Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: FSL, HOT, VRSK, HTZ

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data , the largest CFO sells during the past week were: Freescale Semiconductor Ltd., Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., Verisk Analytics Inc. and Hertz Global Holdings Inc.

Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. ( FSL ): Senior VP and CFO Alan Campbell Sold 177,179 Shares

Senior Vice President and CFO Alan Campbell sold 177,179 shares of FSL stock on April 12, 2013 at the average price of $14.45. Alan Campbell owns at least 174,639 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 11.9% since.

Freescale Semiconductor Holdings Ltd. processes semiconductors and solutions for automotive, networking, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. has a market cap of $3.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.73 with a P/S ratio of 0.8.

Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. announced fourth quarter 2012 net sales of $957 million, compared to $1.01 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011. Fourth quarter net loss was $35 million ($0.14 per share) compared to a loss of $6 million ($0.02 per share) prior year quarter.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. ( HOT ): Vice Chairman and CFO Vasant M. Prabhu Sold 139,913 Shares

Vice Chairman and CFO Vasant M. Prabhu sold 139,913 shares of HOT stock on April 11, 2013 at the average price of $64. Vasant M. Prabhu owns at least 156,033 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.33% since.

Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc. was incorporated in 1980 under the laws of Maryland. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has a market cap of $11.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.23 with a P/E ratio of 25.641 and a P/S ratio of 1.87. The dividend yield of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. stocks is 2.04%. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 14.8% over the past 5 years.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts reported fourth quarter 2012 net income of $142 million ($0.72 per share), compared to $167 ($0.85) prior year quarter. Adjusted EBITDA was $325 million. During the fourth quarter, the company paid a dividend of $1.25 per share, and repurchased 3.5 million shares of stock for $180 million.

Verisk Analytics Inc. ( VRSK ): Executive VP and CFO Mark V. Anquillare Sold 40,000 Shares

Executive Vice President and CFO Mark V. Anquillare sold 40,000 shares of VRSK stock on April 10, 2013 at the average price of $60.5. Mark V. Anquillare owns at least 32,039 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.43% since.

Verisk Analytics Inc. is a provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, supply chain, and risk management. Verisk Analytics Inc. has a market cap of $9.94 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.03 with a P/E ratio of 30.7692 and a P/S ratio of 6.39. Verisk Analytics Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 21.7% over the past five years.

Verisk Analytics Inc. has released its fourth quarter 2012 results. Total revenue increased 18.2% year-over-year, and EBITDA increased 19.4% to $189.6 million. Net income was $98.3 million, an increase of 22.4% from the prior year quarter. Also during this quarter, Verisk repurchased $34.8 million of its common stock.

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. ( HTZ ): Executive VP and CFO Elyse Douglas Sold 36,758 Shares

Executive VP and CFO Elyse Douglas sold 36,758 shares of HTZ stock on April 15, 2013 at the average price of $23.09. Elyse Douglas owns at least 183,599 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.73% since.

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 2005 to serve as the top-level holding company for the consolidated Hertz business. Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $9.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.72 with a P/E ratio of 43.8596 and a P/S ratio of 1.1. Hertz Global Holdings Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.2% over the past 10 years.

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. recently reported its fourth quarter 2012 results. EPS for this quarter were $0.33, compared to $0.24 in the same period of 2011. Revenues were $2.3 billion compared to $2 billion prior year quarter.

Senior Vice President, CIO Joseph F. Eckroth, Jr. sold 70,000 shares of HTZ stock on April 2, 2013 at the average price of $23.69.

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Referenced Stocks: FSL , HOT , HTZ , VRSK

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