Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia area. Titles are as reported to the SEC.

Advanta Corp.

Philip M. Browne

, chief financial officer, sold 2,000 shares at $46.10 to $46.13 May 16, and now directly holds 137,034 shares.

Olaf Olafsson, director, sold 92,000 shares at $45.50 to $46.90 May 14, and now directly holds 14,640 shares.

Airgas Inc.

Charles J. Graves

, officer, sold 7,500 shares at $43.65 May 7, and now directly holds 5,516 shares.

Thomas M. Smyth, officer, sold 1,575 shares at $43.70 May 7, and now directly holds 1,200 shares.

Amerigas Partners L.P.

William J. Stanczak

, officer, bought 1,000 shares at $37.18 May 10, and now directly holds 1,500 shares.

Arrow International Inc.

Marlin Miller Jr.

, director, sold 45,000 shares at $36.04 to $38.60 May 9 to May 15, and now directly holds 3,938,610 shares.

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Alfred Altomari

, director, sold 15,000 shares at $13.33 May 8, and the holdings were not reported.

James E. Fickenscher, chief financial officer, bought 1,510 shares at $13.38 May 8, and now directly holds 37,491 shares.

Bio-Imaging Technologies Inc.

David M. Stack

, director, sold 3,000 shares at $5.90 to $6 May 10, and now directly holds 36,000 shares.

Boeing Co.

Laurette T. Koellner

, officer, sold 1,115 shares at $94.91 May 15, and now directly holds 35,291 shares.

Carpenter Technology Corp.

David A. Christiansen

, general counsel, sold 1,000 shares at $136.92 May 15, and now directly holds 22,013 shares.

Dennis M. Oates, officer, sold 6,000 shares at $136.92 May 15, and now directly holds 42,567 shares.

Michael L. Shor, officer, sold 3,057 shares at $135.25 to $136.92 May 14 to May 15, and now directly holds 24,610 shares.

Cephalon Inc.

John Edward Osborn

, general counsel, sold 11,250 shares at $81 May 7, and now directly holds 39,000 shares.

Lesley Russell, officer, sold 1,559 shares at $80 to $80.01 May 9, and now directly holds 17,642 shares.

Chesapeake Utilities Corp.

Beth W. Cooper

, officer, bought 29 shares at $33.25 May 7, and now directly and indirectly holds 7,510 shares.

Thomas P. Hill Jr., director, bought 1,500 shares at $33.75 May 14, and now indirectly holds 2,723 shares.

Joseph E. Moore, director, bought 210 shares at $33.25 May 7, and now directly holds 6,435 shares.

Stephen Charles Thompson, officer, bought 46 shares at $33.25 May 7, and now directly and indirectly holds 19,850 shares.

Stanley Robert Zola 2d, officer, bought 26 shares at $33.25 May 7, and now directly and indirectly holds 10,028 shares.

Cigna Corp.

Michael W. Bell

, chief financial officer, sold 55,837 shares at $161.52 to $162.66 May 9, and now directly holds 116,324 shares.

David M. Cordani, officer, sold 8,845 shares at $161.94 to $162.26 May 9, and now directly holds 20,036 shares.

Annmarie T. Hagan, officer, sold 3,092 shares at $161.87 to $161.93 May 8, and now directly holds 5,201 shares.

Paul E. Hartley, officer, sold 11,862 shares at $163.33 to $164.31 May 14, and now directly holds 28,312 shares.

Scott Storrer, chief technology officer, sold 5,937 shares at $161.89 to $162.39 May 9, and now directly holds 15,856 shares.

Carol Cox Wait, director, sold 3,500 shares at $161.64 to $161.95 May 7, and now directly holds 1,797 shares.

Commerce Bancorp Inc.

Dennis M. Diflorio

, officer, sold 10,000 shares at $34.45 May 9, and now directly holds 644,452 shares.

CSS Industries Inc.

John J. Nucero

, officer, sold 500 shares at $39.76 May 14, and now directly holds 28,894 shares.

Dollar Financial Corp.

Sydney Franchuk

, officer, sold 11,569 shares at $31.72 to $32.20 May 4 to May 9, and now directly holds 15,444 shares.

Donald Gayhardt, president, sold 15,000 shares at $32.53 May 14, and now directly holds 11,893 shares.

Dorman Products Inc.

George L. Bernstein

, director, bought 700 shares at $12.30 May 7, and now directly holds 6,700 shares.

Environmental Tectonics Corp.

Howard W. Kelley Jr.

, director, bought 978 shares at $3.65 to $3.80 May 11, and now directly holds 6,785 shares.

Exelon Corp.

Ian P. Mclean

, officer, sold 8,750 shares at $77.38 to $77.40 May 8, and now directly holds 52,513 shares.

FMC Corp.

Thomas C. Deas Jr.

, officer and treasurer, sold 5,870 shares at $84.52 to $86.10 May 11, and now directly holds 13,778 shares.

William Kim Foster, chief financial officer, sold 10,000 shares at $85.01 to $85.47 May 11, and now directly holds 39,411 shares.

Milton Steele, officer, sold 11,900 shares at $84.89 to $85.26 May 10, and now directly holds 64,506 shares.

D. Michael Wilson, officer, sold 4,650 shares at $83.50 May 7, and now directly holds 32,123 shares.

SOURCES: Thomson Financial; Securities and Exchange Commission filings