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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Staples Inc, Ametek Inc, Imax Corp, and Kforce Inc.

July 04, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Staples Inc, Ametek Inc, Imax Corp, and Kforce Inc.

Staples Inc. (SPLS): Chairman and CEO Ronald Sargent sold 325,500 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Staples Inc. (SPLS) Ronald Sargent sold 325,500 shares on 06/24/2011 at an average price of $15.26. Staples.com is creating a business-to-business electronic marketplace offering a comprehensive solution for all of the officeneeds of business customers. Staples Inc. has a market cap of $11.4 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.92 with a P/E ratio of 12.44 and P/S ratio of 0.46. The dividend yield of Staples Inc. stocks is 2.51%. Staples Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 12.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Staples Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Staples Inc. reported their 2011 first quarter results. The Company reported that their total company sales increased two percent to $6.2 billion.



Chairman and CEO Ronald Sargent sold 325,500 shares of SPLS stock on 06/24/2011. Director Robert E Sulentic bought 15,150 shares of SPLS stock on 05/26/2011. Director Mary Elizabeth Burton and Vice Chairman John Mahoney sold 172,500 shares of SPLS stock in April and June.

Ametek Inc. (AME): CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD & CEO Frank S Hermance sold 126,190 Shares

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD & CEO of Ametek Inc. (AME) Frank S Hermance sold 126,190 shares on 07/01/2011 at an average price of $45.35. AMETEK is a global manufacturer of electric motors andelectronic instruments. Ametek Inc. has a market cap of $7.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.63 with a P/E ratio of 23.08 and P/S ratio of 2.97. The dividend yield of Ametek Inc. stocks is 0.53%. Ametek Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 41.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Ametek Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On May 9th, Ametek Inc. reported that on Monday, the company bought Coining Holding Co. for $148 million in cash. Coining Holding Co. has annual sales of about $65 million.

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD & CEO Frank S Hermance sold 126,190 shares of AME stock on 07/01/2011. EXECUTIVE VP & CFO John J Molinelli sold 55,530 shares of AME stock on 06/30/2011. PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS John Wesley Hardin, SENIOR VP-CORP. DEVELOPMENT William D Eginton and PRES. - ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS David A Zapico sold 78,448 shares of AME stock in July and June. Director James R Malone sold 10,875 shares of AME stock in May and June.

Imax Corp. (IMAX): CEO Richard L Gelfond sold 100,000 Shares

CEO of Imax Corp. (IMAX) Richard L Gelfond sold 100,000 shares on 06/30/2011 at an average price of $31.55. Imax Corporation is an entertainment technology company, with particular emphasis on film and digital imaging technologies including giant-screen images, 3D presentations, post-production and digital projection. Imax Corp. has a market cap of $2.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.6 with a P/E ratio of 108.67 and P/S ratio of 8.43.

Imax Corp. announced their 2011 first quarter results and announced that revenues were $45.2 million.

CEO Richard L Gelfond sold 100,000 shares of IMAX stock on 06/30/2011. Director Bradley J Wechsler, Chief Administrative Officer G Mary Ruby, Director Marc A Utay, Exec VP Theatre Development Larry Oreilly and Exec VP Technology Brian Bonnick sold 115,450 shares of IMAX stock in April and May.

Kforce Inc. (KFRC): CEO David L Dunkel sold 98,180 Shares

CEO of Kforce Inc. (KFRC) David L Dunkel sold 98,180 shares on 06/28/2011 at an average price of $13.08. kforce.com is a full-service, web-based specialty staffing firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions for organizations and career management for individuals in the specialty skill areas of information technology, finance & accounting, human resources, engineering, pharmaceutical, health care, legal, e-solutions consulting, scientific and insurance and investments. Kforce Inc. has a market cap of $578.65 million; its shares were traded at around $13.46 with a P/E ratio of 23.61 and P/S ratio of 0.58.

Kforce announced that their revenues were $262.4 Million for their 2011 first quarter results.

CEO David L Dunkel sold 98,180 shares of kfrc stock on 06/28/2011.CFO Joseph J Liberatore sold 5,400 shares of kfrc stock on 04/06/2011.Chief Corporate Dev. Officer Michael R Blackman sold 18,738 shares of kfrc stock in February and April. Sr.VP-Financing & Accounting David M Kelly, Chief Services Officer Michael Ettore, and Chief Customer Dev. Officer Randal Marmon sold 42,735 shares of kfrc stock in March.

For the complete list of stocks that bought by their CEOs, go to: Insider Buys.

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