Insiders Bought These Stocks on Aug-13

Insiders purchased shares of the following companies on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Amreit Inc. (NYSE:AMRE): Longnecker Brent M purchased 1,000 shares at a price of $18.31.

Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC): Parker Geoffrey M. (Senior Vice President and CFO) purchased 50,000 shares at a price of $8.34.

Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel small-molecule therapeutics derived from its boron chemistry platform.

Atricure (NASDAQ:ATRC): Seith Douglas J (SVP of Sales and Marketing) purchased 10,000 shares at a price of $9.58.

Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR): Marubeni Aviation Corp (Director) purchased 60,000 shares at a price of $16.71.

Aircastle Ltd acquires, leases and sells high-utility commercial jet aircraft to passenger and cargo airlines throughout the world.

First Pactrust Bancorp (NASDAQ:BANC): Gray James H purchased 1,000 shares at a price of $14.46.

First PacTrust Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company for Pacific Trust Bank, which offers a variety of financial services to its customers in San Diego and Riverside counties.

Coeur D’Alene Mines Corp. (NYSE:CDE): Mitchell Peter C. (SVP & Chief Financial Officer) purchased 2,000 shares at a price of $13.43.

Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation is mainly engaged in silver and gold mining and related activities including exploration, development, and mining at its properties located in South America, the United States, and Mexico.

Cobiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ): Rhinehart Mary K (Director) purchased 789 shares at a price of $10.00.

Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. (NYSE:CTO): Warlow Thomas P. Iii (Director) purchased 200 shares at a price of $38.41.

Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ:CVGI): Frailey Kevin Rl (President, Global Construction) purchased 400 shares at a price of $7.10.

California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT): Vera George A (Director) purchased 4 shares at a price of $21.70.

Citizens & Northern Corp (NASDAQ:CZNC): Lambert Leo F (Director) purchased 47 shares at a price of $20.49.

Delphi Financial Group (NYSE:DFP): Crumrine Donald F (Chief Executive Officer) purchased 3,500 shares at a price of $21.52.

Employers Holdings Inc (NYSE:EIG): Dirks Douglas D (President & CEO) purchased 1,000 shares at a price of $29.03.

The Company is a provider of worker’s compensation insurance focused on select small businesses engaged in low to medium hazard industries.

Emerald Oil Inc (NYSE:EOX): Setrakian Seth (Director) purchased 25,000 shares at a price of $7.15.

Emerald Oil Inc, formerly Voyager Oil & Gas, Inc is an exploration and production company focused primarily on acquiring acreage and developing wells in prospective shale oil plays in the continental United States.

Felcor Lodging Trust Inc. (NYSE:FCH): Carlin Glenn A (Director) purchased 10,000 shares at a price of $5.93.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR): Chapman Richard D (Director) purchased 1,000 shares at a price of $40.68.

First Solar, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells solar electric power modules using a proprietary thin film semiconductor technology. Its business includes project development, engineering, procurement & construction, operating and maintenance services.

Hudson Valley Holding Corp. Com (NYSE:HVB): Cullen Susan K (EVP of Primary Operating Sub) purchased 500 shares at a price of $19.94.

Hudson Valley Holding Corp. provides financial services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hudson Valley Bank, N.A.

Invesco Plc (NYSE:IVZ): Wagoner G Richard Jr (Director) purchased 5,000 shares at a price of $32.52.

Invesco Ltd is an investment management company. It provides an array of enduring solutions for retail, institutional and high-net-worth clients around the world.

Luminex Corp. (NASDAQ:LMNX): Loewenbaum G Walter Ii purchased 4,600 shares at a price of $21.17.

Luminex Corporation develops, manufactures and sells proprietary biological testing technologies and products with applications throughout the life sciences and diagnostic industries.

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