Weekly Top Insider Sells: COF, GOOG, AMGN, CRM and FIS

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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:



Capital One Financial Corp. ( COF ): Director Groep Nv Ing sold 54,028,086 Shares

Director of Capital One Financial Corp. ( COF ) Groep Nv Ing sold 54,028,086 shares on 09/10/2012 at an average price of $59.37.

Capital One Financial is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide a variety of products and services to consumers using its proprietary information-based strategy. Capital One Financial Corp. has a market cap of $32.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.37 with a P/E ratio of 12.1 and P/S ratio of 2. The dividend yield of Capital One Financial Corp. stocks is 0.4%. Capital One Financial Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 0.2% over the past 10 years.

On July 18, 2012, Capital One Financial Corporation announced net income for the second quarter of 2012 of$92 million, or $0.16 per diluted common share, compared with net income of $1.4 billion, or $2.72 per diluted common share, for the first quarter of 2012, and net income of $911 million, or $1.97 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2011.

Chief Information Officer Robert M. Alexander sold 21,000 shares of COF stock on 03/26/2012 at the average price of $57. Robert M. Alexander owns at least 117,900 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.16% since.

Google Inc. ( GOOG ): Director Kavitark Ram Shriram sold 72,604 Shares

Director of Google Inc. ( GOOG ) Kavitark Ram Shriram sold 72,604 shares on 09/07/2012 at an average price of $709.42.

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Google Inc has a market cap of $224.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $709.42 with a P/E ratio of 20.1 and P/S ratio of 5.9. Google Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 51.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Google Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star .

July 19, 2012, Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Google Inc. completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. (Motorola) on May 22, 2012. Google Inc. reported consolidated revenues of $12.21 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, an increase of 35% compared to the second quarter of 2011. Google Inc. reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs ( TAC ). In the second quarter of 2012, TAC totaled $2.60 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues.

Director John L. Hennessy sold 74 shares of GOOG stock on 09/04/2012 at the average price of $684.9. John L. Hennessy owns at least 4,885 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.58% since.

Amgen Inc. ( AMGN ): Director Kevin W. Sharer sold 349,625 Shares

Director of Amgen Inc. ( AMGN ) Kevin W. Sharer sold 349,625 shares on 09/11/2012 at an average price of $81.37.

Amgen Inc. discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Amgen Inc. has a market cap of $65.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $81.37 with a P/E ratio of 14 and P/S ratio of 4.2. The dividend yield of Amgen Inc. stocks is 1.7%. Amgen Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Amgen Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On July 26, 2012 Amgen announced financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Total revenues increased 13 percent to $4,477 million, with 8 percent product sales growth driven by strong performance across the portfolio. Adjusted EPS grew 34 percent to $1.83 due to 23 percent adjusted operating income growth and lower shares outstanding. Adjusted net income increased 12 percent to $1,433 million

Senior Vice President and CCO Anna Richo sold 5,125 shares of AMGN stock on 08/01/2012 at the average price of $83.06. Anna Richo owns at least 49,465 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.03% since.

Salesforce.com Inc. ( CRM ): Director Craig Ramsey sold 105,582 Shares

Director of Salesforce.com Inc. ( CRM ) Craig Ramsey sold 105,582 shares during the past week at an average price of $159.35.

Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in on-demand business services. Salesforce.com Inc. has a market cap of $20.04 billion; its shares were traded at around $159.35 with a P/E ratio of 764.1 and P/S ratio of 8.8. Salesforce.com Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 43.7% over the past 5 years.

On Aug. 23, 2012, Salesforce.com announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended July 31, 2012. Total second-quarter revenue was $732 million, an increase of 34% on a year-over-year basis. Subscription and support revenues were $687 million, an increase of 35% on a year-over-year basis. Professional services and other revenues were $44 million, an increase of 20% on a year-over-year basis. Second-quarter GAAP net loss per share was ($0.07), and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was $0.42.

Director Alan G. Hassenfeld sold 18,750 shares of CRM stock on 08/30/2012 at the average price of $143.64. Alan G. Hassenfeld owns at least 25,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 10.94% since.

Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS ): Director Thomas M. Hagerty sold 438,698 Shares

Director of Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS ) Thomas M. Hagerty sold 438,698 shares on 09/10/2012 at an average price of $31.7.

Certegy Inc. provides credit, debit and merchant card processing, e-banking, check risk management and check cashing services to financial institutions and merchants worldwide. Fidelity National Information Services has a market cap of $9.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.7 with a P/E ratio of 12.9 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Fidelity National Information Services stocks is 2.5%. Fidelity National Information Services had an annual average earnings growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

On July 17, 2012 Fidelity National Information Services reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Revenue from continuing operations increased 3.1% to $1.46 billion in the second quarter of 2012, compared to $1.41 billion in the second quarter of 2011. GAAP net earnings from continuing operations attributable to common stockholders totaled $155.8 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2012, compared to $126.6 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, in the prior year quarter.

Director Thomas M. Hagerty sold 20,985 shares of FIS stock on 07/30/2012 at the average price of $32.18. Thomas M. Hagerty owns at least 11,497,137 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.49% since.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ( CTSH ): Vice Chairman Lakshmi Narayanan sold 200,000 Shares

Vice Chairman of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ( CTSH ) Lakshmi Narayanan sold 200,000 shares on 09/07/2012 at an average price of $71.

Cognizant Technology Solutions delivers high-quality, cost-effective, full life cycle solutions to complex software development and maintenance problems that companies face as they transition to e-business. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp has a market cap of $19.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $71 with a P/E ratio of 20.6 and P/S ratio of 3.1. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 38.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Vice Chairman Lakshmi Narayanan sold 100,000 shares of CTSH stock on 08/16/2012 at the average price of $65. The price of the stock has increased by 9.23% since.

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