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WEEKLY CFO SELLS HIGHLIGHT: ITMN, DISCA, WEC, EMAN, WTW, CAH

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest sells during the past week were: InterMune Inc, Discovery Communications Inc. Series A, WISCONSIN ENERGY CORP, EMAGIN Corp, WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL INC, and CARDINAL HEALTH INC.

InterMune Inc. (ITMN): SVP-Finance & CFO John Hodgman Sold 143,227 Shares

SVP-Finance & CFO of InterMune Inc. (ITMN) John Hodgman sold 143,227 shares on 05/12/2011 at an average price of $40. InterMune Pharmaceuticals Inc. develops and commercializes innovative products for the treatment of serious pulmonary and infectious diseases and congenital disorders. Intermune Inc. has a market cap of $2.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.86 with and P/S ratio of 8.6.

InterMune Inc. has recently released its first quarter 2011 results. The company reported total revenues of $6.4 million compared with $6.1 million prior year quarter. Net loss for the first quarter was $32.1 million compared to a net loss of $34.1 million prior year quarter.

Sell: Chairman, CEO and President Daniel G Welch sold 24,255 shares of ITMN stock on 05/18/2011 at the average price of 37.36. SVP-Finance & CFO John Hodgman sold 143,227 shares of ITMN stock on 05/12/2011 at the average price of 40. John Hodgman owns at least 22,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 5.35% since. SVP-Human Resources Howard Allan Simon sold 109,656 shares of ITMN stock on 05/18/2011 at the average price of 38.78. Other insiders have sold shares of ITMN stock on 5/18/2011 as well.

Discovery Communications Inc. Series A (DISCA): SEVP & CFO Bradley E Singer Sold 100,000 Shares

SEVP & CFO of Discovery Communications Inc. Series A (DISCA) Bradley E Singer sold 100,000 shares on 05/16/2011 at an average price of $43.77. DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC., formerly Discovery Holding Company, is a holding company that conducts operations through its two wholly owned operating subsidiaries, Ascent Media Group, LLC and Ascent Media CANS, LLC, and through its 66. Discovery Communications Inc. Series A has a market cap of $12.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.73 with a P/E ratio of 23.4 and P/S ratio of 3.4. Discovery Communications Inc. Series A had an annual average earnings growth of 115.7% over the past 5 years.

For its first quarter 2011, Discovery Communications Inc. Series A reported revenues of $951 million – a 9% increase from prior year quarter. Net income was $305 million compared to $169 million prior year quarter.

Sell: Pres. & CEO, DNI Mark G Hollinger sold 227,214 shares of DISCA stock on 05/13/2011 at the average price of 44.4. SEVP & CFO Bradley E Singer sold 100,000 shares of DISCA stock on 05/16/2011 at the average price of 43.77. Bradley E Singer owns at least 15,300 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.19% since. SEVP Human Resources Adria Alpert-romm sold 72,877 shares of DISCA stock on 05/10/2011 at the average price of 44.47. Director, 10% Owner John C Malone sold 387,950 shares of DISCA stock throughout May.

WISCONSIN ENERGY CORP. (WEC): Executive Vice President & CFO Frederick D Kuester Sold 100,000 Shares

Executive Vice President & CFO of WISCONSIN ENERGY CORP. (WEC) Frederick D Kuester sold 100,000 shares on 05/16/2011 at an average price of $31.81. Wisconsin Energy Corp. is a holding company with subsidiaries in utility and non-utility businesses. Wisconsin Energy Corp. has a market cap of $7.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.49 with a P/E ratio of 15 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Wisconsin Energy Corp. stocks is 3.3%. Wisconsin Energy Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 2.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Wisconsin Energy Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Sell: Chairman, President, and CEO Gale E Klappa has sold 100,000 shares of WEC stock throughout May. Executive Vice President & CFO Frederick D Kuester sold 100,000 shares of WEC stock on 05/16/2011 at the average price of 31.81. Frederick D Kuester owns at least 56,021 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.01% since. Executive VP & General Counsel James C Fleming sold 123,000 shares of WEC stock on 05/13/2011 at the average price of 31.6. Senior Vice President Charles R Cole sold 118,680 shares of WEC stock on 05/10/2011 at the average price of 31.45.

EMAGIN Corp. (EMAN): CFO Paul C Campbell Sold 95,000 Shares

CFO of EMAGIN Corp. (EMAN) Paul C Campbell sold 95,000 shares on 05/16/2011 at an average price of $7.5. eMagin Corporation is a developer of virtual imaging technology, eMagin combines integrated circuits, microdisplays, and optics to create a virtual image equivalent to the real image of a computer monitor or large screen TV. Emagin Corp. has a market cap of $140.6 million; its shares were traded at around $6.53 with a P/E ratio of 36.2 and P/S ratio of 4.5.

EMAGIN Corp. has recently released its first quarter 2011 results. During this quarter, the company reported revenues of $5.4 million compared to $5.9 million prior year quarter. Net loss during this quarter was $282 thousand compared to a net profit of $880 thousand last year.

Sell: CEO, President Andrew George Jr Sculley sold 72,110 shares of EMAN stock on 05/18/2011 at the average price of 7.02. CFO Paul C Campbell sold a total of 103,383 shares of EMAN stock on 05/18/2011 and 05/16/2011 at the average prices of 7.03 and 7.5 respectively. The price of the stock has decreased by 7.11% since.

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL INC. (WTW): CFO Ann Sardini Sold 60,000 Shares

CFO of WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL INC. (WTW) Ann Sardini sold 60,000 shares on 05/13/2011 at an average price of $82.36. Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the largest provider of weight control programs in the world. Weight Watchers International Inc. has a market cap of $6.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $85.25 with a P/E ratio of 28.3 and P/S ratio of 4.2. The dividend yield of Weight Watchers International Inc. stocks is 0.9%. Weight Watchers International Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Weight Watchers International Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

For its first quarter 2011, WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL INC. reported total revenues of $503.4 million compared to $388 million prior year quarter. Net income was $73.6 million compared to $44.6 million last year. Operating income was reported at $135.7 million compared to $91.4 million prior year quarter.

Sell: CFO Ann Sardini sold 60,000 shares of WTW stock on 05/13/2011 at the average price of 82.36. Ann Sardini owns at least 7,224 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.51% since. President, WW.com & CTO Michael Basone sold 24,750 shares of WTW stock on 05/11/2011 at the average price of 78.72.

CARDINAL HEALTH INC. (CAH): CFO Jeffrey William Henderson Sold 57,854 Shares

CFO of CARDINAL HEALTH INC. (CAH) Jeffrey William Henderson sold 57,854 shares on 05/19/2011 at an average price of $45.25. Cardinal Health, Inc. is one of the providers of products and services to healthcare providers and manufacturers to help them improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare. Cardinal Health Inc. has a market cap of $15.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.92 with a P/E ratio of 17.4 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of Cardinal Health Inc. stocks is 1.7%. Cardinal Health Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 1.5% over the past 10 years.

CARDINAL HEALTH INC. has released its third quarter 2011 results. During this quarter, the company reported revenues of $26.1 billion compared to $24.3 billion prior year quarter. Diluted EPS were $0.71 compared to $0.62 prior year quarter.

Sell: CEO, Pharmaceutical Segment Michael C Kaufmann sold 10,143 shares of CAH stock on 05/05/2011 at the average price of 44.95. CFO Jeffrey William Henderson sold 57,854 shares of CAH stock on 05/19/2011 at the average price of 45.25. Jeffrey William Henderson owns at least 112,053 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.73% since. Other insiders have sold shares of CAH stock in May as well.

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