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Weekly Top Insider Sells: EL, MSFT, DTE, AVB and KO

November 13, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider sells during the past week.

Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. (EL): Group President, International Cedric Prouve sold 141,666 Shares

Group President, International of Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. (EL) Cedric Prouve sold 141,666 shares on 11/08/2011 at an average price of $115.06.

Estee Lauder Co. is one of the world's manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. has a market cap of $22.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $115.06 with a P/E ratio of 27.79 and P/S ratio of 2.55. The dividend yield of Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. stocks is 0.65%. Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Nov. 3, 2011 the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. reported quarterly results. For the quarter, the company had net sales of $2.48 billion, an 18% increase compared with $2.09 billion reported in the prior-year quarter. The company reported net earnings for the quarter of $278.6 million, a 46% increase compared with $191.1 million last year.

Grat Remainder Trust Fbo 1992 sold 4,000 shares of EL stock on 08/31/2011 at the average price of $97.77. Grat Remainder Trust Fbo 1992 owns at least 621,503 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 17.68% since.

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT): President, Windows Division Steven J. Sinofsky sold 305,561 Shares

President, Windows Division of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Steven J. Sinofsky sold 305,561 shares on 11/08/2011 at an average price of $26.91.

Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of software products for a multitude of computing devices. Microsoft Corp. has a market cap of $225.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.91 with a P/E ratio of 9.97 and P/S ratio of 3.22. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corp. stocks is 2.38%. Microsoft Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 14.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Microsoft Corp. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

On Oct. 20, 2011Microsoft Corp. announced record first-quarter revenue of $17.37 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011, a 7% increase from the same period of the prior year. Operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $7.20 billion, $5.74 billion, and $0.68 per share, which represented increases of 1%, 6%, and 10%, respectively, when compared with the prior year period.

Director William H. Gates III sold 5,000,000 shares of MSFT stock on 10/26/2011 at the average price of 26.54. William H. Gates III owns at least 530,979,055 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.39% since.

DTE Energy Co. (DTE): Retired Executive Chairman of the Board Anthony F. Earley Jr. sold 155,000 Shares

Retired Executive Chairman of the Board of DTE Energy Co. (DTE) Anthony F. Earley Jr. sold 155,000 shares on 11/10/2011 at an average price of $52.26.

DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. DTE Energy Co. has a market cap of $8.85 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.26 with a P/E ratio of 14.09 and P/S ratio of 1.03. The dividend yield of DTE Energy Co. stocks is 4.5%. DTE Energy Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.7% over the past 10 years.

Sr. VP/Corp Affairs & Comm. Paul Christie Hillegonds sold 5,000 shares of DTE stock on 05/18/2011 at the average price of $51.62. Paul Christie Hillegonds owns at least 20,957 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.24% since.

Avalonbay Communities Inc. (AVB): CFO Thomas J. Sargeant sold 60,451 Shares

CFO of Avalonbay Communities Inc. (AVB) Thomas J. Sargeant sold 60,451 shares on 11/08/2011 at an average price of $129.32.

AvalonBay Communities Inc. is a real estate investment trust. Avalonbay Communities Inc. has a market cap of $12.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $129.32 with a P/E ratio of 31.46 and P/S ratio of 13.58. The dividend yield of Avalonbay Communities Inc. stocks is 2.76%.

President Timothy J. Naughton sold 1,245 shares of AVB stock on 06/15/2011 at the average price of 132. Timothy J. Naughton owns at least 138,407 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.03% since.

CocaCola Co. (KO): Group President J. Alexander Douglas Jr. sold 106,483 Shares

Group President of CocaCola Co. (KO) J. Alexander Douglas Jr. sold 106,483 shares on 11/04/2011 at an average price of $68.12.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company and is the producer and marketer of soft drinks. Coca-cola Co. has a market cap of $156.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $68.12 with a P/E ratio of 18.02 and P/S ratio of 4.45. The dividend yield of Coca-cola Co. stocks is 2.76%. Coca-cola Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 7.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Coca-cola Co. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Oct. 18, 2011 the Coca-Cola Company reports strong third quarter and year-to-date 2011 operating results.The Coca-Cola Company reported worldwide volume growth of 5% in the quarter and 6% year-to-date.

Pres., European Group Dominique Reiniche sold 50,000 shares of KO stock on 09/19/2011 at the average price of $70.07. Dominique Reiniche owns at least 115,974 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.78% since.

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