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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:



Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ): Director William H. Gates III sold 20,000,000 Shares

Director of Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) William H. Gates III sold 20,000,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $31.79.

Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975. It was incorporated in the state of Washington. Microsoft Corporation has a market cap of $266.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.79 with a P/E ratio of 16.4474 and a P/S ratio of 3.5486. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corporation stocks is 2.71%. Microsoft Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 13.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Microsoft Corporation the business predictability rank of 4.5-star .

On April 18, 2013 , Microsoft Corp. announced quarterly revenue of $20.49 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $7.61 billion, $6.06 billion, and $0.72 per share.

Director William H. Gates III sold 7,000,000 shares of MSFT stock on Feb. 6, 2013, at the average price of $27.5. William H. Gates III owns at least 420,986,959 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 15.6% since.

Google, Inc. ( GOOG ): Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 158,700 Shares

Executive Chairman of Board of Google, Inc. ( GOOG ) Eric E. Schmidt sold 158,700 shares during the past week at an average price of $801.42.

Google, Inc. was incorporated in California in September 1998 and reincorporated in Delaware in August 2003. Google, Inc. has a market cap of $266.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $801.42 with a P/E ratio of 24.8139 and a P/S ratio of 5.1546. 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 April 18, 2013, Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Google Inc. reported consolidated revenues of $13.97 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, an increase of 31% compared to the first quarter of 2012. Google Inc. reports advertising revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs ( TAC ). In the first quarter of 2013, TAC totaled $2.96 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues.

Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora sold 805 shares of GOOG stock on April 22, 2013 at the average price of 800.6. Nikesh Arora owns at least 194 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.1% since.

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Referenced Stocks: GOOG , MSFT , TAC

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