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Weekly Top Insider Buys: KO, AXP, KMB, HOG, JEF

November 03, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider buys during the past week.

The CocaCola Company (KO): Director Barry Diller Bought 120,000 Shares

Director of The CocaCola Company (KO) Barry Diller bought 120,000 shares on 11/01/2010 at an average price of $61.86.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company and is the producer and marketer of soft drinks. The Cocacola Company has a market cap of $144.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.86 with a P/E ratio of 18.1 and P/S ratio of 4.6. The dividend yield of The Cocacola Company stocks is 2.8%. The Cocacola Company had an annual average earning growth of 8.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Cocacola Company the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

The CocaCola Company is owned by many Gurus: Chris Davis owns 19,479,674 shares as of 06/30/2010, an increase of 43.41% from the previous quarter. Donald Yacktman owns 6,694,413 shares as of 06/30/2010, an increase of 34.07% from the previous quarter. Tom Gayner owns 65,200 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 0.22% of the $1.47 billion portfolio of Markel Gayner Asset Management Corp. Warren Buffett owns 200,000,000 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 21.58% of the $46.44 billion portfolio of Berkshire Hathaway. Many other Investment Gurus also own this stock.

However, European Union Group Dominique Reiniche sold 226,500 shares of KO stock on 10/27/2010 at the average price of 60.44. Dominique Reiniche owns at least 100,170 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.35% since. Senior Vice President Harry L Anderson sold 119,942 shares of KO stock on 10/25/2010 at the average price of 61.5. Harry L Anderson owns at least 41,212 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.59% since.

American Express Company (AXP): Director Theodore Leonsis Bought 20,000 Shares

Director of American Express Company (AXP) Theodore Leonsis bought 20,000 shares on 10/25/2010 at an average price of $42.39.

American Express Company is primarily engaged in the business of providing travel related services, financial advisory services and international banking services throughout the world. American Express Company has a market cap of $50.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.39 with a P/E ratio of 13.8 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of American Express Company stocks is 1.8%.

American Express Company is owned by many Gurus. Andreas Halvorsen bought 2,288,100 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010, which is 1.06% of the $8.58 billion portfolio of Viking Global Investors LP. James Barrow owns 27,426,528 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 2.75% of the $39.62 billion portfolio of Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss. Warren Buffett owns 151,610,700 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 12.96% of the $46.44 billion portfolio of Berkshire Hathaway. Tom Gayner owns 398,173 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 1.08% of the $1.47 billion portfolio of Markel Gayner Asset Management Corp. Ruane Cunniff owns 1,519,796 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 0.74% of the $8.12 billion portfolio of Ruane & Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc.

KimberlyClark Corp. (KMB): SVP & Chief HR Officer Lizanne C Gottung Bought 3,627 Shares

SVP & Chief HR Officer of KimberlyClark Corp. (KMB) Lizanne C Gottung bought 3,627 shares on 10/28/2010 at an average price of $62.95. Kimberly-Clark Corporation is one of the consumer products companies.

Kimberlyclark Corp. has a market cap of $25.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.95 with a P/E ratio of 12.8 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Kimberlyclark Corp. stocks is 4.1%. Kimberlyclark Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 3.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Kimberlyclark Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

KimberlyClark Corp. is owned by 8 Gurus. John Hussman bought 1,366,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2010, which is 1.23% of the $7.2 billion portfolio of Hussman Economtrics Advisors, Inc..

Brian Rogers owns 2,914,000 shares as of 09/30/2010, which accounts for 1.11% of the $17.08 billion portfolio of T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund. NWQ Managers owns 6,223,322 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 2.38% of the $15.72 billion portfolio of NWQ Investment Management Co.

Buy: Director Robert W Decherd bought 1,000 shares of KMB stock on 08/31/2010 at the average price of 64. Robert W Decherd owns at least 32,250 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.64% since.

HarleyDavidson Inc. (HOG): Director George L Jr Miles Bought 1,800 Shares

Director of HarleyDavidson Inc. (HOG) George L Jr Miles bought 1,800 shares on 10/26/2010 at an average price of $31.4. Harley-Davidson is an American motorcycle manufacturer.

Harleydavidson Inc. has a market cap of $7.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.4 with a P/E ratio of 31.3 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Harleydavidson Inc. stocks is 1.3%. Harleydavidson Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 3.5% over the past 10 years.

HarleyDavidson Inc. is owned by several Gurus. Brian Rogers owns 3,192,100 shares as of 09/30/2010, which accounts for 0.53% of the $17.08 billion portfolio of T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund. Chris Davis owns 25,348,817 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 1.05% of the $53.88 billion portfolio of Davis Selected Advisers. Bill Nygren owns 2,012,000 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 1.49% of the $3.01 billion portfolio of Oak Mark Fund.

Jefferies Group Inc. (JEF): Director Ian M. Cumming Bought 75,000 Shares

Director of Jefferies Group Inc. (JEF) Ian M. Cumming bought 75,000 shares on 11/01/2010 at an average price of $24.09.

Jefferies Group, Inc. is a holding company whose affiliated companies, including its principal operating subsidiary, Jefferies & Company, Inc. Jefferies Group Inc. has a market cap of $4.1 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.09 with a P/E ratio of 15.5 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Jefferies Group Inc. stocks is 1.3%.

Jefferies Group Inc. is owned by 4 Gurus. Ian Cumming owns 48,585,385 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 61.46% of the $1.67 billion portfolio of Leucadia National. Tweedy Browne owns 73,235 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 0.06% of the $2.42 billion portfolio of Tweedy Browne CO LLC. John Keeley owns 980,310 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 0.37% of the $5.56 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management. Ron Baron owns 2,244,264 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 0.34% of the $14.08 billion portfolio of Baron Funds.

For the complete list of stocks that bought by their company executives, go to: Insider Buys.


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