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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Fusionio, LKQ Corp, iStar Financial Inc. and Church & Dwight Co.

December 04, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Fusionio, LKQ Corp, iStar Financial Inc. and Church & Dwight Co.

Fusionio (FIO): Chairman, CEO & President David A. Flynn sold 879,853 Shares

Chairman, CEO & President of Fusionio (FIO) David A. Flynn sold 879,853 shares on 11/28/2011 at an average price of $31.68. Fusion-io, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and retail of storage memory platform that helps data decentralization. Fusionio has a market cap of $2.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.96 with and P/S ratio of 12.6.

Revenue was $74.4 million and net income was $7.2 million GAAP. This was announced in Fusionio fiscal first quarter 2012 financial results.

Chairman, CEO & President David A. Flynn sold 879,853 shares of FIO stock on 11/28/2011 at the average price of 31.68. CFO Dennis P Wolf sold 109,221 shares of FIO stock on 11/28/2011 at the average price of 31.68. The price of the stock has increased by 0.88% since. Chief Legal Officer Shawn J. Lindquist, 10% Owner Charles W Newhall III, 10% Owner C Richard Kramlich, 10% Owner Peter J Barris and 10% Owner Mark W Perry sold 5,249,681 shares of FIO stock on 11/28/2011.

LKQ Corp. (LKQX): Co-CEO Joseph M Holsten sold 98,814 Shares

Co-CEO of LKQ Corp. (LKQX) Joseph M Holsten sold 98,814 shares during the past week at an average price of $29.37. LKQ Corp a nationwide provider of recycled OEM automotive replacement parts and related services, with sales and processing facilities and redistribution centers that reach most major markets in the United States. Lkq Corp. has a market cap of $4.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.93 with a P/E ratio of 22 and P/S ratio of 1.8. Lkq Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 30.5% over the past 10 years.

LKQ Corp. reported their 2011 third quarter results. The Company reported that net sales increase 29% to 784 million and net income was $49.2 million.

Co-CEO Joseph M Holsten sold 184,940 shares of LKQX stock in November and December. Executive VP and CFO John S Quinn sold 1,728 shares of LKQX stock on 07/14/2011 at the average price of 26.23. Senior VP -- Development Walter P Hanley, Director Kevin F Flynn and Senior VP and General Counsel Victor M Casini sold 175,753 shares of LKQX stock in July and December.

iStar Financial Inc. (SFI): Chairman and CEO Jay Sugarman sold 150,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of iStar Financial Inc. (SFI) Jay Sugarman sold 150,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $5.29. iStar Financial Inc. is the publicly traded finance company focused on the commercial real estate industry. Istar Financial Inc. has a market cap of $492 million; its shares were traded at around $5.33 with and P/S ratio of 0.9.

iStar Financial Inc. reported their 2011 third quarter results. The Company reported net income (loss) allocable to common shareholders of ($62.2) million and total revenue of $97.4 million.

Chairman and CEO Jay Sugarman sold 375,000 shares of SFI stock in November and December. Chief Accounting Officer Collin Lee Cochrane sold 12,500 shares of SFI stock on 11/17/2011 at the average price of 6.38. Collin Lee Cochrane owns at least 13,374 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 16.46% since.

Church & Dwight Co. (CHD): Chairman and CEO James Craigie sold 75,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) James Craigie sold 75,000 shares on 11/29/2011 at an average price of $43.71. Church & Dwight Co, Inc. is the world's producer of sodium bicarbonate, (baking soda), a versatile chemical which performs a broad range of functions such as cleaning, deodorizing, leavening and buffering. Church & Dwight Co. has a market cap of $6.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.93 with a P/E ratio of 20.7 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Church & Dwight Co. stocks is 1.6%. Church & Dwight Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Church & Dwight Co. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Church & Dwight Co. reported their third quarter earnings on November 4th, 2011. The Company reported net income of $79.6 million or $0.54 per share.

Chairman and CEO James Craigie sold 145,000 shares of CHD stock in June and November. Executive VP Global New Pdcts Steven P Cugine and Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. Susan E Goldy sold 107,600 shares of CHD stock in September, October and November.

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