10-year

Don't Miss This Only Promotion (20% off)

Join GuruFocus Premium Membership Now for Only $279/Year

Save up to $500 on Global Membership.

Don't Miss It !

Free 7-day Trial
All Articles and Columns »

Weekly Top Insider Sells: JBHT, YUM, HNZ, IBM and VMW

July 24, 2011 | About:
guruyt

guruek

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

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT): Director Earl Wayne Garrison Sold 178,200 Shares

Director of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT) Earl Wayne Garrison sold 178,200 shares on 07/19/2011 at an average price of $47.47.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a diversified transportation services and logistics company. J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has a market cap of $5.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.47 with a P/E ratio of 26.4 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. stocks is 1.1%. J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On July 14, 2011, J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced record second quarter 2011 net earnings of $65.7 million, or diluted earnings per share of 53 cents vs. second quarter 2010 net earnings of $52.1 million, or 40 cents per diluted share. Total operating revenue for the current quarter was $1.15 billion, compared with $943 million for the second quarter 2010.

Chairman of the Board James K. Thompson sold 67,776 shares of JBHT stock on 06/01/2011 at the average price of 44.98. Thompson owns at least 14,020 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.54% since.

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM): Chief People Officer Hollan Anne Byerlein sold 145,859 Shares

Chief People Officer of Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) Hollan Anne Byerlein sold 145,859 shares on 07/15/2011 at an average price of $54.57.

Yum! Brands Inc. is the one of the world's largest restaurant companies, with restaurants around the world in numerous countries and territories. Yum! Brands Inc. has a market cap of $25.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $54.57 with a P/E ratio of 20.6 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Yum! Brands Inc. stocks is 1.8%. Yum! Brands Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Yum! Brands Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On July 13, 2011 Yum! Brands Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 11, 2011 including EPS of $0.66, excluding special items. After a special items loss of $0.01, reported EPS was $0.65. Operating profit grew 25% in China and 11% at Yum! Restaurants, international operating profit declined 28% in the U.S., resulting in a worldwide operating profit decline of 2%, prior to foreign currency translation.

COO Emil Brolick sold 8,200 shares of YUM stock on 07/01/2011 at the average price of $56.31. Emil Brolick owns at least four shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.09% since.

H.J. Heinz Co. (HNZ): EVP - Heinz Asia Pacific Christopher John Warmoth sold 128,167 Shares

EVP Heinz Asia Pacific of H.J. Heinz Co. (HNZ) Christopher John Warmoth sold 128,167 shares on 07/18/2011 at an average price of $53.99.

H. J. Heinz Company and its subsidiaries manufacture and market an extensive line of processed food products throughout the world. H.J. Heinz Co. has a market cap of $17.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.99 with a P/E ratio of 17.4 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of H.J. Heinz Co. stocks is 3.6%. H.J. Heinz Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.6% over the past 10 years.

On May 26, 2011 H.J. Heinz Company reported strong fourth-quarter and full-year results for fiscal 2011, a year in which the company delivered record sales of $10.7 billion, record total company net income of $990 million and record operating free cash flow of $1.26 billion while completing key acquisitions in Brazil and China to accelerate its dynamic growth in emerging markets. Earnings per share from continuing operations increased 6.6% to $3.06 from $2.87 a year ago. EPS this year included 2 cents of cost related to closing the Quero acquisition in April 2011.

SVP Chief Supply Chain Officer Robert Paul Ostryniec sold 6,720 shares of HNZ stock on 05/31/2011 at the average price of $54.68. Robert Paul Ostryniec owns at least 28,751 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.26% since.

International Business Machines Corp (IBM): Senior Vice President John E. Kelly III sold 32,684 Shares

Senior Vice President of International Business Machines Corp (IBM) John E. Kelly III sold 32,684 shares during the past week at an average price of $185.18.

IBM uses advanced information technology to provide customer solutions. International Business Machines Corp. has a market cap of $224.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $185.18 with a P/E ratio of 15.5 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of IBM stocks is 1.6%. IBM had an annual average earnings growth of 14.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated IBM the business predictability rank of 2-star.

On July 18, 2011 IBM announced second-quarter 2011 diluted earnings of $3.00 per share, compared with diluted earnings of $2.61 per share in the second quarter of 2010, an increase of 15%. Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings were $3.09 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $2.62 per share in the second quarter of 2010, an increase of 18%.

Second-quarter net income was $3.7 billion compared with $3.4 billion in the second quarter of 2010, an increase of 8%. Operating (non-GAAP) net income was $3.8 billion compared with $3.4 billion in the second quarter of 2010, an increase of 11%.Total revenues for the second quarter of 2011 of $26.7 billion increased 12%t (5%, adjusting for currency) from the second quarter of 2010.

Senior Vice President Timothy S. Shaughnessy sold 2,766 shares of IBM stock on 05/12/2011 at the average price of 172. Timothy S. Shaughnessy owns at least 14,902 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 7.66% since.

VMware Inc. (VMW): Co-President, App. Platform Tod Nielsen sold 46,654 Shares

Co-President, App. Platform of VMware Inc. (VMW) Tod Nielsen sold 46,654 shares on 07/20/2011 at an average price of $106.72.

VMware provides virtualization solutions from the desktop to the data center. Vmware Inc. has a market cap of $44.77 billion; its shares were traded at around $106.72 with a P/E ratio of 112.3 and P/S ratio of 15.8.

On 07/19/11 VMware Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter of 2011. Revenues for the second quarter were $921 million, an increase of 37% from the second quarter of 2010 as reported, and an increase of 35% measured in constant currency. Operating income for the second quarter was $187 million, an increase of 85% from the second quarter of 2010.

10% Owner Corp Emc bought 36,999 shares of VMW stock on 05/31/2011 at the average price of 97.24. Corp Emc owns at least 33,554,236 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 9.75% since.

For the complete list of stocks that bought/sold by their company executives, go to: Insider Buys.

Rating: 3.3/5 (7 votes)

Comments

Please leave your comment:


Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK