Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: EBAY, HD, AGN, M, CMS

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data , the largest CFO sells during the past week were: eBay Inc.( EBAY ), Home Depot Inc. ( HD ), Allergan Inc, Mosaic Capital Corp. ( AGN ), and Communisis Plc ( CMS ).

eBay Inc. ( EBAY ): Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO Robert Holmes Swan Sold 75,856 Shares

Senior vice president of Finance and CFO Robert Holmes Swan sold 75,856 shares of EBAY stock on 11/20/2012 at the average price of $47.93. Swan owns at least 308,803 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.25% since.

EBAY is one of the world's largest online trading communities. It has a market cap of $60.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.01 with a P/E ratio of 23.2 and a P/S ratio of 5.2. EBAY had an annual average earnings growth of 24.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rates ebay Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5 stars .

EBAY. reported a third quarter 2012 revenue of $3.4 billion, an increase of 15% over the same period in 2011. GAAP net income was reported at $597 million ($0.45 per share), a figure that was up 22% over net income for the prior year quarter. Also during this quarter, GAAP operating margin increased to 19.6% from 18.1% last year, and the company generated $1.2 billion in operating cash flow.

Chief technology officer and senior vice president of global product markets Mark T. Carges , and senior vice president of corporate communications, Alan Lee Marks both also recently sold shares of EBAY stock.

Home Depot Inc. ( HD ): Executive Vice President of Corporate Services and CFO Carol B. Tome Sold 65,000 Shares

CFO and executive vice president of corporate services Carol B. Tome sold 65,000 shares of HD stock on 11/19/2012 at the average price of $62.87. Tome owns at least 592,004 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.1% since.

Home Depot is the one of world's largest home improvement retailer. It has a market cap of $93.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $64.82 with a P/E ratio of 21.4 and a P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Home Depot stocks is 1.9%. Home Depot had an annual average earnings growth of 5.3% over the past 10 years.

Home Depot announced third quarter 2012 sales of $18.1 billion, a 4.6% increase over the same quarter last year. Comparable store sales were positive 4.2%, and net earnings were $947 million ($0.63 per diluted share), as compared to earnings of $934 million last year.

Chairman and CEO Francis S. Blake sold 35,000 shares of HD stock on 11/19/2012 at the average price of $62.85. Multiple other insiders also sold shares of HD stock during the past week.

Allergan Inc. ( AGN ): Executive Vice President of Finance and Business Development, and CFO Jeffrey L. Edwards Sold 59,000 Shares

Executive Vice President of Finance and Business Developement, and CFO Jeffrey L. Edwards sold 59,000 shares of AGN stock on 11/20/2012 at the average price of $90.95. Edwards owns at least 20,732 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.14% since.

Allergan Inc. is a provider of eye care and specialty pharmaceutical products throughout the world, with products in the eye care pharmaceutical, ophthalmic surgical device, over-the-counter contact lens care, movement disorder, and dermatological markets. Allergan has a market cap of $27.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $91.99 with a P/E ratio of 22.2 and a P/S ratio of 5. The dividend yield of Allergan stocks is 0.2%. Allergan Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 14.9% over the past 10 years.

Allergan Inc. has released its third quarter 2012 results. For this quarter, the company reported diluted earnings per share of $0.82, compared to earnings of $0.81 prior year quarter. Total net sales were $1.39 billion for the third quarter, an increase of 6.1% year-over-year.

Director Dawn E. Hudson and executive vice president of global technical operations Raymond H. Diradoorian both also sold shares of AGN stock.

Mosaic Capital Corp ( M ): CFO Karen M. Hoguet Sold 57,000 Shares

CFO Karen M. Hoguet sold 57,000 shares of M stock on 11/20/2012 at the average price of $41. Hoguet owns at least 162,418 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.78% since.

Federated Department Stores, through its subsidiaries, is one of the operators of full-line department stores in the United States. Macy's Inc. has a market cap of $172.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.73 with a P/E ratio of 136.7 and a P/S ratio of 6.7. The dividend yield of Macy's Inc. stocks is 0.2%. Macy's had an annual average earnings growth of 1.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rates Macy's Inc. the business predictability rank of 2 stars.

Mosaic Capital Corp. has released its third quarter 2012 results. In this quarter, total revenue rose 227% year-over-year to $22.1 million. Income from operations and adjusted EBITDA increased 297% to $6.8 million, and free cash flow increased 184% to $3.8 million.

Chief merchandising officer Jeffrey Gennette, and chief merchandise planning officer Julie Greiner Weiser both also recently sold shares of M stock.

Communisis Plc ( CMS ): Executive Vice President and CFO Thomas J. Webb Sold 50,000 Shares

Executive vice president and CFO Thomas J. Webb sold 50,000 shares of CMS stock on 11/20/2012 at the average price of 23.49. Webb owns at least 257,488 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.13% since.

CMS Energy Corp. is a diversified energy company operating in the United States and around the world. CMS Energy Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 1% over the past 10 years.

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