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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: APJ, ADTN, KMB, URZ, MOS

January 30, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest CFO sells during the past week are: Amphenol Corp-A, Adtran Inc, Kimberly Clark, Uranerz Energy, and Mosaic Co.

Amphenol Corp-A (APH): SR VP CFO Diana G Reardon Sold 200,000 Shares

SR VP CFO of Amphenol Corp-A (APH) Diana G Reardon sold 200,000 shares on 01/21/2011 at an average price of $53.24. Amphenol Corporation is one of the world's largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems and coaxial and flat-ribbon cable. Amphenol Corp-a has a market cap of $9.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.02 with a P/E ratio of 20.4 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Amphenol Corp-a stocks is 0.1%. Amphenol Corp-a had an annual average earning growth of 11.3% over the past 10 years.

Amphenol Corp-A recently released its fourth quarter 2010 results. For its fourth quarter, the company reports EPS of $0.74 compared to $0.50 prior year quarter. Sales for the fourth quarter were $949.9 compared to $758.3 million prior year quarter. This increase in sales is accredited to stronger demand to the companies Industrial, Mobile Devices, and Aerospace markets.

Hedge Fund Gurus that owns APH: Steve Mandel of Lone Pine Capital, Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc, Bruce Kovner of Caxton Associates, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors. Mutual Fund and Other Gurus that owns APH: Columbia Wanger of Columbia Wanger Asset Management, Westport Asset Management, Jean-Marie Eveillard of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, Chuck Royce of Royce& Associates, Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors.

Sell: SR VP CFO Diana G Reardon sold 200,000 shares of APH stock on 01/21/2011 at the average price of 53.24. The price of the stock has increased by 3.34% since. SR VP & GGM EUR MIL & AERO OPS Luc Walter and CHAIRMAN & EXEC CHAIRMAN Martin H Loeffler also sold shares of APH stock in January.

Adtran Inc (ADTN): Sr Vice President, CFO James E Matthews Sold 80,000 Shares

Sr Vice President, CFO of Adtran Inc (ADTN) James E Matthews sold 80,000 shares on 01/24/2011 at an average price of $41.52. Adtran Inc. is a global provider of networking & communications equipment, with an eighteen year history of profitability & a portfolio of more than one thousand four hundred solutions for use in the last mile of today's telecommunications networks. Adtran Inc has a market cap of $2.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.72 with a P/E ratio of 23.4 and P/S ratio of 4.3. The dividend yield of Adtran Inc stocks is 0.9%. Adtran Inc had an annual average earning growth of 16.1% over the past 10 years.

Adtran Inc. recently announced its fourth quarter 2010 results on January 18, 2011. During this quarter, sales for the company increased by 33 percent to an all time high of $165.32 million. Net income increased 93 percent to $35.96 million compared to prior year quarter.

Hedge Fund Gurus that owns ADTN: Louis Moore Bacon of Moore Capital Management, LP, Stanley Druckenmiller of Duquesne Capital Management, LLC, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors. Mutual Fund and Other Gurus that owns ADTN: Chuck Royce of Royce& Associates, RS Investment Management, John Keeley of Keeley Fund Management, Jeremy Grantham of GMO LLC.

Sell: CEO Thomas R Stanton sold 210,634 shares of ADTN stock on 01/26/2011 at the average price of 41.5. Sr Vice President, CFO James E Matthews sold 80,000 shares of ADTN stock on 01/24/2011 at the average price of 41.52. Sales Carrier Network Robert A Fredrickson sold 100,327 shares of ADTN stock on 01/21/2011.

Kimberly Clark (KMB): Senior VP & CFO Mark A Buthman Sold 60,677 Shares

Senior VP & CFO of Kimberly Clark (KMB) Mark A Buthman sold 60,677 shares on 01/26/2011 at an average price of $65.35. Kimberly-Clark Corporation is one of the consumer products companies. Kimberly Clark has a market cap of $26.4 billion; its shares were traded at around $64.73 with a P/E ratio of 13.9 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Kimberly Clark stocks is 4%. Kimberly Clark had an annual average earning growth of 3.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Kimberly Clark the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Kimberly Clark recently reported its fourth quarter 2010 results. Net income during this quarter was a flat $492 million, no increase from prior year quarter. Revenues for the company increased 2 percent to $5.08 billlion from $4.98 billion prior year quarter. The company also announced plans to restructure its pulp and tissue business which may include selling or closing five to six of its manufacturing plants.

Hedge Fund Gurus that owns KMB: Paul Tudor Jones of The Tudor Group, Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors. Mutual Fund and Other Gurus that owns KMB: John Hussman of Hussman Economtrics Advisors, Inc., NWQ Managers of NWQ Investment Management Co, Robert Olstein of Olstein Financial Alert Fund, Brian Rogers of T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund, Diamond Hill Capital of Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc, Jeremy Grantham of GMO LLC, Bill Frels of Mairs & Power Inc. , Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors, Pioneer Investments, Richard Aster Jr of Meridian Fund, David Dreman of Dreman Value Management, Murray Stahl of Horizon Asset Management, Dodge & Cox.

Sell: Chairman of the Board and CEO Thomas J Falk sold 305,077 shares of KMB stock on 01/27/2011 at the average price of 65.16. Senior VP & CFO Mark A Buthman sold 60,677 shares of KMB stock on 01/26/2011 at the average price of 65.35.

Uranerz Energy (URZ): Sr VP Finance & CFO Benjamin Leboe Sold 56,000 Shares

Sr VP Finance & CFO of Uranerz Energy (URZ) Benjamin Leboe sold 56,000 shares on 01/28/2011 at an average price of $5.05. URANERZ ENERGY CORPORATION is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of properties in the uranium sector. Uranerz Energy has a market cap of $308.8 million; its shares were traded at around $4.44 .

Hedge Fund Gurus that owns URZ: Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies LLC.

Sell: Sr VP Finance & CFO Benjamin Leboe sold 156,000 shares of URZ stock in January. Exec. VP and COO George J Hartman sold 100,000 shares of URZ stock on 01/27/2011 at the average price of 5.26

Mosaic Co/The (MOS): CFO Lawrence W Stranghoener Sold 40,000 Shares

CFO of Mosaic Co/The (MOS) Lawrence W Stranghoener sold 40,000 shares on 01/26/2011 at an average price of $78.96. The Mosaic Company is one of the world's producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic Co/the has a market cap of $35.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $79.78 with a P/E ratio of 26.2 and P/S ratio of 5.3. The dividend yield of Mosaic Co/the stocks is 0.3%. Mosaic Co/the had an annual average earning growth of 21.1% over the past 5 years.

Mosaic Co recently reported its second quarter, 2011 results. During this quarter the company reports net earnings of $1.0 billion, including a tax gain $570 million on its sale of its interest in Fosfertil S.A. This compares to the net earnings of $107.8 million prior year quarter.

Hedge Fund Gurus that owns MOS: Kenneth Fisher of Fisher Asset Management, LLC, George Soros of Soros Fund Management LLC, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors, Louis Moore Bacon of Moore Capital Management, LP. Mutual Fund and Other Gurus that owns MOS: John Buckingham of Al Frank Asset Management, Inc., NWQ Managers of NWQ Investment Management Co, Chuck Royce of Royce& Associates, Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors, Pioneer Investments.

Sell: President and CEO James T Prokopanko sold 52,000 shares of MOS stock on 01/25/2011 at the average price of 74.61. Lawrence W Stranghoener sold 40,000 shares of MOS stock on 01/26/2011 at the average price of 78.96.

For the complete list of stocks that Sold by their CFOs, go to: Insider Buys.


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