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Weekly Top Insider Sells: APOL, GOOG,ORCL, APC, and MCK

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

Apollo Group Inc. (APOL): Vice Chrmn of the Board Peter V Sperling sold 460,000 Shares

Vice Chrmn of the Board of Apollo Group Inc. (APOL) Peter V Sperling sold 460,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $42.11.

Apollo Group, Inc. has been providing higher education to working adultsfor over 25 years. Apollo Group Inc. has a market cap of $6.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.11 with a P/E ratio of 7.6 and P/S ratio of 1.2. Apollo Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 23.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Apollo Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Mar 29, 2011 Apollo Group, Inc. reported financial results for the three and six months ended February 28, 2011.The Company reported a loss from continuing operations attributable to Apollo Group for the three months ended February 28, 2011, of $66.6 million, or $0.47 per share (142.4 million diluted weighted average shares outstanding), compared to income from continuing operations attributable to Apollo Group of $103.2 million, or $0.67 per share (155.2 million diluted weighted average shares outstanding) for the three months ended February 28, 2010.

Joel Greenblatt, Andreas Halvorsen, Donald Yacktman, Lee Ainslie, and Mark Hillman own position in this stock.

Sell: Exec Chrmn of the Board, 10% Owner John G Sperling sold 275,000 shares of APOL stock on 04/05/2011 at the average price of 40.95. John G Sperling owns at least 14,079,033 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.83% since.

Google Inc. (GOOG): Director L John Doerr sold 28,148 Shares

Director of Google Inc. (GOOG) L John Doerr sold 28,148 shares on 04/01/2011 at an average price of $578.16.

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Google Inc. has a market cap of $185.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $578.16 with a P/E ratio of 22 and P/S ratio of 6.3. Google Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 58.4% over the past 10 years.

On January 20, 2011 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. Google reported revenues of $8.44 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, an increase of 26% compared to the fourth quarter of 2009. Google reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs (TAC). In the fourth quarter of 2010, TAC totaled $2.07 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues. Google reports operating income, operating margin, net income, and earnings per share (EPS) on a GAAP and non-GAAP basis. The non-GAAP measures, as well as free cash flow, an alternative non-GAAP measure of liquidity, are described below and are reconciled to the corresponding GAAP measures in the accompanying financial tables.

Andreas Halvorsen, Julian Robertson, Wallace Weitz, Ruane Cunniff, and PRIMECAP Management own position in this stock.

Sell: SVP Prod. Mgmt. Jonathan J Rosenberg sold 296 shares of GOOG stock on 04/01/2011 at the average price of 592.51. Jonathan J Rosenberg owns at least 36,445 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.42% since.

Oracle Corp. (ORCL): Executive Vice President-Ops Charles Rozwat sold 470,000 Shares

Executive Vice President-Ops of Oracle Corp. (ORCL) Charles Rozwat sold 470,000 shares on 04/01/2011 at an average price of $33.54.

Oracle Corporation is one of the world's suppliers of software for information management. Oracle Corp. has a market cap of $169.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.54 with a P/E ratio of 17.1 and P/S ratio of 6.3. The dividend yield of Oracle Corp. stocks is 0.6%. Oracle Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 16.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Oracle Corp. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On March 24, 2011 Oracle Corporation announced fiscal 2011 Q3 GAAP total revenues were up 37% to $8.8 billion, while nonGAAP total revenues were up 36% to $8.8 billion. Both GAAP and non-GAAP new software license revenues were up 29% to $2.2 billion. GAAP software license updates and product support revenues were up 13% to $3.7 billion, while non-GAAP software license updates and product support revenues were up 13% to $3.8 billion. Both GAAP and non-GAAP hardware systems products revenues were $1.0 billion. GAAP operating income was up 62% to $3.0 billion, and GAAP operating margin was 34%. Non-GAAP operating income was up 35% to $3.9 billion, and non-GAAP operating margin was 44%. GAAP net income was up 78% to $2.1 billion, while non-GAAP net income was up 42% to $2.8 billion. GAAP earnings per share were $0.41, up 75% compared to last year while non-GAAP earnings per share were up 40% to $0.54. GAAP operating cash flow on a trailing twelve-month basis was $9.9 billion.

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

Sell: Director Donald L Lucas sold 92,500 shares of ORCL stock on 03/29/2011 at the average price of 32.98. Donald L Lucas owns at least 5,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.7% since.

ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP. (APC): SVP, Worldwide Operations Charles Alvin Meloy sold 91,200 Shares

SVP, Worldwide Operations of ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORP. (APC) Charles Alvin Meloy sold 91,200 shares on 04/06/2011 at an average price of $84.71.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the world's largest independentoil and gas exploration and production companies. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has a market cap of $42.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $84.71 with a P/E ratio of 47 and P/S ratio of 3.9. The dividend yield of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. stocks is 0.4%. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 8.5% over the past 10 years.

On Jan 31, 2011 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced that net income from continuing operations attributable to common stockholders totaled $111 million, or $0.22 per share (diluted), for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010. These results include certain items affecting comparability that are typically excluded by the investment community in published estimates. In total, these items decreased net income by approximately $34 million, or $0.07 per share (diluted), on an after-tax basis.(1) Cash flow from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of 2010 was $1.315 billion, and discretionary cash flow totaled $1.298 billion.(2)

John Paulson, Kenneth Fisher, Brian Rogers, and David Dreman own position in this

Sell: Director John R Jr Butler sold 5,000 shares of APC stock on 02/28/2011 at the average price of 81.08. John R Jr Butler owns at least 82,002 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.48% since.

MCKESSON Corp. (MCK): EVP, Group President Paul C Julian sold 90,000 Shares

EVP, Group President of MCKESSON Corp. (MCK) Paul C Julian sold 90,000 shares on 04/05/2011 at an average price of $78.5.

McKesson Corporation, the world's largest health care service and technology company, delivers unique supply and information management solutions that reduce costs and improve quality for its health care customers. Mckesson Corp. has a market cap of $19.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.5 with a P/E ratio of 17.5 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of Mckesson Corp. stocks is 0.9%. Mckesson Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mckesson Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On Jan 31, 2011 McKesson Corporation reported that revenues for the third quarter ended December 31, 2010 were $28.2 billion. Third-quarter earnings per diluted share was 60 cents, which included a pre-tax Average Wholesale Price ("AWP") litigation charge of $189 million ($133 million after-tax or 52 cents per diluted share). Excluding the AWP litigation charge, third-quarter earnings per diluted share from continuing operations was $1.12, which included approximately 10 cents per diluted share of transaction expenses related to the acquisition of US Oncology. For the first nine months of the fiscal year, McKesson had cash flow from operations of $1.3 billion and ended the quarter with cash and cash equivalents of $3.2 billion. During the first nine months of the fiscal year, McKesson repurchased $1.5 billion of its common stock and also paid $126 million in dividends.

Lee Ainslie, Andreas Halvorsen, and Edward Owens own position in this stock.

Sell: EVP, CTO & CIO Randall N Spratt sold 8,000 shares of MCK stock on 02/17/2011 at the average price of 80. Randall N Spratt owns at least 37,051 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.88% since.

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