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.

Ace Ltd.

Thomas J. Neff

, director, sold 3,450 shares at $80.21 to $80.68 Dec. 10 to 12, and now directly holds 50,180 shares.

Airgas Inc.

Andrew R. Cichocki

, officer, sold 23,700 shares at $91.14 on Dec. 11, and now directly holds 81,928 shares.

Leslie J. Graff, officer, sold 21,000 shares at $91.21 on Dec. 11, and now directly holds 31,276 shares.

James W. Hovey, director, sold 5,000 shares at $89.97 on Dec. 13, and now directly holds 69,250 shares.

Michael L. Molinini, chief operating officer, sold 52,271 shares at $91.31 on Dec. 11, and now directly holds 52,267 shares.

Bernard Shaun Powers, officer, sold 52,583 shares at $89.05 on Dec. 17, and now directly holds 44,203 shares.

Thomas M. Smyth, officer, sold 7,825 shares at $90.05 on Dec. 13, and now directly holds 3,444 shares.

Ronald J. Stark, officer, sold 8,500 shares at $91.29 on Dec. 10, and now directly holds 5,190 shares.

Thomas S. Thoman, officer, sold 25,800 shares at $91.28 on Dec. 10, and now directly holds 642 shares.

Ametek Inc.

Timothy N. Jones

, officer, sold 45,342 shares at $37.85 to $38.21 Dec. 10 to 11, and now directly and indirectly holds 117,774 shares.

Elizabeth Rosenward Varet, director, sold 1,000 shares at $37.34 on Dec. 14, and now directly holds 422,449 shares.

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Adrian Adams

, chief executive officer, bought 56,000 shares at $17.71 on Dec. 14, and now directly holds 56,579 shares.

Crown Holdings Inc.

John W. Conway

, chief executive officer, sold 256,704 shares at $37.47 to $37.63 Dec. 10 to 11, and now directly holds 1,338,700 shares.

CSS Industries Inc.

Jack Farber

, board chairman, sold 19,193 shares at $20.53 to $20.54 Dec. 17 to 18, and now indirectly holds 528,791 shares.

Epam Systems Inc.

Ilya Cantor

, chief financial officer, sold 12,000 shares at $20.39 on Dec. 10, and now directly holds 8,000 shares.

Balazs Fejes, officer, sold 7,770 shares at $20.41 on Dec. 10, and now indirectly holds 469,269 shares.

Harleysville Savings Financial Corp.

Charlotte A. Hunsberger

, director, bought 700 shares at $16.50 on Dec. 10, and now indirectly holds 7,201 shares.

Edward J. Molnar, director, bought 2,000 shares at $14.94 on Dec. 17, and now indirectly holds 91,017 shares.

Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.

Tek Chee Mak

, officer, sold 18,435 shares at $11.62 to $11.90 Dec. 7 to 10 and 2,745 shares at $11.41 to $11.47 on Dec. 17, and now directly holds 66,458 shares.

Charles J. Salmons, officer, sold 3,545 shares at $11.42 to $11.47 on Dec. 17, and now directly holds 23,198 shares.

Nelson Munpun Wong, officer, sold 7,000 shares at $11.82 to $11.89 on Dec. 10, and now directly holds 48,761 shares.

Liberty Property Trust

George J. Alburger Jr.

, chief financial officer, sold 61,035 shares at $34.68 on Dec. 17, and now directly holds 192,596 shares.

National Penn Bancshares Inc.

Christian F. Martin IV

, director, bought 1,059 shares at $9.44 on Dec. 17, and now directly holds 448,220 shares.

Penn National Gaming Inc.

John M. Jacquemin

, director, sold 65,000 shares at $48.55 to $49.49 Dec. 10 to 12, and now directly holds 113,595 shares.

PPL Corp.

Paul A. Farr

, chief financial officer, sold 5,000 shares at $29.00 on Dec. 11, and now directly holds 68,563 shares.

Toll Brothers Inc.

Richard J. Braemer

, director, sold 20,254 shares at $32.63 on Dec. 18, and now directly holds 233,147 shares.

UGI Corp.

Robert F. Beard

, officer, bought 500 shares at $33.11 on Dec. 11, and now directly holds 8,212 shares.

Monica M. Gaudiosi, general counsel, bought 400 shares at $33.01 on Dec. 10, and now directly holds 3,700 shares.

Universal Health Services Inc.

Marc D Miller

, president, sold 31,000 shares at $45.99 to $46.32 Dec. 12 to 14, and now indirectly holds 605,707 shares.

Viropharma Inc.

Paul A. Brooke

, director, sold 60,000 shares at $23.87 on Dec. 13, and now directly holds 104,500 shares.

Colin Broom, officer, sold 74,999 shares at $24.07 on Dec. 10, and now directly holds 37,667 shares.