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Top Insider Buys: Aug, 27, 2012 (SONS, GNCMA, VHI, GV, SYNL, PM, CHD, DRAD, INOD, ATRM)

|Includes:ATRM, CHD, DRAD, GNCMA, GV, INOD, PM, Sonus Networks, Inc. (SONS), SYNL, VHI

Contextuall analysts have collected the latest insider buying data from the SEC website, and the results are posted here.

There have academic studies that confirm the connection between insider buying and superior stock market performance, due to the fact that these insiders have access to unique and privileged information on their employer's prospects.

Here is a list of the top insider buys reported to the SEC on 8/27/2012.

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1. Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONS): Total value of insider buying reported at $1,065,136

Insiders Involved:

Empire Capital Management, L.L (10% Owner)
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Google Empire Capital Management, L.L

Description: Provides voice and data infrastructure solutions for wireline and wireless telephone service providers. (Click here for Sonus Networks, Inc. website)

2. General Communication Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCMA): Total value of insider buying reported at $164,980

Insiders Involved:

Ronald Duncan (President)
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Google Ronald Duncan

Description: Provides communication services to residential and business customers under the GCI and Alaska Wireless brand names in Alaska. (Click here for General Communication Inc. website)

3. Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI): Total value of insider buying reported at $112,261

Insiders Involved:

Glenn Simmons (Vice Chairman of the Board)
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Google Glenn Simmons

Harold Simmons (Chairman of the Board)
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Google Harold Simmons

Description: Operates in the chemicals, component products, and waste management businesses. (Click here for Valhi, Inc. website)

4. GV (NYSEMKT:GV): Total value of insider buying reported at $91,741

Insiders Involved:

E. Jeffrey Eberwein (Director)
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Google E. Jeffrey Eberwein

5. Synalloy Corp. (NASDAQ:SYNL): Total value of insider buying reported at $91,000

Insiders Involved:

Craig Bram (CEO & President)
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Google Craig Bram

James Terry (Director)
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Google James Terry

Description: Synalloy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells pipes and piping systems in the United States and internationally. (Click here for Synalloy Corp. website)

6. Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM): Total value of insider buying reported at $88,500

Insiders Involved:

Sergio Marchionne (Director)
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Google Sergio Marchionne

Description: Engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in markets outside of the United States. (Click here for Philip Morris International, Inc. website)

7. Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE:CHD): Total value of insider buying reported at $50,645

Insiders Involved:

Louis Tursi (Executive VP, Consumer Sales)
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Google Louis Tursi

Description: Develops, manufactures, and markets a range of household, personal care, and specialty products under various brand names in the United States and internationally. (Click here for Church & Dwight Co. Inc. website)

8. DRAD (NASDAQ:DRAD): Total value of insider buying reported at $39,734

Insiders Involved:

E. Jeffrey Eberwein (Director)
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Google E. Jeffrey Eberwein

Charles Gillman (Director)
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Google Charles Gillman

9. Innodata Isogen Inc. (NASDAQ:INOD): Total value of insider buying reported at $37,969

Insiders Involved:

Jack Abuhoff (Chairman and CEO)
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Google Jack Abuhoff

Description: Provides publishing and related information technology (NYSE:IT), knowledge process outsourcing (KPO), and consulting services that help media, publishing, and information services companies to create, manage, and distribute their products. (Click here for Innodata Isogen Inc. website)

10. ATRM (NASDAQ:ATRM): Total value of insider buying reported at $32,500

Insiders Involved:

Andover Group Inc. (10% Owner)
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Google Andover Group Inc.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Stocks: SONS, GNCMA, VHI, GV, SYNL, PM, CHD, DRAD, INOD, ATRM