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Weekly Top Insider Sells: GOOG, KSS, ALXN, and QCOM

Posted
9/3/2012 10:33:00 AM
By: GuruFocus
Referenced Stocks:ALXN;GOOG;KSS;QCOM;TAC

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 153,193 Shares

Executive Chairman of Board of Google Inc ( GOOG ) Eric E Schmidt sold 153,193 shares during the past week at an average price of $684.99.

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 $684.99 with a P/E ratio of 20.08 and P/S ratio of 5.91. 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 July 19, 2012 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 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.

Executive Chairman of Board Eric E Schmidt sold 8,395 shares of GOOG stock on 08/28/2012 at the average price of 676.2. Eric E Schmidt owns at least 60,409 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.3% since.

Kohl's Corporation ( KSS ): Director William S Kellogg sold 900,000 Shares

Director of Kohl's Corporation ( KSS ) William S Kellogg sold 900,000 shares on 08/24/2012 at an average price of $52.19.

Kohl's Corporation operates family oriented, specialty department stores primarily in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast areas of the United States that feature quality, national brand merchandise priced to provide exceptional value to customers. Kohl's Corporation has a market cap of $12.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.19 with a P/E ratio of 12.31 and P/S ratio of 0.67. The dividend yield of Kohl's Corporation stocks is 2.45%. Kohl's Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 12.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Kohl's Corporation the business predictability rank of 4-star .

On Aug. 9, 2012 Kohl's Corporation Kohl's Corporation reported results for the quarter ended July 28, 2012. Kohl's Corporation reported second quarter net income of $240 million ($1.00 per diluted share) compared to $299 million ($1.08 per diluted share) a year ago. Net sales were $4.2 billion, a decrease of 1.0 percent for the quarter. Comparable store sales for the quarter decreased 2.7 percent. Year to date, net income was $394 million ($1.63 per diluted share) compared to $500 million ($1.76per diluted share) a year ago. Net sales were $8.4 billion, an increase of 0.4 percent. Year-to-date comparable store sales decreased 1.3 percent.

Chief Administrative Officer John M Worthington sold 43,888 shares of KSS stock on 05/16/2012 at the average price of 46.98. John M Worthington owns at least

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ): SVP & Pres. ALXN Pharma Int'l Patrice Coissac sold 63,483 Shares

SVP & Pres. ALXN Pharma Int'l of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ) Patrice Coissac sold 63,483 shares on 08/28/2012 at an average price of $107.21.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals develops pharmaceutical products for the treatment of heart disease, and inflammation, diseases of the immune system and cancer in humans. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a market cap of $20.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $107.21 with a P/E ratio of 71.95 and P/S ratio of 26.29.

On July 25 Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. Alexion reported net product sales of Soliris � (eculizumab) of $274.7 million in the second quarter of 2012, compared to $185.7 million for the same period in 2011. Q2 2012 revenues increased 48 percent to $274.7 million, compared to $185.7 million in Q2 2011 Q2 2012 GAAP net income increased 4.4 percent to $36.3 million, or $0.18 per share, compared to GAAP net income of $34.7 million, or $0.18 per share, in Q2 2011; Q2 2012 GAAP net income included $21.8 million of tax expense related to structuring of the Enobia acquisition Q2 2012 non-GAAP net income increased 66 percent to $94.1 million, or $0.47 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $56.8 million, or $0.29 per share, in Q2 2011

EVP, Research & Development Stephen P Squinto sold 50,000 shares of ALXN stock on 07/09/2012 at the average price of 100.44. Stephen P Squinto owns at least 87,662 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 6.74% since.

QUALCOMM, Inc. ( QCOM ): Vice Chairman Steven R Altman sold 284,436 Shares

Vice Chairman of QUALCOMM, Inc. ( QCOM ) Steven R Altman sold 284,436 shares on 08/28/2012 at an average price of $61.43.

QUALCOMM Inc. develops and delivers innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the company's CDMA digital technology. Qualcomm, Inc. has a market cap of $105.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.43 with a P/E ratio of 19.45 and P/S ratio of 7.04. The dividend yield of Qualcomm, Inc. stocks is 1.63%. Qualcomm, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Qualcomm, Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On July 18, 2012 Qualcomm Incorporated announced results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 ended June 24, 2012. Net income: 2 $1.21 billion, up 17 percent y-o-y and down 46 percent sequentially. Diluted earnings per share: $0.69, up 13 percent y-o-y and down 46 percent sequentially.

President & COO Steven M Mollenkopf sold 50,000 shares of QCOM stock on 08/13/2012 at the average price of 61.81. Steven M Mollenkopf owns at least 15,033 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.61% since.

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