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Weekly Top Insider Sells: BBBY, PETM, LVS, FDO, and UHN

October 23, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider sells during the past week.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY): Co-Chairman Warren Eisenberg sold 600,000 Shares

Co-Chairman of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Warren Eisenberg sold 600,000 shares on 10/18/2011 at an average price of $61.81.

Bed Bath & Beyond is a nationwide operator of superstores selling predominantly better quality domestics merchandise and home furnishings typically found in better department stores. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has a market cap of $15.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.81 with a P/E ratio of 17.7 and P/S ratio of 1.8. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Senior Vice President Stores Matthew Fiorilli sold 34,400 shares of BBBY stock on 09/26/2011 at the average price of $58.05. Matthew Fiorilli owns at least 168,868 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 6.48% since.

PetSmart Inc. (PETM): Executive Chairman of the Board Philip L. Francis sold 149,926 Shares

Executive Chairman of Board of PetSmart Inc. (PETM) Philip L. Francis sold 149,926 shares on 10/19/2011 at an average price of $47.41.

PetSmart Inc. is a operator of superstores specializing in pet food, supplies and services in the United States. PetSmart Inc. has a market cap of $5.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.41 with a P/E ratio of 20.6 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of PetSmart Inc. Inc. stocks is 1.2%. PetSmart Inc. Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 17% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated PetSmart Inc. Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On Oct. 13, 2011, PetSmart Inc. is raising its previous third-quarter earnings per share guidance to $0.46 to $0.48 from a previous range of $0.41 to $0.45. For the full year, earnings per share guidance is increasing to $2.46 to $2.52 from a previous range of $2.40 to $2.48.

Senior Vice President Human Resources Neil H. Stacey sold 3,673 shares of PETM stock on 07/13/2011 at the average price of 45.9. Neil H. Stacey owns at least 41,661 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.29% 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 10/14/2011 at an average price of $41.29.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a hotel, gaming and retail mall company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nv. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $30.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.29 with a P/E ratio of 24.7 and P/S ratio of 4.4. Las Vegas Sands had an annual average earnings growth of 2.2% over the past 5 years.

On July 26, 2011, 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.

President and COO Michael A. Leven sold 150,000 shares of LVS stock on 07/08/2011 at the average price of $45.28. Michael A. Leven owns at least 3,612 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.81% since.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO): Vice Chair R. James Kelly sold 113,660 Shares

Vice Chair of Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) R. James Kelly sold 113,660 shares on 10/14/2011 at an average price of $59.1.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. is one of the fastest growing discount store chains in the U.S. Family Dollar Stores Inc. has a market cap of $7.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.1 with a P/E ratio of 19 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Family Dollar Stores Inc. stocks is 1.3%. Family Dollar Stores Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Family Dollar Stores Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Sept. 28, 2011, Family Dollar Stores Inc. reported record sales and earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended Aug. 27, 2011. Net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 increased 9.1% to $2.134 billion, compared to $1.957 billion in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010. Net income per diluted share in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 increased 17.9% to $0.66 compared with $0.56 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010. Net sales for fiscal 2011 increased 8.7% to $8.548 billion compared to $7.867 billion in fiscal 2010. Net income per diluted share in fiscal 2011 increased 19.1% to $3.12 compared with $2.62 in fiscal 2010.

Executive Vice President Charles S. Gibson Jr. sold 41,690 shares of FDO stock on 10/10/2011 at the average price of 53.89. Charles S. Gibson Jr. owns at least 49,767 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 9.67% since.

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): Director Richard T. Burke sold 100,000 Shares

Director of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) Richard T. Burke sold 100,000 shares on 10/21/2011 at an average price of $47.92.

UnitedHealth Group Inc. offers health care coverage and related services to help people achieve improved health and well-being through all stages of life. UnitedHealth Group Inc. has a market cap of $51.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.92 with a P/E ratio of 10.7 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of UnitedHealth Group Inc. stocks is 1.4%. UnitedHealth Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 19% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated UnitedHealth Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Oct. 18, 2011, UnitedHealth Group Inc. announced its quarters revenues. Revenues of $25.3 billion increased 7% year over year. Optum revenues increased 22% year-over-year. UnitedHealthCare grew to serve 220,000 additional people in the third quarter and more than 1.4 million people year to date.

Director Richard T. Burke sold 10,000 shares of UNH stock on 06/03/2011 at the average price of $49.2. Richard T. Burke owns at least 2,673,141 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.6% since.

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

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