Insiders at Hansen Medical and American Capital Agency Buy Company Stock

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Welcome to our daily roundup of top insider trades. Here's a look at the most significant inside sales and purchases filed with the SEC on Thursday, August 1, 2013.

Notable Purchases:

  • Will Weinstein, a Director of medical robotics company Hansen Medical ( HNSN ), bought 869,825 shares of company stock for $1,069,885.
  • Richard Pickup, a Beneficial Owner of mortgage and real estatec company Impac Mortgage (NYSEMKT:IMH), bought 77,863 shares of company stock for $782,636.
  • Gary Kain, the President and CIO of American Capital Agency ( AGNC ), bought 25,000 shares of company stock for $561,000.
  • Michael Hough, the CEO of externally managed mortgage real estate investment trust Hatteras Financial ( HTS ), bought 12,500 shares of company stock for $250,625.

For more insider trades, see the charts below.

Insider Purchases
#: Filer Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker Trans
Type
Dollar Value

1


Glaxosmithkline

BO

Theravance

THRX

JB*

$111,850,856

2

Hoffman Michael B

DIR,BO

Onconova

ONTX

JB*

$15,000,000

3

Baxter Healthcare Sa

BO

Onconova

ONTX

JB*

$4,950,000

4

Advent Venture

BO

Conatus Pharm

CNAT

JB*

$2,090,594

5

Cooperative Gilde

BO

Conatus Pharm

CNAT

JB*

$1,820,775

6

Mpm Bioventures

BO

Conatus Pharm

CNAT

JB*

$1,817,915

7

Weinstein Will K

DIR

Hansen Medical

HNSN

JB*

$1,069,885

8

Pickup Richard H

BO

Impac Mortgage

IMH

B

$782,636

9

Kain Gary D

PR,CIO

American Capital

AGNC

B

$561,000

10

Hough Michael R

CEO,DIR

Hatteras Financial

HTS

B

$250,625


Insider Sales
#: Filer Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker Trans
Type
Dollar Value

1

Feinberg Stephen

BO

Tower Intl

TOWR

JS*

$159,655,584

2

Tredwell Daniel P

DIR

Trimas

TRS

JS*

$36,340,000

3

Ave Special Sit Fd

DIR,BO

Magnachip Semi

MX

JS*,S

$33,485,296

4

Bell Leonard

CEO,DIR

Alexion Pharm

ALXN

AS

$24,384,038

5

Plank Kevin A

CEO,CB,BO

Under Armour

UA

AS

$19,864,098

6

Empire Capital Mgt

BO

Sonus Networks

SONS

S

$10,921,519

7

Muse John R

DIR

Lin Tv

TVL

AS

$9,461,324

8

Chabraja Nicholas D

DIR

General Dynamics

GD

S

$4,427,783

9

Mastercard Fdn

BO

Mastercard

MA

S

$3,965,351

10

Hagedorn Part

BO

Scotts Miracle Gro

SMG

S

$3,927,075

Source: InsiderInsights.com | Key to Insider Title and Trans Type Codes

An important note from Jonathan Moreland, founder of Insider Insights :

In a victory for common sense, it has been proven profitable -- by both academic studies and (more importantly) the experience of your fellow professional investors -- to monitor the trading behavior of company executives, directors, and large shareholders in the stocks of firms of which they're registered as "insiders."

Please note, however, that the lists above are strictly factual; they are not buy and sell recommendations. Dollar value is only one metric to assess the importance of an insider transaction, and, frankly, often not even the most important metric that determines if an insider transaction is significant.

At InsiderInsights.com, we find new investment ideas just about every day using these and more intricate insider screens to determine where we should focus our subsequent fundamental and technical analysis. And while stocks don't (or shouldn't) move up or down based on insider activity alone, insiders tend to be good indicators of when real stock-moving events like earnings surprises, corporate actions, and new products may be in the offing.

Jonathan Moreland is also the author of " Profit From Legal Insider Trading."



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: AGNC , HNSN , HTS , IMH

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