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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Yum! Brands Inc, Marchex Inc, iGate Corp, and Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

July 25, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Yum! Brands Inc, Marchex Inc, iGate Corp, and Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM): Chair CEO and Pres David C Novak sold 765,596 Shares

Chair CEO and Pres of Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) David C Novak sold 765,596 shares on 07/22/2010 at an average price of $40.53. Yum! Brands Inc. is the one of the world's largest restaurant companies, with restaurants around the world in numerous countries and territories. Yum! Brands Inc. has a market cap of $19.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.62 with a P/E ratio of 17.7 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Yum! Brands Inc. stocks is 2%. Yum! Brands Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Yum! Brands Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Jul 13, Yum! Brands Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 12, 2010. The Company announced earnings per share of $0.58.

Chair CEO and Pres David C Novak sold 765,596 shares of YUM stock on 07/22/2010 at the average price of 40.53. David C Novak owns at least 267,378 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.69% since. Chief Op and Dev Officer Roger G. Eaton, President Taco Bell Greg Creed, and President US Brand Building Emil Brolick together sold 43,976 shares of YUM stock in July. Chief Public Affairs Officer Jonathan David Blum sold 16,954 shares of YUM stock in June and July.

Marchex Inc. (MCHX): CEO, 10% Owner Russell C Horowitz sold 106,605 Shares

CEO, 10% Owner of Marchex Inc. (MCHX) Russell C Horowitz sold 106,605 shares on 07/21/2010 at an average price of $4.37. Marchex Inc provides technology-based services to merchants engaged in online transactions. Marchex Inc. has a market cap of $171.2 million; its shares were traded at around $4.85 with and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Marchex Inc. stocks is 1.6%.

On May 5, Marchex, Inc. reported its results for the first quarter of 2010 ended March 31, 2010, as well as new strategic developments. The Company reported a revenues of $24.0 million and a GAAP net loss of $68,000.

CEO, 10% Owner Russell C Horowitz sold 400,183 shares of MCHX stock in March, April, May, June, and July. COO Peter Christothoulou and President John Keister together sold 121,250 shares of MCHX stock in April and May.

iGate Corp. (IGTE): President and CEO Phaneesh Murthy sold 100,000 Shares

President and CEO of iGate Corp. (IGTE) Phaneesh Murthy sold 100,000 shares on 07/22/2010 at an average price of $17.07. iGATE Corporation offers a comprehensive range of Information Technology solutions. Igate Corp. has a market cap of $963.6 million; its shares were traded at around $17.43 with a P/E ratio of 24.6 and P/S ratio of 5. The dividend yield of Igate Corp. stocks is 0.7%.

On July 14, iGATE announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. The Company reported revenues of $66.8 and a diluted earnings per share of$0.20.

President and CEO Phaneesh Murthy sold 100,000 shares of IGTE stock on 07/22/2010 at the average price of 17.07. Phaneesh Murthy owns at least 217,829 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.11% since. CFO Sujit Sircar sold 8,856 shares of IGTE stock on 07/21/2010 at the average price of 17.21. Sujit Sircar owns at least 52,815 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.28% since. VP & Regional Manager - Canada Jason Trussell, Chief Delivery Officer-IT Svcs Sean Suresh Narayanan, Director J Gordon Garrett, Director, 10% Owner Sunil Wadhwani, and Director, 10% Owner Ashok Trivedi together sold 4,753,655 shares of IGTE stock in July and April.

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (EBS): CEO and Chairman, 10% Owner Fuad El-hibri sold 233,333 Shares

CEO and Chairman, 10% Owner of Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (EBS) Fuad El-hibri sold 233,333 shares during the past week at an average price of $17.9. EMERGENT BIOSULUTIONS INC. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to one simple mission - to protect life. Emergent Biosolutions Inc. has a market cap of $597 million; its shares were traded at around $19.23 with a P/E ratio of 24.4 and P/S ratio of 2.5.

On May 05, Emergent BioSolutions Inc. announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. The Company announced a revenue of $46.8 million and a net income of $2.5 million.

CEO and Chairman, 10% Owner Fuad El-hibri sold 210,333 shares of EBS stock in April, May, and July. Director Jerome M Hauer sold 35,000 shares of EBS stock in March and May. SVP Product Development Stephen Lockhart sold 10,800 shares of EBS stock on 05/10/2010 at the average price of 15.56. Stephen Lockhart owns at least 6,980 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 23.59% since.

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