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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:
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American Express Co. ( AXP ): President, American Express Co. Edward P. Gilligan Sold 415,646 Shares

President, American Express Co. of American Express Co. ( AXP ) Edward P. Gilligan sold 415,646 shares on 06/03/2013 at an average price of $78.28.

American Express Co. was founded in 1850 as a joint stock association and was incorporated in 1965 as a New York corporation. American Express Co. has a market cap of $84.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.28 with a P/E ratio of 19.57 and P/S ratio of 2.77. The dividend yield of American Express Co. stocks is 1.02%. American Express Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated American Express Co. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star .

On April 17, 2013, American Express Company reported first quarter net income of $1.3 billion, up 2 percent from a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.15, up 7 percent from $1.07 a year ago.

President Global Merchant Services Anre D. Williams sold 26,618 shares of AXP stock on 05/06/2013 at the average price of $70.25. Anre D. Williams owns at least 39,987 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 11.43% since.

Intel Corp ( INTC ): Executive Vice President, GM IAG, CPO David Perlmutter Sold 535,000 Shares

Executive Vice President, GM IAG, CPO of Intel Corp ( INTC ) David Perlmutter sold 535,000 shares on 06/03/2013 at an average price of $25.01.

Intel Corporation was incorporated in California in 1968 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1989. Intel Corp has a market cap of $124.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.01 with a P/E ratio of 12.45 and P/S ratio of 2.42. The dividend yield of Intel Corp stocks is 3.60%. 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 .

On April 16, 2013 Intel Corporation reported first-quarter revenue of $12.6 billion, operating income of $2.5 billion, net income of $2.0 billion and EPS of $0.40. The company generated approximately $4.3 billion in cash from operations, paid dividends of $1.1 billion, and used $533 million to repurchase 25 million shares of stock.

Executive Vice President GM, Tech and Manufacturing Group William M. Holt sold 102,138 shares of INTC stock on 05/28/2013 at the average price of $24.19. William M. Holt owns at least 39,047 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.39% since.

Monster Beverage Corp ( MNST ): President-Monster Beverage Division Mark J. Hall Sold 126,666 Shares

President-Monster Beverage Division of Monster Beverage Corp ( MNST ) Mark J. Hall sold 126,666 shares on 06/07/2013 at an average price of $62.20.

Monster Beverage Corp, formerly known as Hansen Natural Corporation, was incorporated in Delaware on April 25, 1990. Monster Beverage Corp has a market cap of $10.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.20 with a P/E ratio of 34.13 and P/S ratio of 5.35. Monster Beverage Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 46.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Monster Beverage Corp the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

OnMay 8, 2013, Monster Beverage Corporation reported financial results for the first quarter endedMarch 31, 2013. Gross sales for the 2013 first quarter increased 7.3 percent to$555.0 million from$517.3 million in the same period last year. Net sales for the three-months endedMarch 31, 2013 increased 6.5 percent to$484.2 million from$454.6 million a year ago. Gross profit, as a percentage of net sales, for the 2013 first quarter was 52.1 percent, compared with 53.1 percent for the comparable 2012 quarter. Operating expenses for the 2013 first quarter increased to$144.7 million from$114.9 million in the same quarter last year. Operating expenses as a percentage of net sales were 29.9 percent for the 2013 first quarter, compared with 25.3 percent in the same quarter last year. Operating income for the 2013 first quarter decreased 15.0 percent to$107.3 million from$126.3 million in the comparable 2012 quarter. Net income for the 2013 first quarter decreased 16.6 percent to$63.5 million from$76.1 million in the same quarter last year. Net income per diluted share decreased 10.4 percent to$0.37 from$0.41 per diluted share in the 2012 comparable quarter.

Vice Chairman and President Hilton H. Schlosberg sold 20,000 shares of MNST stock on 05/13/2013 at the average price of $53.85. Hilton H. Schlosberg owns at least 22,271,073 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 15.51% since.

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