Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: NLSN, BBBY, TXN, INTC, GD

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest CFO sells for this week: Nielsen Holdings NV, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., Texas Instruments Inc., Intel Corp Inc. and General Dynamics.

Nielsen Holdings NV ( NLSN ): CFO Brian West Sold 192,630 Shares

CFO Brian West sold 192,630 shares of NLSN stock on 05/06/2013 at the average price of $36.06. Brian West owns at least 105,913 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.36% since.

Nielsen Holdings NV has a market cap of $13.8 billion; its shares were traded around $36.91 with a P/E ratio of 47.85 and P/S ratio of 2.41. The dividend yield of Nielsen Holdings NV stocks is 0.43%.

Nielsen Holdings NV recently reported first quarter 2013 revenues of $1.37 billion - an increase of 3% over the prior year quarter. Net income for this quarter grew 36% to $34 million (up 53% on a constant currency basis), with adjusted EBITDA increasing 5% to $349 million.

CEO David L. Calhoun , President Stephen Hasker and other insiders have also recently sold shares of NLSN stock.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. ( BBBY ): CFO and Treasurer Eugene A. Castagna Sold 125,000 Shares

CFO and Treasurer Eugene A. Castagna sold 125,000 shares of BBBY stock on 05/07/2013 at the average price of $70.13. Eugene A. Castagna owns at least 133,715 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.43% since.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was founded in 1971. The company and subsidiaries is a chain of retail stores, operating under the names Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB), Christmas Tree Shops ( CTS ), Harmon and Harmon Face Values (Harmon) and buybuy BABY. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has a market cap of $15.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.83 with a P/E ratio of 15.31 and P/S ratio of 1.45. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has released its results for its fiscal fourth quarter 2012 ended March 2, 2013. For this quarter, the company reported net earnings of $373.9 million ($1.68 per diluted share), compared to $351 million ($1.48 per share) in the fourth quarter of 2012. Net sales this quarter were $3.4 billion, an increase of 24.5% from the prior year quarter, with comparable store sales growth of 2.5%. During this quarter, Bed Bath & Beyond repurchased $305 million of its stock.

Texas Instruments Inc. ( TXN ): Senior Vice President and CFO Kevin P. March Sold 120,000 Shares

Ssenior Vice President and CFO Kevin P. March sold 120,000 shares of TXN stock on 05/03/2013 at the average price of $37. Kevin P. March owns at least 344,420 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.11% since.

Texas Instruments Inc. has a market cap of $41.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.04 with a P/E ratio of 22.68 and P/S ratio of 3.34. The dividend yield of Texas Instruments Inc. stocks is 2.35%. Texas Instruments Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 7.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Texas Instruments Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Texas Instruments Inc. has reported its first quarter 2013 results. First quarter profit was $362 million ($0.32 per share), up from the $265 million ($0.22 per share) reported a year ago. First quarter 2013 profits included a $65 million tax benefit. Total revenue for the company decreased 7.6% to $2.89 billion.

Senior Vice President Niels Anderskouv, and multiple other insiders all also sold shares of TXN stock.

Intel Corp ( INTC ): Executive Vice President, Director of Corporate Strategy, CFO Stacy J. Smith Sold 90,000 Shares

Executive Vice President, Director of Corporate Strategy and CFO Stacy J. Smith sold 90,000 shares of INTC stock on 05/03/2013 at the average price of $24.05. Stacy J. Smith owns at least 131,259 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.87% since.

Intel Corp has a market cap of $121.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.50 with a P/E ratio of 12.20 and P/S ratio of 2.37. The dividend yield of Intel Corp stocks is 3.67%. Intel Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 8.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Intel Corp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Intel Corp reported first quarter 2013 revenue of $12.6 billion and net income of $2.0 billion. EPS were $0.40, with operating income at $2.5 billion.

Executive Vice President, GM Sales and Marketing Group Thomas M. Kilroy sold 57,191 shares of INTC stock on 05/09/2013 at the average price of $24.49.

General Dynamics ( GD ): Senior Vice President and CFO Redd Hugh Sold 86,990 Shares

Senior Vice President and CFO Redd Hugh sold 86,990 shares of GD stock on 05/03/2013 at the average price of $75.15. Redd Hugh owns at least 134,807 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.73% since.

General Dynamics has a market cap of $26.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $75.70 with a P/E ratio of 10.60 and P/S ratio of 0.85. The dividend yield of General Dynamics stocks is 2.76%. General Dynamics had an annual average earnings growth of 5.7% over the past 10 years.

General Dynamics reported first quarter 2013 net earnings of $571 million ($1.62 per share), compared to first quarter 2012 earnings of $564 million ($1.57 per share). First quarter 2013 revenues were $7.4 billion, with free cash flow from operations of $429 million.

Chairman and CEO Phebe N. Novakovic sold 69,336 shares of GD stock on 05/02/2013 at the average price of $74.13. Director Robert Walmsley and multiple other insiders have all also recently sold shares of GD stock.

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Referenced Stocks: BBBY , CTS , INTC , NLSN , TXN

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