Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: VVTV, NLS, MCRI, NEON, BKSC

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest CFO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CFOs is illustrated in the chart below:



ValueVision Media Inc. ( VVTV ): Senior Vice President and CFO William J. McGrath Bought 10,000 Shares

Senior Vice President and CFO of ValueVision Media Inc. ( VVTV ) William J. McGrath bought 10,000 shares on 08/29/2012 at an average price of $1.9. ValueVision Media Inc. is a home-shopping retailer in the United States. ValueVision Media Inc. has a market cap of $92.7 million; its shares were traded at around $1.9 with and P/S ratio of 0.2.

ValueVision Media Inc. announced operating results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter (second quarter 2012) ended July 28, 2012. ValueVision's second quarter 2012 net sales rose 2.3% to $135.2 million versus second quarter 2011.

CEO Keith R. Stewart , Senior Vice President and CFO William J. Mcgrath , and Director Joseph F. Berardino bought shares of VVTV stock.

Nautilus Inc. ( NLS ): CFO Linda M. Pearce Bought 10,000 Shares

CFO of Nautilus Inc. ( NLS ) Linda M. Pearce bought 10,000 shares on 08/30/2012 at an average price of $2.36. Nautilus Inc. helps people achieve a fit and healthy lifestyle through proper exercise, rest and nutrition. Nautilus Inc. has a market cap of $72.7 million; its shares were traded at around $2.5 with a P/E ratio of 12.4 and P/S ratio of 0.4.

Nautilus Inc. reported unaudited operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Continuing the momentum established in 2011, net sales for the second quarter 2012 totaled $39.6 million, an increase of 14.0% compared to net sales of $34.7 million for the same quarter in 2011.

CEO Bruce M. Cazenave, CFO Linda M. Pearce, and COO William B. Mcmahon bought shares of NLS stock.

Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. ( MCRI ): CFO Ronald Rowan Bought 6,493 Shares

CFO of Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. ( MCRI ) Ronald Rowan bought 6,493 shares on 08/30/2012 at an average price of $7.69. Monarch Casino & Resort Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary GoldenRoad Motor Inn Inc. Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. has a market cap of $121.7 million; its shares were traded at around $7.73 with a P/E ratio of 14.2 and P/S ratio of 0.9. Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 0.4% over the past 10 years.

CFO Ronald Rowan bought shares of MCRI stock.

Neonode Inc ( NEON ): Vice President Finance and CFO David W. Brunton Bought 4,500 Shares

Vice President Finance and CFO of Neonode Inc ( NEON ) David W. Brunton bought 4,500 shares on 09/07/2012 at an average price of $3.36. Neonode is a company that designs, develops and sells patented technologies and products focused on unique user experiences. Neonode Inc has a market cap of $131.3 million; its shares were traded at around $3.57 with and P/S ratio of 21.6.

Neonode Inc. announced today that it will release financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2012 prior to the market open on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012.

Vice President Finance and CFO David W. Brunton and Director, 10% Owner Per Ivar Gosta Bystedt bought shares of NEON stock.

Bank of SC Corporation ( BKSC ): Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Sheryl G. Sharry Bought 5,158 Shares

Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of Bank of SC Corporation ( BKSC ) Sheryl G. Sharry bought 5,158 shares during the past week at an average price of $11.99. Bank of SC Corporation is a one-bank holding company engaged, through its subsidiary,in general banking business. Bank of SC Corporation has a market cap of $54.4 million; its shares were traded at around $12.05 with a P/E ratio of 15.3 and P/S ratio of 3.9. The dividend yield of Bank of SC Corporation stocks is 3.6%. Bank of SC Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 1.8% over the past 10 years.

The Bank of SC Corporation announced earnings of $890,267 or $.20 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 - an increase of 15.92% from earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 of $768,025 or $.17 per share. Returns on average assets and average equity for the six months ended June 30, 2012 were 1.12% and 10.87%, respectively, compared with 2011 returns on average assets and average equity of .97% and 9.68%, respectively. Earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2012 increased $363,598 or 25.65% to $1,780,992 compared to $1,417,394 for the six months ended June 30, 2011.

Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Sheryl G. Sharry, Director David R. Schools, and Chairman of the Board, 10% Owner Hugh C. Lane Jr. bought shares of BKSC stock.

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Referenced Stocks: BKSC , MCRI , NEON , NLS , VVTV

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