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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: HNZ, GTLS, FINL, SQI

April 17, 2011 | About:

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: H.J. HEINZ COMPANY, Chart Industries Inc, and Finish Line Inc, SciQuest Inc

H.J. HEINZ COMPANY (NYSE:HNZ): EVP - President & CEO Europe David Charles Moran sold 119,721 Shares

EVP - President & CEO Europe of H.J. HEINZ COMPANY (NYSE:HNZ) David Charles Moran sold 119,721 shares on 04/12/2011 at an average price of $49.81. H. J. Heinz Company and its subsidiaries manufacture and market an extensive line of processed food products throughout the world. H.j. Heinz Company has a market cap of $16.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.72 with a P/E ratio of 17.08 and P/S ratio of 0.33. The dividend yield of H.j. Heinz Company stocks is 3.55%. H.j. Heinz Company had an annual average earnings growth of 4.7% over the past 10 years.

This Company reported sales grew 1.5% to $2.72 billion, total Company net income grew 19.8% to $274 million and net income from continuing operations rose 3.7% in the 2011 third quarter results.

Chart Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLS): Chairman, CEO and President Samuel F Thomas sold 113,000 Shares

Chairman, CEO and President of Chart Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLS) Samuel F Thomas sold 113,000 shares on 04/12/2011 at an average price of $50.57. CHART INDUSTRIES is a independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment used in the production, storage and end use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases. Chart Industries Inc. has a market cap of $1.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.8 with a P/E ratio of 57.59 and P/S ratio of 2.49.

The Company reported 2010 fourth quarter results. They announced that their net income for the fourth quarter of 2010 was $9.8 million, or $0.33 per diluted share. Net sales for the fourth quarter of 2010 increased 22% to $158.8 million.

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL): CEO, Chairman of the Board Glenn S Lyon sold 100,000 Shares

CEO, Chairman of the Board of Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) Glenn S Lyon sold 100,000 shares on 04/08/2011 at an average price of $20.53. The Finish Line, Inc. together with its wholly owned subsidiary Spike'sHolding, Inc. Finish Line Inc. has a market cap of $1.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.06 with a P/E ratio of 16.33 and P/S ratio of 0.92. The dividend yield of Finish Line Inc. stocks is 0.95%. Finish Line Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 1.6% over the past 10 years.

Net sales increased 2.7% to $384.6 million in the fourth quarter. For the fourth quarter, income from continuing operations of $34.3 million, or $0.63 per diluted share.

SciQuest Inc. (NASDAQ:SQI): President and CEO Stephen J Wiehe sold 100,000 Shares

President and CEO of SciQuest Inc. (NASDAQ:SQI) Stephen J Wiehe sold 100,000 shares on 04/08/2011 at an average price of $14.25. SciQuest Inc. is a provider of on-demand strategic procurement and supplier enablement solutions that integrates customers with their suppliers to improve procurement of indirect goods and services. Sciquest Inc. has a market cap of $300.06 million; its shares were traded at around $14.35 with and P/S ratio of 7.06.

The Company reported total revenue of $11.0 million and non-GAAP net income was $1.3 million, or $0.06 per share.

President and CEO Stephen J Wiehe sold 100,000 shares of SQI stock on 04/08/2011 at the average price of 14.25.

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