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Top 14 Insider Buys on August 6, 2010

|Includes: Agilysys, Inc. (AGYS), AIQ, BCBP, BNHN, CAMP, GAIN, HBHC, KRNY, LPHI, OPK, PULB, SUNEQ, TLF, TWX

The following is a list of top insider buys reported on Friday, August 6. The list has been sorted by the size of the investment. We've also named the individuals involved. Detailed analysis follows below.



For each company, we'll list the market cap, short float and annual performance.

1. Agilysys Inc. (NASDAQ:AGYS): Information Technology Services Industry. Market Cap of $156.47M. Mak Capital One LLC (Director) bought $1,373,283 worth of shares. Short float of 2.51%, which implies a short ratio of 3.48 days. The stock has gained 39.06% over the last year.

2. MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (WFR): Semiconductor Industry. Market Cap of $2.27B. Ahmad R Chatila (President & CEO) bought $499,976 worth of shares, and Bradley D Kohn (SVP Legal & Bus Dev.) bought $19,600 worth of shares. Short float of 10.81%, which implies a short ratio of 3.35 days. The stock has lost -44% over the last year.

3. Benihana Inc. (NASDAQ:BNHN): Restaurants Industry. Coliseum Capital Management (10% Owner) bought $453,600 worth of shares. The stock has lost -7.94% over the last year.

4. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX): Entertainment Industry. Market Cap of $36.38B. William P Barr (Director) bought $97,907 worth of shares. Short float of 1.22%, which implies a short ratio of 1.58 days. The stock has gained 21.65% over the last year.

5. Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AIQ): Medical Laboratories & Research Industry. Market Cap of $247.97M. Paul S Viviano (Chairman & CEO) bought $44,800 worth of shares. Short float of 2.68%, which implies a short ratio of 6.2 days. The stock has lost -9.79% over the last year.

6. Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLF): Textile Industry. Market Cap of $43.4M. Bandera Partners LLC (10% Owner) bought $42,500 worth of shares. Short float of 0.25%, which implies a short ratio of 1.02 days. The stock has gained 65.89% over the last year.

7. Life Partners Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPHI): Diversified Investments Industry. Market Cap of $264.08M. Harold Rafuse (Director) bought $35,300 worth of shares. Short float of 27.36%, which implies a short ratio of 17.24 days. The stock has gained 5.73% over the last year.

8. Hancock Holding Co. (NASDAQ:HBHC): Regional Bank. Market Cap of $1.13B. Richard T Hill (EVP & Sr. Retail Officer) bought $30,800 worth of shares. Short float of 6.13%, which implies a short ratio of 9.78 days. The stock has lost -20.25% over the last year.

9. BCB Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP): Regional Bank. Market Cap of $40.96M. Thomas Michael Coughlin (Chief Operating Officer) bought $27,311 worth of shares. Short float of 0.34%, which implies a short ratio of 1.99 days. The stock has gained 2.69% over the last year.

10. Opko Health, Inc. (NYSEMKT:OPK): Drug Manufacturer. Market Cap of $648.28M. Phillip Frost (CEO & Chairman) bought $24,972 worth of shares. Short float of 5.05%, which implies a short ratio of 17.14 days. The stock has gained 23.9% over the last year.

11. Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:KRNY): Savings & Loans Industry. Market Cap of $632.96M. Eric B Heyer (1st VP & Chief Acct. Officer) bought $18,120 worth of shares. Short float of 3.45%, which implies a short ratio of 8.17 days. The stock has lost -14.74% over the last year.

12. CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP): Communication Equipment Industry. Market Cap of $67.74M. Larry J Wolfe (Director) bought $16,584 worth of shares. Short float of 3.35%, which implies a short ratio of 7.8 days. The stock has gained 35.36% over the last year.

13. Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN): Diversified Investments Industry. Market Cap of $143.52M. Michael LiCalsi (Asst. Secretary) bought $16,011 worth of shares. Short float of 3.24%, which implies a short ratio of 11.12 days. The stock has gained 57.38% over the last year.

14. Pulaski Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PULB)
: Savings & Loans Industry. Market Cap of $70.37M. Stanley J Bradshaw (Director) bought $12,939 worth of shares. Short float of 1.42%, which implies a short ratio of 7.83 days. The stock has lost -10.16% over the last year.


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