Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Texas Roadhouse, Cheniere Energy, Hershey Co, and Liquidity Services

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Texas Roadhouse, Cheniere Energy, Hershey Co, and Liquidity Svcs Texas Roadhouse ( TXRH ): Chairman, CEO, 10% Owner Wayne Kent Taylor sold 112,591 Shares

Chairman, CEO, 10% Owner of Texas Roadhouse ( TXRH ) Wayne Kent Taylor sold 112,591 shares on 05/24/2012 at an average price of $18.01. Texas Roadhouse is a growing, moderately priced, full service restaurant chain. Texas Roadhouse has a market cap of $1.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.43 with a P/E ratio of 18.89 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Texas Roadhouse stocks is 2.07%. Texas Roadhouse had an annual average earnings growth of 7.9% over the past 10 years.

Revenues were $324.9 million and net income was $18.9 million for Texas Roadhouse's 2012 first quarter financial results.

Chairman, CEO, 10% Owner Wayne Kent Taylor sold 301,384 shares of TXRH stock in May. CFO Scott Matthew Colosi sold 117,335 shares of TXRH stock on 02/28/2012 at the average price of 16.91. Director Gregory N Moore bought 470 shares of TXRH stock on 02/24/2012 at the average price of 16.95. President Scott Matthew Colosi and COO Steven L Ortiz sold 167,666 shares of TXRH stock in May.

Cheniere Energy ( LNG ): Chairman, CEO & President Charif Souki sold 100,000 Shares

Chairman, CEO & President of Cheniere Energy ( LNG ) Charif Souki sold 100,000 shares on 05/25/2012 at an average price of $15.01. CHENIERE ENERGY is engaged in exploration for oil and gas reserves. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $1.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.6 with and P/S ratio of 6.53.

Cheniere Energy reported their 2012 first quarter financial results. The Compnay reported revenue of $67.0 million and net loss of $19.3 million.

Chairman, CEO & President Charif Souki sold 260,000 shares of LNG stock in March, April and May. Sr. VP - International Jean Abiteboul and Sr. VP - Marketing Howard Davis Thames sold 131,141 shares of LNG stock from February to May.

Hershey Co. ( HSY ): President and CEO John P Bilbrey sold 94,004 Shares

President and CEO of Hershey Co/The ( HSY ) John P Bilbrey sold 94,004 shares on 05/24/2012 at an average price of $68.01. The Hershey Company is a snack food company and the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. Hershey Co/the has a market cap of $14.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.88 with a P/E ratio of 21.54 and P/S ratio of 2.42. The dividend yield of Hershey Co/the stocks is 2.31%. Hershey Co/the had an annual average earnings growth of 5.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Hershey Co/the the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Announced in Hershey Co's 2012 first quarter results, revenue was $1.7 billion and net income was $198.7 million.

President and CEO John P Bilbrey sold 143,904 shares of HSY stock in April and May. EVP CFO & Chief Admin Officer Humberto P Alfonso sold 33,699 shares of HSY stock in March and May. Director James M Mead bought 500 shares of HSY stock on 02/27/2012 at the average price of 60.75. VP CAO David W Tacka, SVP, Global Operations Terence L O'day and SVP, General Counsel & Sec Burton H Snyder sold 93,233 shares of HSY stock in April and May.

Liquidity Svcs ( LQDT ): Chairman of the Board and CEO, 10% Owner William P Angrick Iii sold 100,000 Shares

Chairman of the Board and CEO, 10% Owner of Liquidity Svcs ( LQDT ) William P Angrick Iii sold 100,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $63.04. Liquidity Services, Inc. is a online auction marketplace for wholesale, surplus and salvage assets. Liquidity Svcs has a market cap of $1.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.87 with a P/E ratio of 41.58 and P/S ratio of 5.6.

Liquidity Svcs reported their 2012 second quarter fiscal with revenue of $125.7 million and net income of $18.8 million.

Chairman of the Board and CEO, 10% OwnerWilliam P Angrick III sold 600,000 shares in May and February. CFO, Treasurer James M Rallo sold 16,433 shares of LQDT stock in December, March and April. Director Jaime Mateus-tique, Director Franklin D Kramer, and VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary James Edwin Williams sold 283,833 shares of LQDT stock in May.

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Referenced Stocks: HSY , LNG , LQDT , TXRH

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