1. Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( AEGR): Engages in the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat severe lipid disorders. Market cap at $1.B.

Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 3.5M shares, which represents about 16.44% of the company's float of 21.29M shares.

Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 624,767 shares, which represents about 2.93% of the company's 21.29M share float.

Warning: Short sellers, who benefit when share price falls, are not as optimistic. They have been increasing their short positions month over month: Shares shorted have increased from 2.48M to 2.73M over the last month, an increase which represents about 1.17% of the company's float of 21.29M shares. Days to cover ratio at 5.29 days.

 

2. Dole Food Company Inc. ( DOLE): Engages in sourcing, growing, processing, marketing, and distributing fresh fruits and vegetables, and food products to wholesale, retail, and institutional customers worldwide. Market cap at $1.03B.

Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 12.1M shares, which represents about 23.52% of the company's float of 51.45M shares.

Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 4,228,484 shares, which represents about 8.22% of the company's 51.45M share float.

Short seller alert: Shares shorted have increased from 6.75M to 8.36M over the last month, an increase which represents about 3.13% of the company's float of 51.45M shares. Days to cover ratio at 5.93 days

 

3. Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( INFI): Engages in the discovery and development of medicines for the treatment of cancer and other conditions in the United States. Market cap at $1.81B.

Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 11.3M shares, which represents about 48.37% of the company's float of 23.36M shares.

Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 5,380,195 shares, which represents about 23.03% of the company's 23.36M share float.

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