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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: TASER International Inc, Stanley Black & Decker, McDonalds Corp, and Becton Dickinson

May 02, 2011 | About:

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: TASER International Inc, Stanley Black & Decker, McDonalds Corp, and Becton Dickinson

TASER International Inc. (NASDAQ:TASR): CEO Patrick W Smith sold 299,000 Shares

CEO of TASER International Inc. (NASDAQ:TASR) Patrick W Smith sold 299,000 shares on 04/27/2011 at an average price of $4.32. Taser International, Inc. develops, assembles and markets less-lethal, conducted energy weapons primarily for use in the law enforcement and corrections market. Taser International Inc. has a market cap of $279.4 million; its shares were traded at around $4.46 with and P/S ratio of 3.2.

TASER International reported first quarter results. They reported net sales of $23.1 million and net income was $20,000.CEO Patrick W Smith sold 299,000 shares of TASR stock on 04/27/2011.CFO Daniel Marc Behrendt bought 4,113 shares of TASR stock on 03/01/2011.

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK): President & CEO John F Lundgren sold 250,000 Shares

President & CEO of Stanley Works (NYSE:SWK) John F Lundgren sold 250,000 shares on 04/26/2011 at an average price of $77.5. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., formerly known as Stanley Works Inc. Stanley Works has a market cap of $12.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $72.65 with a P/E ratio of 18.3 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of Stanley Works stocks is 2.3%.

On April 26, 2011, Stanley Black & Decker reported their 2011 first quarter result. The revenues were announced as $2.4 billion and free cash flow of $61 million.

President & CEO John F Lundgren sold 250,000 shares of SWK stock on 04/26/2011. Director Eileen S Kraus, Pres., Engineered Fastening Michael A Tyll, SVP & CIO/SFS Hubert Jr. Davis, V.P. Corporate Tax Michael A. Bartone and V.P. Treasurer Craig A Douglas sold 81,613 shares of SWK stock in February and March.

McDonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD): Vice Chairman and CEO James A Skinner sold 131,012 Shares

Vice Chairman and CEO of McDonalds Corp. (NYSE:MCD) James A Skinner sold 131,012 shares on 04/25/2011 at an average price of $76.67. McDonald's Corporation develops, operates, franchises and services a worldwide system of restaurants that prepare, assemble, package and sell a limited menu of value-priced foods. McDonalds Corp. has a market cap of $81.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.31 with a P/E ratio of 16.6 and P/S ratio of 3.3. The dividend yield of Mcdonalds Corp. stocks is 3.2%. Mcdonalds Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 17.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated McDonalds Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

McDonalds Corp. announced their 2011 first quarter results. The Company reported that revenues increased 9% to $6111.6 million and net income of $1,209.0 million.

Vice Chairman and CEO James A Skinner sold 131,012 shares of MCD stock on 04/25/2011.Director Roger W Stone, Corp Exec VP, Brand Officer Kevin L Newell, and Corp Sr Vice Pres - Controller Kevin Ozan sold 9,409 shares of MCD stock in April, March and December. Corp Executive Vice President Jeffrey P Stratton sold 25,704 shares of MCD stock in January and March.

Becton Dickinson And Co. (NYSE:BDX): Chairman and CEO Edward J Ludwig sold 116,666 Shares

Chairman and CEO of BECTON DICKINSON AND CO. (NYSE:BDX) Edward J Ludwig sold 116,666 shares on 04/28/2011 at an average price of $85.43. Becton, Dickinson and Co. is engaged principally in the manufacture and sale of a broad line of supplies, devices and systems used by health care professionals, medical research institutions and the general public. Becton Dickinson And Co. has a market cap of $19 billion; its shares were traded at around $85.94 with a P/E ratio of 16.8 and P/S ratio of 2.5. The dividend yield of Becton Dickinson And Co. stocks is 2%. Becton Dickinson And Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 14% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Becton Dickinson And Co. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Becton Dickinson And Co. announced the second quarter results ended March 31, 2011. The Company reported quarterly revenues of $1.992 billion and net income of $312.02 million.

Chairman and CEO Edward J Ludwig sold 216,666 shares of BDX stock in November and April.Senior VP - Human Resources Donna M Boles, President; Chief Operating Ofc Vincent A Forlenza, and ] Sr. VP and General Counsel Jeffrey S Sherman sold 57,711 shares of BDX stock in December and April. Senior Vice President David T Durack sold 3,788 shares of BDX stock in December and April.

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