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Weekly Top Insider Sells: GPS, TIF, ORCL, APH, HPQ

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider sells during the past week.

Gap Inc (GPS): Honorary Director Doris F Fisher sold 2,536,800 Shares

Honorary Director of Gap Inc (GPS) Doris F Fisher sold 2,536,800 shares during the past week at an average price of $19.2.

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. Gap Inc has a market cap of $11.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.2 with a P/E ratio of 10.6 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Gap Inc stocks is 2.1%. Gap Inc had an annual average earning growth of 10.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Gap Inc the business predictability rank of 2-star.

On January 6, 2011 Gap Inc. reported that December 2010 net sales were flat compared with last year. Net sales for the five-week period ended January 1, 2011 were $2.0 billion compared with net sales of $2.0 billion for the five-week period ended January 2, 2010. The company’s comparable store sales for December 2010 were down 3 percent compared with a 2 percent increase for December 2009.

HOTCHKIS & WILEY and Richard Snow own position in this stock.

Sell: Honorary Director Doris F Fisher sold 2,000,000 shares of GPS stock on 12/10/2010 at the average price of 21.43. Doris F Fisher owns at least 48,207,939 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 10.41% since.

Tiffany & Co (TIF): Director Peter W May sold 600,000 Shares

Director of Tiffany & Co (TIF) Peter W May sold 600,000 shares on 01/20/2011 at an average price of $57.54.

Tiffany & Co. operates jewelry and specialty retail stores and manufactures products through its subsidiary corporations. Tiffany & Co has a market cap of $7.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.54 with a P/E ratio of 22.3 and P/S ratio of 2.6. The dividend yield of Tiffany & Co stocks is 1.7%. Tiffany & Co had an annual average earning growth of 6.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Tiffany & Co the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On November 24, 2010 Tiffany & Co. reported a 14% increase in its worldwide net sales for the third quarter ended October 31, 2010, with growth occurring in all geographic regions. The sales increase and a higher operating margin contributed to a higher-than-expected 27% increase in net earnings; net earnings from continuing operations adjusted to exclude nonrecurring items increased 43% (see attached "Non-GAAP Measures" schedule). In response, management increased its outlook for full year earnings growth.

Mario Gabelli, John Rogers, and Brian Rogers own position in this stock.

Sell: Director Peter W May sold 600,000 shares of TIF stock on 01/20/2011 at the average price of 58.83. Peter W May owns at least 6,232,232 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.19% since.

Oracle Corp (ORCL): EVP - Latin America Div. Luiz Meisler sold 437,500 Shares

EVP - Latin America Div. of Oracle Corp (ORCL) Luiz Meisler sold 437,500 shares during the past week at an average price of $32. Oracle Corporation is one of the world's suppliers of software for information management. Oracle Corp has a market cap of $160.87 billion; its shares were traded at around $32 with a P/E ratio of 17.6 and P/S ratio of 6.1. 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. GAAP operating income was up 27% to $2.8 billion, and GAAP operating margin was 32%. NonGAAP operating income was up 33% to $3.8 billion, and non-GAAP operating margin was 44%. GAAP net income was up 28% to $1.9 billion, while non-GAAP net income was up 34% to $2.6 billion. GAAP earnings per share were $0.37, up 27% compared to last year while non-GAAP earnings per share were up 33% to $0.51. GAAP operating cash flow on a trailing twelve-month basis was $9.1 billion

Lee Ainslie, Ken Heebner, Kenneth Fisher, Ronald Muhlenkamp, PRIMECAP Management, and Bill Nygren own position in this stock.

Sell: EVP - Latin America Div. Luiz Meisler sold 173,000 shares of ORCL stock on 01/13/2011 at the average price of 31.25. Luiz Meisler owns at least 7,253 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.4% since.

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 $55.02.

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.

On January 19, 2011. Amphenol Corporation reported today fourth quarter 2010 diluted earnings per share of $.74 compared to $.50 per share for the comparable 2009 period. Such per share amount for the 2009 period included a one-time charge of $.02 per share relating to the termination of certain interest rate swap agreements as part of the refinancing associated with the Company’s $600 million senior note issuance in November of 2009.

Jean-Marie Eveillard and Steve Mandel own position in this stock.

Sell: CHAIRMAN & EXEC CHAIRMAN Martin H Loeffler sold 30,000 shares of APH stock on 12/09/2010 at the average price of 53.08. Martin H Loeffler owns at least 38,600 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.65% since.

Hewlett Packard (HPQ): EVP, EB Ann M Livermore sold 200,000 Shares

EVP, EB of Hewlett Packard (HPQ) Ann M Livermore sold 200,000 shares on 01/21/2011 at an average price of $45.51.

Hewlett Packard is one of the global providers of computing and imaging solutions and services for business and home. Hewlett Packard has a market cap of $99.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.51 with a P/E ratio of 10 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Hewlett Packard stocks is 0.7%. Hewlett Packard had an annual average earning growth of 22.5% over the past 5 years.

On Nov 22, 2010 announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2010, with net revenue of $33.3 billion, up 8% from the prior-year period including a slight negative currency impact of about one percentage point.

In the fourth quarter, GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $1.10, up 11% from $0.99 in the prior-year period. Non-GAAP diluted EPS was $1.33, up 17% from $1.14 in the prior-year period. Non-GAAP financial information excludes after-tax costs of approximately $0.23 per share and $0.15 per share in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010 and 2009, respectively, related primarily to the amortization of purchased intangibles, restructuring charges and acquisition-related charges.

Brian Rogers, David Tepper, Lee Ainslie, Richard Pzena, and Donald Yacktman own position in this stock.

Sell: EVP HR Alonso Marcela Perez De sold 3,388 shares of HPQ stock on 01/20/2011 at the average price of 46.1. Alonso Marcela Perez De owns at least 51,691 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.28% since.



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