-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, UxgjitqYBAri+47vCXNto6bDyWrs/+yXw95NAGTfXWwYmILOgHyChYrk8UgVlX3z VXzC4JBUKQjlLtXgR2ZRFw== 0001269678-11-000131.txt : 20110214 0001269678-11-000131.hdr.sgml : 20110214 20110214064329 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001269678-11-000131 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20110214 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20110214 GROUP MEMBERS: JANUS TRITON FUND SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: RUSH ENTERPRISES INC \TX\ CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001012019 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: RETAIL-AUTO DEALERS & GASOLINE STATIONS [5500] IRS NUMBER: 741733016 STATE OF INCORPORATION: TX FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-48505 FILM NUMBER: 11602084 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 555 IH 35 SOUTH CITY: NEW BRAUNFELS STATE: TX ZIP: 78130 BUSINESS PHONE: 8306265200 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 555 IH 35 SOUTH CITY: NEW BRAUNFELS STATE: TX ZIP: 78130 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: JANUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000812295 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: UNKNOWN SIC - 0000 [0000] IRS NUMBER: 753019302 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 151 DETROIT ST. CITY: DENVER STATE: CO ZIP: 80206-4805 BUSINESS PHONE: 3033333863 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 151 DETROIT ST. CITY: DENVER STATE: CO ZIP: 80206-4805 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: JANUS CAPITAL GROUP INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20030103 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: JANUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20020424 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: JANUS CAPITAL CORP DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19931213 SC 13G 1 rushenterprises13g.htm Rush Enterprises, Inc - Form SC 13G

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Amendment No.: *

Rush Enterprises, Inc
(Name of Issuer)

Class B Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)

781846308
(CUSIP Number)

12/31/2010
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)


Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed.

x Rule 13d-1(b)
o Rule 13d-1(c)
o Rule 13d-1(d)

* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).





CUSIP No. 781846308
13G
 
1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON
     Janus Capital Management LLC
     EIN #75-3019302
2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
(a) o
(b) x
3.
SEC USE ONLY
  
4.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
     Delaware
NUMBER OF
5.
SOLE VOTING POWER
SHARES
  907,545**
BENEFICIALLY
6.
SHARED VOTING POWER
OWNED BY
  -0-
EACH
7.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING
  907,545**
PERSON
8.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
WITH
  -0-
9.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
      907,545**
10.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES o
      
N/A
11.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
     8.5%**
12.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
     IA, HC

** See Item 4 of this filing




CUSIP No. 781846308
13G
 
1.
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON
     Janus Triton Fund
     01-0825912
2.
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
(a) o
(b) x
3.
SEC USE ONLY
  
4.
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
     Massachusetts
NUMBER OF
5.
SOLE VOTING POWER
SHARES
  582,628**
BENEFICIALLY
6.
SHARED VOTING POWER
OWNED BY
  -0-
EACH
7.
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING
  582,628**
PERSON
8.
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
WITH
  -0-
9.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
      582,628**
10.
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES o
      
N/A
11.
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
     5.4%**
12.
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
     IV

** See Item 4 of this filing




Item 1.

  (a). Name of Issuer: Rush Enterprises, Inc ("Rush")
     
  (b). Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:
     
    555 I.H. 35 South, Ste. 500
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Item 2.

  (a).- (c). Name, Principal Business Address, and Citizenship of Persons Filing:

    (1) Janus Capital Management LLC ("Janus Capital")
151 Detroit Street
Denver, Colorado 80206
Citizenship: Delaware
       
    (2) Janus Triton Fund
151 Detroit Street
Denver, Colorado 80206
Citizenship: Massachusetts

  (d). Title of Class of Securities: Class B Common Stock
     
  (e). CUSIP Number: 781846308

Item 3.

This statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1 (b) or 13d-2(b) and the person filing, Janus Capital, is an investment adviser in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(ii)(E) as well as a parent holding company/control person in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(ii)(G). See Item 4 for additional information.

Janus Triton Fund is an Investment Company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Item 4. Ownership

The information in items 1 and 5 through 11 on the cover page(s) on Schedule 13G is hereby incorporated by reference.

Janus Capital has a direct 94.5% ownership stake in INTECH Investment Management ("INTECH") and a direct 77.8% ownership stake in Perkins Investment Management LLC ("Perkins"). Due to the above ownership structure, holdings for Janus Capital, Perkins and INTECH are aggregated for purposes of this filing. Janus Capital, Perkins and INTECH are registered investment advisers, each furnishing investment advice to various investment companies registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and to individual and institutional clients (collectively referred to herein as "Managed Portfolios").

As a result of its role as investment adviser or sub-adviser to the Managed Portfolios, Janus Capital may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 907,545 shares or 8.5% of the shares outstanding of Rush Class B Common Stock held by such Managed Portfolios. However, Janus Capital does not have the right to receive any dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, the securities held in the Managed Portfolios and disclaims any ownership associated with such rights.

Janus Triton Fund is an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and is one of the Managed Portfolios to which Janus Capital provides investment advice.

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class

Not applicable.





Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person

The Managed Portfolios, set forth in Item 4 above, have the right to receive all dividends from, and the proceeds from the sale of, the securities held in their respective accounts.

The interest of one person, Janus Triton Fund, an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, in Rush Class B Common Stock amounted to 582,628 shares or 5.4% of the total outstanding Class B Common Stock.

These shares were acquired in the ordinary course of business, and not with the purpose of changing or influencing control of the Issuer.

Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company


Not applicable.

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group

Not applicable.

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group

Not applicable.

Item 10. Certification

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having such purposes or effect.

SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

JANUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC    
     
By /s/ David R. Kowalski
2/14/2011
 
      David R. Kowalski,
      Senior Vice President and CCO
Date
 
     
JANUS TRITON FUND    
     
By /s/ David R. Kowalski
2/14/2011
 
      David R. Kowalski,
      Senior Vice President & CCO
Date
 





EXHIBIT A
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(f) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the persons named below agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of a Statement on Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the Class B Common Stock of Rush Enterprises, Inc and further agree that this Joint Filing Agreement be included as an Exhibit to such joint filings. In evidence thereof, the undersigned hereby execute this Agreement as of the 14th day of February, 2011.


  JANUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC  
     
  By /s/ David R. Kowalski  
        David R. Kowalski, Senior Vice President and CCO  
     
  JANUS TRITON FUND  
     
  By /s/ David R. Kowalski  
        David R. Kowalski,  Senior Vice President & CCO  



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