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Weekly Top Insider Sells:Intuit Inc., Hansen Natural Corp., Las Vegas Sands, McKesson Corp., Campbell Soup Co.

September 18, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider sells during the past week. Intuit Inc. (INTU): Director David H Batchelder sold 5,562,500 Shares

Director of Intuit Inc. (INTU) David H Batchelder sold 5,562,500 shares during the past week at an average price of $49.31.

Intuit's mission is to revolutionize how people manage their financialactivities. Intuit Inc. has a market cap of $14.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.31 with a P/E ratio of 22.6 and P/S ratio of 4. Intuit Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Intuit Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Intuit Inc. announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2011, which ended July 31, and provided initial guidance for fiscal year 2012. The company also announced it will pay shareholders a cash dividend for the first time in its history.Unless otherwise noted, all growth rates refer to the current period versus the comparable prior-year period. Increased revenue by 11 percent, to $3.85 billion. Increased GAAP diluted earnings per share by 13 percent and non-GAAP diluted EPS by 19 percent. Delivered another strong season for Consumer Tax, growing units 12 percent and revenue 13 percent. Achieved double-digit revenue growth in all three Small Business segments, driven by customer growth and improving revenue per customer.

SVP and CFO R Neil Williams sold 122,142 shares of INTU stock on 09/13/2011 at the average price of 46.61. R Neil Williams owns at least 13,021 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.79% since.

Hansen Natural Corp. (HANS): Vice Chairman and President Hilton H Schlosberg sold 100,000 Shares

Vice Chairman and President of Hansen Natural Corp. (HANS) Hilton H Schlosberg sold 100,000 shares on 09/14/2011 at an average price of $92.11.

Hansen Natural Corporation is a holding company and carries on no operating business except through its direct wholly-owned subsidiaries, Hansen Beverage Company and Hard e Beverage Company. Hansen Natural Corp. has a market cap of $8.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $92.11 with a P/E ratio of 33.6 and P/S ratio of 6.3. Hansen Natural Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 64.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Hansen Natural Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Aug. 4, 2011 Hansen Natural Corporation reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Gross sales for the 2011 second quarter increased 27.0 percent to $527.5 million from $415.3 million in the same period last year. Net sales for the three-months ended June 30, 2011 increased 26.4 percent to $462.1 million from $365.7 million a year ago. Gross profit, as a percentage of net sales, for the 2011 second quarter was 52.8 percent, compared with 52.9 percent for the comparable 2010 second quarter.

Vice Chairman and President Hilton H Schlosberg sold 98,012 shares of HANS stock on 08/24/2011 at the average price of 84.88. Hilton H Schlosberg owns at least 11,324,304 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 8.52% since.

Las Vegas Sands (LVS): President and COO Michael A Leven sold 150,000 Shares

President and COO of Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Michael A Leven sold 150,000 shares on 09/09/2011 at an average price of $47.46.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a hotel, gaming, and retail mall company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $34.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.46 with a P/E ratio of 28.5 and P/S ratio of 5.1. Las Vegas Sands had an annual average earnings growth of 2.2% over the past 5 years.

On August 26 Las Vegas Sands Corp. reported record financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net revenue for the second quarter of 2011 was a record $2.35 billion, an increase of 47.1% compared to $1.59 billion in the second quarter of 2010. Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA in the second quarter of 2011 increased 90.4% to $901.6 million, compared to $473.5 million in the year-ago quarter. Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA margin increased 870 basis points to 38.4% in the second quarter of 2011, compared to 29.7% in the second quarter of 2010.

Director George P Koo sold 1,100 shares of LVS stock on 06/16/2011 at the average price of 38.61. George P Koo owns at least 8,759 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 22.92% since.

McKesson Corp. (MCK): EVP, Group President Paul C Julian sold 47,333 Shares

EVP, Group President of McKesson Corp. (MCK) Paul C Julian sold 47,333 shares on 09/13/2011 at an average price of $76.63.

McKesson Corporation, the world's largest health care service and technology company, delivers unique supply and information management solutions that reduce costs and improve quality for its health care customers. Mckesson Corp. has a market cap of $18.87 billion; its shares were traded at around $76.63 with a P/E ratio of 15 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of Mckesson Corp. stocks is 1.1%. Mckesson Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mckesson Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On July 28, 2011 McKesson Corporation reported that revenues for the first quarter ended June 30, 2011 were up 9% to $30.0 billion compared to $27.5 billion a year ago. On the basis of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”), first-quarter earnings per diluted share was $1.13 compared to $1.10 a year ago.

EVP, Group President Patrick Blake sold 18,750 shares of MCK stock on 06/15/2011 at the average price of 83.66. Patrick Blake owns at least 3,243 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.4% since.

Campbell Soup Co. (CPB): Senior Vice President Ellen O Kaden sold 108,000 Shares

Senior Vice President of Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) Ellen O Kaden sold 108,000 shares on 09/08/2011 at an average price of $31.36.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, is a global manufacturer and marketer of high quality, branded convenience food products. Campbell Soup Co. has a market cap of $10.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.36 with a P/E ratio of 12.4 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Campbell Soup Co. stocks is 3.8%. Campbell Soup Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 3% over the past 10 years.

On Sept. 2, 2011 Campbell Soup Company reported its results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. Net earnings for the quarter ended July 31, 2011, were $100 million, or $0.31 per share, compared with $113 million, or $0.33 per share, in the prior year. The current quarter’s reported net earnings included charges associated with previously announced restructuring initiatives. Excluding these charges, adjusted net earnings increased 25 percent to $141 million, and adjusted net earnings per share increased 30 percent to $0.43 in the current quarter.

Senior Vice President Ellen O Kaden sold 108,000 shares of CPB stock on 09/08/2011 at the average price of 31.61. Ellen O Kaden owns at least 311,018 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.79% since.

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