. The stock has a forward P/E of 12.53, and a PEG ratio of 1.76. Float short at 4.04%, which implies a short ratio of 11.29 days. The stock has lost -10.76% over the last year.

12. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (PNFP): Regional Bank. Market cap of $302.88M. Harold G Bone (Director) bought $18,220 worth of shares, and Harold Carpenter (EVP & CFO) bought $13,605 worth of shares. Float short at 14.74%, which implies a short ratio of 20.1 days. The stock has lost -42.91% over the last year.

13. PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO): Application Software Industry. Market cap of $191.77M. Timothy Williams, William Russel, Ellen Keszler and Greg Petersen (Directors) each bought $12,828 worth of shares. The stock has a PEG ratio of 3.28. Float short at 4%, which implies a short ratio of 7.99 days. The stock has lost -0.94% over the last year.


Disclosure: No positions

Source: Top 13 Insider Buys