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Stock Insider Buy & Sell Data

|Includes:AMRC, AVNR, CONE, DDD, DHR, GGP, LPSN, MSON, OWW, SUNEQ, TriState Capital (TSC)

May 21, 2013 - Stock Insiders Buys and Sells by GuruFocus

TriState Capital Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TSC): Chairman, President and CEO James F. Getz Bought 63,064 Shares

Chairman, President and CEO of TriState Capital Holdings Inc. (TSC) James F. Getz bought 63,064 shares during the past week at an average price of $13.06. Stephan Co. is engaged in the manufacture, sale and distribution of hair care and personal care products on both a wholesale and retail level. Tristate Capital Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $361.696 million; its shares were traded at around $13.06 with a P/E ratio of 27.78 and P/S ratio of 3.98

MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (WFR): President and CEO Ahmad R. Chatila Bought 68,100 Shares

President and CEO of MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (WFR) Ahmad R. Chatila bought 68,100 shares on 05/14/2013 at an average price of $6.53. MEMC Electronic Material was formed in 1984 as a Delaware corporation and completed its initial public stock offering in 1995. MEMC Electronic Materials Inc has a market cap of $1.43 billion; its shares were traded around $6.53 with a P/E ratio of 55.20 and P/S ratio of 0.61.

Arnold Schneider owns 1,648,240 shares as of 03/31/2013, a decrease of 36.1% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.66% of the $1.1 billion portfolio of Schneider Capital Management.

WFR recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Operating cash used in the 2013 first quarter was $118.6 million and was primarily driven by changes in working capital related to project construction and timing of collections.

Senior Vice President and Chief HR Officer Matthew E. Herzberg bought 3,000 shares of WFR stock on 12/05/2012 at the average price of $2.99. Matthew E. Herzberg owns at least 3,000 shares after this.

CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE): President and CEO Gary J. Wojtaszek Bought 15,000 Shares

President and CEO of CyrusOne Inc. (CONE) Gary J. Wojtaszek bought 15,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $22.23. CyrusOne Inc. has a market cap of $490.436 million; its shares were traded around $22.23 with and P/S ratio of 171.00. The dividend yield of Cyrusone Inc. stocks is 0.72%.

CyrusOne recently reported its first quarter 2013 earnings. Revenue for the first quarter of 2013 was $60.1 million, up from $52.1 million in the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 15%. Recurring rent churn1 was 0.4% for the first quarter of 2013, or 1.6% annualized, compared to 0.5% for the first quarter of 2012 and 4.6% annual recurring rent churn for the full year 2012.

Ron Baron bought 211,800 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2013, which is 0.026% of the $18.31 billion portfolio of Baron Funds. Whitney Tilson owns 15,100 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 0.3% of the $117 million portfolio of T2 Partners Management LP.

10% Owner Capital Management LLC Marcato bought 257,168 shares of CONE stock on 03/12/2013 at the average price of $21.45. Capital Management LLC Marcato owns at least 2,592,394 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.64% since.

LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN): CEO Robert P. Locascio Bought 35,640 Shares

CEO of LivePerson Inc. (LPSN) Robert P. Locascio bought 35,640 shares on 05/16/2013 at an average price of $9.05. LivePerson Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1995. Liveperson Inc. has a market cap of $481.936 million; its shares were traded around $9.05 with a P/E ratio of 172.41 and P/S ratio of 3.16.

LivePerson recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Net loss for the first quarter of 2013 was $(0.2) million or $0.00 per share, as compared to net income of $3.1 million or $0.06 per share in the first quarter of 2012.

Ron Baron owns 1,317,077 shares as of 03/31/2013, which accounts for 0.098% of the $18.31 billion portfolio of Baron Funds.

Director William Wesemann bought 20,000 shares of LPSN stock on 05/16/2013 at the average price of 8.67. William Wesemann owns at least 60,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.38% since.

Ameresco Inc. (NYSE:AMRC): President and CEO, 10% Owner George P. Sakellaris Bought 33,441 Shares

President and CEO, 10% Owner of Ameresco Inc. (AMRC) George P. Sakellaris bought 33,441 shares during the past week at an average price of $8.11. Ameresco Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in April 2000. Ameresco Inc. has a market cap of $369.424 million; its shares were traded around $8.11 with a P/E ratio of 25.38 and P/S ratio of 0.63.

Director Francis V. Wisneski Jr. bought 4,000 shares of AMRC stock on 05/17/2013 at the average price of $8.09. Francis V. Wisneski Jr. owns at least 28,235 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.25% since. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSON): Senior Vice President and CFO Richard A. Zaremba Bought 15,000 Shares

Senior Vice President and CFO of Misonix, Inc. (MSON), Richard A. Zaremba bought 15,000 shares on May 13, 2013 at an average price of $2.04.

Misonix, Inc. is incorporated in the state of New York which, through its predecessors, was first organized in 1959. Misonix, Inc. has a market cap of $40.92 million; its shares were traded at around $5.75 with a P/E ratio of 173.10 and a P/S ratio of 2.49.

On May 9, 2013, Misonix reported financial results for the nine months and the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, ended March 31, 2013. Revenue for the nine months increased 7% to $11.1 million, compared to $10.4 million in the first nine months of 2012. Third quarter revenue decreased 17% to $3.0 million, compared to $3.6 million in the third quarter of 2012.

Director Howard Alliger sold 20,000 shares of MSON stock on Nov. 26, 2012 at the average price of $4.10. Howard Alliger owns at least 58,900 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 40.24% since the trade.

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR): President and CEO H. Lawrence Culp Jr. Sold 500,000 Shares

President and CEO of Danaher Corporation (DHR) H. Lawrence Culp Jr. sold 500,000 shares on 05/15/2013 at an average price of $61.92. Danaher Corporation, originally DMG Inc., was organized in 1969 as a Massachusetts real estate investment trust. Danaher Corporation has a market cap of $43.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.25 with a P/E ratio of 18.21 and P/S ratio of 2.45. The dividend yield of Danaher Corporation stocks is 0.16%. Danaher Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 13.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Danaher Corporation the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Danaher Corporation reported their 2013 first financial quarter results. The company reported net earnings of $691.9 million and revenues of $4.4 billion.

President and CEO H. Lawrence Culp Jr. sold 628,000 shares of DHR stock in February and May. Executive Vice President and CFO Daniel L. Comas sold 90,460 shares of DHR stock on 01/31/2013 at the average price of $60.31. Director Walter G. Lohr, Executive Vice President James A. Lico and Executive Vice President Thomas Patrick Joyce Jr. sold 116,242 shares of DHR stock on in February, April and May.

Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:OWW): CEO Barney Harford Sold 519,812 Shares

CEO of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (OWW) Barney Harford sold 519,812 shares during the past week at an average price of $7.68. Orbitz Worldwide Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on June 18, 2007. Orbitz Worldwide Inc. has a market cap of $775.09 million; its shares were traded at around $7.44 with a P/E ratio of 41.70 and P/S ratio of 1.01.

Orbitz Worldwide Inc reported net sales of $202.9 million and net income of $146.2 million for their 2013 first quarter results.

CEO Barney Harford sold 719,512 shares of OWW stock in April and May. GVP, Chief Accounting Officer Thomas L. Kram, President Orbitz & Cheaptickets Christopher Orton and Senior Vice President Global Product Strategy Samuel M. Fulton sold 13,620 shares of OWW stock in March, April and May.

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD): President and CEO Abraham N. Reichental Sold 400,000 Shares

President and CEO of 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) Abraham N. Reichental sold 400,000 shares on 05/15/2013 at an average price of $40. 3D Systems Corporation is a holding company that operates through its subsidiaries in the United States, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. 3d Systems Corporation has a market cap of $4.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.66 with a P/E ratio of 69.93 and P/S ratio of 10.78. 3d Systems Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 159.2% over the past 5 years.

3D Systems Corporation reported that their 2013 first quarter revenues increased by 31% from last year's first quarter to 102.1 million and GAAP net income of $5.9 million.

President and CEO Abraham N. Reichental sold 400,000 shares of DDD stock on 05/15/2013 at the average price of $40. Senior Vice President and CFO Damon Joseph Gregoire sold 45,000 shares of DDD stock on 05/15/2013 at the average price of $40. Director Riper Daniel S. Van, Director Jim D. Kever, and Director G. Walter Loewenbaum II, sold 880,613 shares of DDD stock in March and May.

AVANIR Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AVNR): President and CEO Keith Katkin Sold 250,438 Shares

President and CEO of AVANIR Pharmaceuticals (AVNR) Keith Katkin sold 250,438 shares on 05/15/2013 at an average price of $3.26. Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. was incorporated in California in August 1988 and was reincorporated in Delaware in March 2009. Avanir Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $478.861 million; its shares were traded at around $3.32 with and P/S ratio of 7.72. Avanir Pharmaceuticals had an annual average earnings growth of 11.2% over the past five years.

AVANIR Pharmaceuticals reported their fiscal second quarter results with revenues of $17.4 million and net loss of $16.5 million.

President and CEO Keith Katkin sold 268,688 shares of AVNR stock in December and May. Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Rohan Palekar bought 10,000 shares of AVNR stock on 12/13/2012 at the average price of $2.46. Vice President Finance Christine Ocampo sold 80,545 shares of AVNR stock in December and May.

General Growth Properties Inc. (NYSE:GGP): Director John Schreiber sold 23,431,803 Shares

Director of General Growth Properties Inc. (GGP) John Schreiber sold 23,431,803 shares on May 10, 2013 at an average price of $22.97.

General Growth Properties Inc., a Delaware corporation, was organized in 1986. General Growth Properties Inc. has a market cap of $22.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.97 with a P/E ratio of 24.30 and a P/S ratio of 8.44. The dividend yield of General Growth Properties Inc. stocks is 1.92%.

On April 29, 2013, General Growth Properties, Inc. reported results for the three months ended March 31, 2013. For the three months ended March 31, 2013, funds from operations (company FFO) increased 13.6% to $252 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, from $222 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, in the prior year period.

Executive Vice President, Finance, Hugh K. Zwieg sold 105,765 shares of GGP stock on Dec. 31 2012 at the average price of $19.70. Hugh K. Zwieg owns at least 36,372 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 16.6% since the trade.

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