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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Starbucks Corp, Yum! Brands Inc, PVH Corp, and Primoris Services Corp.

December 12, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Starbucks Corp, Yum! Brands Inc, PVH Corp, and Primoris Services Corp.

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX): chairman, president and ceo Howard D Schultz sold 893,300 Shares

Chairman, president and CEO of Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) Howard D Schultz sold 893,300 shares on 12/05/2011 at an average price of $44.23. Starbucks Corporation purchases and roasts whole bean coffees and sells them along with Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related equipments primarily through its company-operated retail stores. Starbucks Corp. has a market cap of $32.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.96 with a P/E ratio of 28.89 and P/S ratio of 2.8. The dividend yield of Starbucks Corp. stocks is 1.55%. Starbucks Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Starbucks Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Starbucks Corp. reported their 2011 fiscal results ended October 2, 2011. Starbucks reported that their total revenue increased 15% on a comparative 13-week basis to $3.0 billion. The Company also reported operating income of $374.2 million.

Chairman, president and CEO Howard D Schultz sold 894,130 shares of SBUX stock in November and December. CFO and CAO Troy Alstead sold 163,914 shares of SBUX stock on 11/30/2011 at the average price of 43.28. Director Myron E Ullman Iii bought 10,000 shares of SBUX stock on 08/11/2011 at the average price of 35.26. Pres, Americas and US Clifford Burrows and evp, general counsel & secy Paula Boggs sold 184,886 shares of SBUX stock in September, November and December.

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM): Chair CEO and Pres David C Novak sold 824,574 Shares

Chair CEO and Pres of Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) David C Novak sold 824,574 shares on 12/09/2011 at an average price of $58.08. 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 $25.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.96 with a P/E ratio of 20.45 and P/S ratio of 2.28. The dividend yield of Yum! Brands Inc. stocks is 2.03%. 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.

Yum Brands Inc. reported their 2011 third quarter financial results ended September 3, 2011. The Company reported net income of $383 million and total revenue of $3.3 billion.

Chair CEO and Pres David C Novak sold 824,574 shares of YUM stock on 12/09/2011 at the average price of 58.08. Chief Public Affairs Officer Jonathan David Blum, SVP GC and CFPO Christain Campbell and COO - Yum Emil Brolick sold 53,429 shares of YUM stock in September, November and December.

PVH Corp. (PVH): Chairman & CEO Emanuel Chirico sold 540,000 Shares

Chairman & CEO of PVH Corp. (PVH) Emanuel Chirico sold 540,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $72.57. PVH Corp. designs and markets branded dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear, footwear and other related products. Pvh Corp. has a market cap of $4.92 billion; its shares were traded at around $71.96 with a P/E ratio of 14.21 and P/S ratio of 1.17. The dividend yield of Pvh Corp. stocks is 0.21%. Pvh Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.3% over the past 10 years.

Total revenue was $1.654 billion and net income was $112.239 million for PVH Corp.’s 2011 third quarter results.

Chairman & CEO Emanuel Chirico sold 540,000 shares of PVH stock on 12/07/2011. COO of Tommy Hilfiger Ludovicus Rudolph Onnink, SVP, Corporate Controller Bruce Goldstein and Director Margaret Jenkins sold 20,407 shares of PVH stock in October, November and December.

Primoris Services Corp. (PRIM): Chairman, CEO & President, 10% Owner Brian Pratt sold 395,161 Shares

Chairman, CEO & President, 10% Owner of Primoris Services Corp. (PRIM) Brian Pratt sold 395,161 shares during the past week at an average price of $14.13. Primoris Services Corporation, through various subsidiaries, operates as one of the largest specialty contractors and infrastructure companies in the United States. Primoris Services Corp. has a market cap of $715.34 million; its shares were traded at around $14.88 with a P/E ratio of 12.29 and P/S ratio of 0.76. The dividend yield of Primoris Services Corp. stocks is 0.86%.

Primoris Services Corp. reported their 2011 third quarter results ended September 30, 2011. The Company reported net sales increased 63.0% to $375.5 million and net income was $19.3 million, or $0.38 per diluted share.

Chairman, CEO & President, 10% Owner Brian Pratt sold 700,000 shares of PRIM stock in November and December. Exec. VP Corp. Dev. John Schauerman, Exec VP, Dir Const Svcs Michael D Killgore, Sr. VP of Acct. & Finance Alfons Theeuwes and Director Stephen C. Cook sold 249,474 shares of PRIM stock in November and December.

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