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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Kimberly Clark, Adtran Inc, Royal Caribbean, and American Express Co.

January 30, 2011 | About:

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Kimberly Clark, Adtran Inc, Royal Caribbean, and American Express Co.

Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB): Chairman of the Board and CEO Thomas J Falk sold 305,077 Shares

Chairman of the Board and CEO of Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) Thomas J Falk sold 305,077 shares on 01/27/2011 at an average price of $65.16. 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 reported their 2010 fourth quarter results. The Company reported net sales of $5.1 billion and net income of $51 million.

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. SVP & Chief HR Officer Lizanne C Gottung and Director Robert W Decherd bought 4,627 shares of KMB stock in August and October.Director Dennis R Beresford, Vice President and Controller Michael T. Azbell, and President, K-C Healthcare Joanne B Bauer sold 10,650 shares of KMB stock in August and November.

Adtran Inc (NASDAQ:ADTN): CEO Thomas R Stanton sold 210,634 Shares

CEO of Adtran Inc (NASDAQ:ADTN) Thomas R Stanton sold 210,634 shares on 01/26/2011 at an average price of $41.5. 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. reported their 2010 fourth quarter results. The Company announced revenues of $165.3 million and net income of $35.96 million.

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. VP Service Provider Sales P Steven Locke, Sr VP and GM Enterprise Networ Raymond R Schansman, and Chief Technology Officer Kevin W Schneider sold 82,773 shares of ADTN stock in October and January.VP Sales Carrier Network Robert A Fredrickson sold 100,327 shares of ADTN stock on 01/21/2011.

Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL): Chairman & CEO Richard D Fain sold 200,000 Shares

Chairman & CEO of Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL) Richard D Fain sold 200,000 shares on 01/28/2011 at an average price of $46.63. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise vacation company that operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Royal Celebrity Tours. Royal Caribbean has a market cap of $9.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.55 with a P/E ratio of 23.4 and P/S ratio of 1.6. Royal Caribbean had an annual average earning growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

Royal Caribbean announced their 2010 fourth quarter results. The Company reported revenues of $1.6 billion and net income of $42.7 million.

Chairman & CEO Richard D Fain sold 500,000 shares of RCL stock in November and January. Director Bernard W Aronson, Director Thomas Pritzker, EVP, International Michael W Bayley, Director William L Kimsey, and EVP, Maritime Harri U Kulovaara sold 59,367 shares of RCL stock in November.

American Express Co (NYSE:AXP): CEO Kenneth I Chenault sold 170,000 Shares

CEO of American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) Kenneth I Chenault sold 170,000 shares on 01/27/2011 at an average price of $44.56. American Express Company is primarily engaged in the business of providing travel related services, financial advisory services and international banking services throughout the world. Amer Express Co has a market cap of $52.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.86 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Amer Express Co stocks is 1.6%.

American Express Co. reported their fourth quarter results ended December 31, 2010. The Company reported revenues of $7.3 billion and net income of $1.1 billion.

CEO Kenneth I Chenault sold 1,587,857 shares of AXP stock in January and November.Director Theodore Leonsis bought 20,000 shares of AXP stock on 10/25/2010 at the average price of 39.38. Director Jan Leschly, Group Pres., Global Services Stephen J Squeri, EVP, Advertising John D Hayes, and Advisor to the Board Vernon E Jr Jordan sold 290,501 shares of AXP stock in November, December, and January.

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