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According to GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest insider sells during the past week. The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:



Yahoo! Inc ( YHOO ): Director Daniel S. Loeb Sold 11,000,400 Shares

Director of Yahoo! Inc ( YHOO ) Daniel S. Loeb sold 11,000,400 shares on 02/01/2013 at an average price of $20.49.

Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994. Yahoo! Inc., together with its consolidated subsidiaries, is a premier digital media company. Yahoo! Inc has a market cap of $24.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.49 with a P/E ratio of 6.3091 and P/S ratio of 5.0429. Yahoo! Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 15.1% over the past 10 years.

On Jan. 28, 2013, Yahoo! Inc. announced fourth quarter earnings. GAAP net earnings per diluted share was $0.23 in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to $0.24 in the fourth quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP net earnings per diluted share was $0.32 in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to $0.25 in the fourth quarter of 2011. GAAP net earnings per diluted share was $3.28 for the full year of 2012, compared to $0.82 for the prior year. For the full year of 2012, GAAP net earnings included a net gain of $2,755 million, or $2.29 per diluted share, related to the sale of Alibaba shares. Non-GAAP net earnings per diluted share was$1.17 for the full year of 2012, compared to $0.81 for the prior year.

Senior Vice President, Global Controller and CAO Aman S. Kothari sold 21,250 shares of YHOO stock on 10/26/2012 at the average price of $16.75. Aman S. Kothari owns at least 108,424 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 22.33% since.

Idexx Laboratories ( IDXX ): Executive Vice President and CFO Merilee Raines Sold 175,929 Shares

Executive Vice President and CFO of Idexx Laboratories ( IDXX ) Merilee Raines sold 175,929 shares on 02/04/2013 at an average price of $93.55.

Idexx Laboratories is a Delaware corporation and was incorporated in 1983. Idexx Laboratories has a market cap of $5.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $93.55 with a P/E ratio of 30.581 and P/S ratio of 4.122. Idexx Laboratories had an annual average earnings growth of 16.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Idexx Laboratories the business predictability rank of 5-star .

On Jan. 29, 2013 IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. reported that revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 increased 4% to $319.5 million, from $307.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Organic revenue growth1 was 4%. Earnings per diluted share ( EPS ) for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2012 increased 16% to $0.78, compared to $0.67 for the same period in the prior year. Fourth quarter 2012 EPS includes a $3.5 million milestone payment earned related to the 2008 sale of product rights previously included in our pharmaceutical product line, which added $0.04 to EPS. Fourth quarter 2011 EPS included a similar milestone payment, which added $0.03 to EPS. Revenues for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012 increased 6% to $1.293 billion, from $1.219 billion for the year ended Dec. 31, 2011. Organic revenue growth for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012 was 7%. Changes in foreign currency exchange rates reduced revenue growth by 2% and revenue from acquisitions contributed 1% to revenue growth for the year ended December 31, 2012.

Executive Vice President and CFO Merilee Raines sold 7,726 shares of IDXX stock on 11/14/2012 at the average price of $90.27. Merilee Raines owns at least 159,451 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.63% since.

Google Inc. ( GOOG ): Director Kavitark Ram Shriram Sold 20,004 Shares

Director of Google Inc. ( GOOG ) Kavitark Ram Shriram sold 20,004 shares on 02/01/2013 at an average price of $785.6.

Google Inc. was incorporated in California in September 1998 and reincorporated in Delaware in August 2003. Google Inc. has a market cap of $258.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $785.6 with a P/E ratio of 24.3309 and P/S ratio of 5.0531. Google Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 37% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Google Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On Jan. 20, 2011 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter and the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2010. Google reported revenues of $8.44 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, an increase of 26% compared to the fourth quarter of 2009. Google reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs ( TAC ). In the fourth quarter of 2010, TAC totaled $2.07 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues. Google reports operating income, operating margin, net income, and earnings per share ( EPS ) on a GAAP and non-GAAP basis. The non-GAAP measures, as well as free cash flow, an alternative non-GAAP measure of liquidity, are described below and are reconciled to the corresponding GAAP measures in the accompanying financial tables.

Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora sold 1,300 shares of GOOG stock on 02/01/2013 at the average price of $758.2. Nikesh Arora owns at least 248 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.61% since.

LinkedIn Corp ( LNKD ): Senior Vice President, Products, User Experience Dipchand Nishar Sold 64,625 Shares

Senior Vice President, Products, User Experience of LinkedIn Corp ( LNKD ) Dipchand Nishar sold 64,625 shares on 02/01/2013 at an average price of $151.51.

LinkedIn Corp incorporated in Delaware in March 2003 under the name LinkedIn Ltd. Linkedin Corp has a market cap of $16.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $151.51 with a P/E ratio of 1000 and P/S ratio of 20.0401.

On Feb. 7, 2013 LinkedIn Corporation reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2012: Revenue for the fourth quarter was $303.6 million, an increase of 81% compared to $167.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Net income for the fourth quarter was $11.5 million, compared to net income of $6.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter was $40.2 million, compared to $13.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP measures exclude tax-affected stock-based compensation expense and tax-affected amortization of acquired intangible assets.

Senior Vice President, Products, User Experience Dipchand Nishar sold 64,625 shares of LNKD stock on 02/01/2013 at the average price of $124.32. Dipchand Nishar owns at least 50,120 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 21.87% since.

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