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Weekly Top Insider Sells: QCOM, GPS, ORCL, HSP and MSFT

December 26, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider sells during the past week.

QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM): EVP & CFO William E Keitel sold 832,359 Shares

EVP & CFO of QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM) William E Keitel sold 832,359 shares during the past week at an average price of $49.44.

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 $79.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.44 with a P/E ratio of 24 and P/S ratio of 7.3. The dividend yield of Qualcomm Inc. stocks is 1.5%. Qualcomm Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 14.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Qualcomm Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On November 3, 2010 Qualcomm Incorporated announced results for the fourth fiscal quarter and year ended September 26, 2010. Revenues: $2.95 billion, up 10 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) and 9 percent sequentially. Operating income: $837 million, up 40 percent y-o-y and 6 percent sequentially. Net income: $865 million, up 8 percent y-o-y and 13 percent sequentially.Diluted earnings per share: $0.53, up 10 percent y-o-y and 13 percent sequentially. Effective tax rate: 17 percent. Operating cash flow: $1.09 billion, down 17 percent y-o-y; 37 percent of revenues



QUALCOMM Inc. is owned by many Gurus. PRIMECAP Management, Private Capital, Steve Mandel, and Lee Ainslie own position in this stock.

Sell: Chairman & CEO Paul E Jacobs sold 30,000 shares of QCOM stock on 12/20/2010 at the average price of 49.73. Paul E Jacobs owns at least 1,478,542 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.58% since.

The Gap Inc. (GPS): Honorary Director Doris F Fisher sold 826,434 Shares

Honorary Director of The Gap Inc. (GPS) Doris F Fisher sold 826,434 shares on 12/16/2010 at an average price of $21.46.

The Gap, Inc. is a global specialty retailer which operates stores selling casual apparel, personal care and other accessories for men, women and children under the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. The Gap Inc. has a market cap of $13.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.46 with a P/E ratio of 11.9 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of The Gap Inc. stocks is 1.9%. The Gap Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Gap Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

On NOVEMBER 18, 2010 – Gap Inc. reported that earnings per share for the third quarter, which ended October 30, 2010, increased 9 percent to $0.48 per share on a diluted basis, compared with $0.44 per share on a diluted basis last year. Net earnings decreased 1 percent to $303 million compared with $307 million for the third quarter last year.



The Gap Inc. is owned by 3 Gurus. HOTCHKIS & WILEY owns position in this stock.

Sell: Honorary Director Doris F Fisher sold 1,250,000 shares of GPS stock on 12/06/2010 at the average price of 21.37. Doris F Fisher owns at least 51,805,535 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.42% since.

Oracle Corp. (ORCL): President Safra Catz sold 500,000 Shares

President of Oracle Corp. (ORCL) Safra Catz sold 500,000 shares on 12/21/2010 at an average price of $31.54.

Oracle Corporation is one of the world's suppliers of software for information management. Oracle Corp. has a market cap of $158.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.54 with a P/E ratio of 17.3 and P/S ratio of 5.9. The dividend yield of Oracle Corp. stocks is 0.6%. Oracle Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 16.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Oracle Corp. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On December 16, 2010 Oracle Corporation announced both fiscal 2011 Q2 GAAP and non-GAAP total revenues were up 47% to $8.6 billion. Both GAAP and non-GAAP new software license revenues were up 21% to $2.0 billion. GAAP software license updates and product support revenues were up 12% to $3.6 billion, while

non-GAAP software license updates and product support revenues were up 12% to $3.7 billion. Both GAAP and non-GAAP hardware systems products revenues were $1.1 billion



Oracle Corp. is owned by many Gurus. Lee Ainslie, Ken Heebner, Kenneth Fisher, PRIMECAP Management, Bill Nygren own position in this stock.

Sell: Director Hector Garcia-molina sold 6,243 shares of ORCL stock on 12/15/2010 at the average price of 30.56. Hector Garcia-molina owns at least 5,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.21% since.

Hospira Inc. (HSP): COO Terrence C Kearney sold 180,000 Shares

COO of Hospira Inc. (HSP) Terrence C Kearney sold 180,000 shares on 12/16/2010 at an average price of $56.62.

Hospira Inc is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company dedicated to Advancing Wellness by developing, manufacturing and marketing products that help improve the safety and efficacy of patient care. Hospira Inc. has a market cap of $9.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.62 with a P/E ratio of 16.6 and P/S ratio of 2.5. Hospira Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 11.2% over the past 5 years.

On Oct. 26, 2010 Hospira, Inc. reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Net sales for the quarter were $949 million, and adjusted* diluted earnings per share were $0.74.

Hospira Inc. is owned by many Gurus. Ronald Muhlenkamp and John Rogers own position in this stock.

Sell: Chief Commercial Officer Ron Squarer sold 30,675 shares of HSP stock on 07/06/2010 at the average price of 58. Ron Squarer owns at least 17,878 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.38% since.

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT): Chief ResearchStrategy Officer Craig J Mundie sold 248,037 Shares

Chief ResearchStrategy Officer of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Craig J Mundie sold 248,037 shares on 12/17/2010 at an average price of $28.3.

Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of software products for a multitude of computing devices. Microsoft Corp. has a market cap of $242.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.3 with a P/E ratio of 12.2 and P/S ratio of 3.8. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corp. stocks is 2.3%. Microsoft Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 12.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Microsoft Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On Oct 28, 2010 Microsoft Corp. announced record first-quarter revenue of $16.20 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2010, a 25% increase from the same period of the prior year. Operating income, net income and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $7.12 billion, $5.41 billion and $0.62 per share, which represented increases of 59%, 51% and 55%, respectively, when compared with the prior year period.



Microsoft Corp. is owned by many Gurus. Richard Perry,Whitney Tilson, John Hussman, David Tepper, and Jean-Marie Eveillard own position in this stock,

Sell: President, Offfice Division Kurt D Delbene sold 50,000 shares of MSFT stock on 12/08/2010 at the average price of 27.12. Kurt D Delbene owns at least 119,443 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.35% since.

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