Weekly Top Insider Sells: GOOG, SYK, TDG, CIE, EW

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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:



Google Inc. ( GOOG ): Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 101,993 Shares

Executive Chairman of Board of Google Inc. ( GOOG ) Eric E. Schmidt sold 101,993 shares during the past week at an average price of $580.02.

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Google Inc. has a market cap of $189.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $580.02 with a P/E ratio of 17.6 and P/S ratio of 4.99. 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 .

On April 12, 2012 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Google reported revenues of $10.65 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, an increase of 24% compared to the first quarter of 2011.

Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 19,400 shares of GOOG stock on 06/27/2012 at the average price of $570.71. Eric E. Schmidt owns at least 66,658 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.63% since.

Stryker Corporation ( SYK ): Director Ronda E. Stryker sold 54,000 Shares

Director of Stryker Corporation ( SYK ) Ronda E. Stryker sold 54,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $55.1.

Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures and markets specialty surgical and medical products, including orthopaedic implants, bone cement, trauma systems used in bone repair, powered surgical instruments, endoscopic systems, craniomaxillofacial fixation devices, specialty surgical equipment used in neurosurgery and patient care and handling equipment for the global market and provide outpatient physical and occupational rehabilitation services. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $20.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.1 with a P/E ratio of 14.42 and P/S ratio of 2.53. The dividend yield of Stryker Corporation stocks is 1.54%. Stryker Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 12.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Stryker Corporation the business predictability rank of 4.5-star .

On April 17, 2012, Stryker Corporation reported operating results for the first quarter of 2012: Consolidated net sales of $2.2 billion increased 7.2% in the quarter over the prior year, as reported, and 7.4% in constant currency.

Director Ronda E. Stryker sold 27,000 shares of SYK stock on 06/19/2012 at the average price of $54.32. Ronda E. Stryker owns at least 31,187,658 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.44% since.

TransDigm Group Incorporated ( TDG ): Executive Vice President, CFO and Secretary Gregory Rufus sold 19,880 Shares

Executive Vice President, CFO and Secretary of TransDigm Group Incorporated ( TDG ) Gregory Rufus sold 19,880 shares during the past week at an average price of $134.25.

Transdigm Group Incorporated has a market cap of $6.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $134.25 with a P/E ratio of 24.73 and P/S ratio of 5.69. Transdigm Group Incorporated had an annual average earnings growth of 17% over the past five years.

On May 8, 2012 TransDigm Group Incorporated reported results for the second quarter ended March 31, 2012. Net sales for the quarter rose 39.2% to $423.5 million from $304.3 million in the comparable quarter a year ago. Net income from continuing operations for the quarter rose to $81.6 million, or $1.51 per share, compared to $36.7 million, or $0.69 per share in the comparable quarter a year ago.

Executive Vice President Robert S. Henderson sold 6,400 shares of TDG stock on 05/24/2012 at the average price of $124.27. The price of the stock has increased by 8.03% since.

Cobalt International Energy Inc. ( CIE ): Executive Vice President and COO Van P. Whitfield sold 86,414 Shares

EVP, COO of Cobalt International Energy Inc. ( CIE ) Van P. Whitfield sold 86,414 shares on 06/22/2012 at an average price of $23.48.

Cobalt International Energy Inc., through its subsidiary Cobalt International Energy LP Cobalt International Energy Inc. has a market cap of $9.54 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.48.

On May 1, 2012, Cobalt International Energy Inc. announced a net loss of $37 million, or $0.09 per basic and diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012, compared to a net loss of $16 million, or $0.05 per basic and diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011.

Chief Exploration Officer James W. Farnsworth sold 1,580 shares of CIE stock on 03/01/2012 at the average price of $30.33. James W. Farnsworth owns at least 1,999,851 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 22.58% since.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. ( EW ): CVP and CFO Thomas M. Abate sold 15,000 Shares

CVP and CFO of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. ( EW ) Thomas M. Abate sold 15,000 shares on 06/29/2012 at an average price of $103.34.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp., a leader in advanced cardiovascular disease treatments, is the No. 1 heart valve company in the world and the global leader in acute hemodynamic monitoring. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has a market cap of $11.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $103.34 with a P/E ratio of 51.14 and P/S ratio of 7.05. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Edwards Lifesciences Corp. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On April 24, 2012, Edwards Lifesciences Corp. reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, of $65.1 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, compared to net income of $63.9 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the same period in 2011.

CVP Europe Patrick B. Verguet sold 5,000 shares of EW stock on 05/21/2012 at the average price of $83.85. Patrick B. Verguet owns at least 48,260 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 23.24% since.

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Referenced Stocks: CIE , EW , GOOG , SYK , TDG

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