Weekly Top Insider Sells: YHOO, GOOG, LNKD, BRCM

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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 1,712,400 Shares

Director of Yahoo! Inc. ( YHOO ) Daniel S. Loeb sold 1,712,400 shares on 05/31/2012 at an average price of $15.65.

Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet communications, commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services. Yahoo! Inc has a market cap of $18.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.65 with a P/E ratio of 16.8 and P/S ratio of 3.6.

On April 17 Yahoo! Inc. reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition was $1,077 million for the first quarter of 2012, a 1 percent increase from the first quarter of 2011. Income from operations decreased 11 percent to $169 million in the first quarter of 2012, compared to $190 million in the first quarter of 2011.

Executive Vice President and General Counsel Michael John Callahan sold 100,000 shares of YHOO stock on 05/31/2012 at the average price of $15.26. Michael John Callahan owns at least 414,892 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.56% since.

Google Inc.-Cl A ( GOOG ): Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 26,500 Shares

Executive Chairman of Board of Google Inc.-Cl A ( GOOG ) Eric E. Schmidt sold 26,500 shares during the past week at an average price of $580.39.

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Google Inc.-cl A has a market cap of $186.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $580.39 with a P/E ratio of 17.3 and P/S ratio of 4.9. Google Inc.-cl A had an annual average earnings growth of 51.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Google Inc.-cl A 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 3,068 shares of GOOG stock on 05/30/2012 at the average price of $588.01. Eric E. Schmidt owns at least 63,253 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.3% since.

Linkedin Corp.-A ( LNKD ): Senior Vice President Operations David Henke sold 52,500 Shares

Senior Vice President Operations of Linkedin Corp.-A ( LNKD ) David Henke sold 52,500 shares on 06/01/2012 at an average price of $96.

LinkedIn Corporation is an online professional network which allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online, build and engage with their professional network, access shared knowledge and insights, and find business opportunities. Linkedin Corp.-a has a market cap of $9.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $96 with a P/E ratio of 610.1 and P/S ratio of 18.1.

On May 3, 2012 LinkedIn Corporation reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012: Revenue for the first quarter was $188.5 million, an increase of 101% compared to $93.9 million in the first quarter of 2011. Net income for the first quarter was $5.0 million, compared to net income of $2.1 million for the first quarter 2011.

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Erika Rottenberg sold 7,625 shares of LNKD stock on 05/30/2012 at the average price of $98.39. Erika Rottenberg owns at least 20,584 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.43% since.

Broadcom Corp.-A ( BRCM ): Chairman of the Board and CTO Henry Samueli sold 150,000 Shares

Chairman of the Board and CTO of Broadcom Corp.-A ( BRCM ) Henry Samueli sold 150,000 shares on 06/01/2012 at an average price of $34.05.

Broadcom Corporation is a developer of highly integrated silicon solutions that enable broadband digital data transmission to the home and within the business enterprise. Broadcom Corp.-a has a market cap of $17.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.05 with a P/E ratio of 17.6 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Broadcom Corp.-a stocks is 0.3%. Broadcom Corp-a had an annual average earnings growth of 43.5% over the past 5 years.

On May 1, 2012 Broadcom Corporation reported unaudited financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Net revenue for the first quarter of 2012 was $1.827 billion. This represents an increase of 0.4% compared with the $1.820 billion reported for the fourth quarter of 2011 and an increase of 0.6% compared with the $1.816 billion reported for the first quarter of 2011. Net income computed in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for the first quarter of 2012 was $88 million, or $.15 per share (diluted), compared with GAAP net income of $254 million, or$.45 per share (diluted), for the fourth quarter of 2011 and GAAP net income of $228 million, or $.40 per share (diluted), for the first quarter of 2011.

Chief Technical Officer Henry Samueli sold 200,000 shares of BRCM stock on 05/01/2012 at the average price of $36.41. Henry Samueli owns at least 268,459 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.48% since.

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Referenced Stocks: BRCM , GOOG , LNKD , YHOO

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