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Weekly Top Insider Sells: DG, VMED, NVDA, HANS and LVS

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider sells during the past week.

Dollar General (DG): Director Adrian M. Jones sold 6,059,441 Shares

Director of Dollar General (DG) Adrian M. Jones sold 6,059,441 shares on 12/12/2011 at an average price of $41.02.

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the U.S. Dollar General has a market cap of $13.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.02 with a P/E ratio of 20.1 and P/S ratio of 1.1.

Executive Vice President Global Supply Chain John W. Flanigan sold 20,032 shares of DG stock on 12/12/2011 at the average price of $37.64. John W. Flanigan owns at least 21,498 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 8.98% since.

Virgin Media Inc. (VMED): Director James Mooney sold 1,200,000 Shares

Director of Virgin Media Inc. (VMED) James Mooney sold 1,200,000 shares on 12/14/2011 at an average price of $20.95.

Telewest Global is a broadband communications and media group. Virgin Media Inc. has a market cap of $6.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.95 with a P/E ratio of 76.3 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Virgin Media Inc. stocks is 0.7%. Virgin Media Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 8% over the past 5 years.

On Oct. 27, 2011 Virgin Media Inc. announced results for the nine months and quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011. Sustained progress and strong cash generation revenue growth of 3.3% for nine months. Quarterly revenue growth of 2.2% to £1bn OCF up 2.8% to £398m for the quarter. Operating income up 49% for nine months, up 26% to £128m for the quarter.

Director George R. Zoffinger sold 62,500 shares of VMED stock on 09/01/2011 at the average price of $25.55. George R. Zoffinger owns at least 10,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 18% since.

NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA): EVP, Worldwide Sales Ajay K. Puri sold 503,132 Shares

Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales of NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA) Ajay K. Puri sold 503,132 shares on 12/09/2011 at an average price of $13.51.

NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops and markets a "top-to-bottom" family of award-winning 3D graphics processors, graphics processing units and related software that set the standard for performance, quality and features for every type of desktop personal computer user, from professional workstations to low-cost computers. Nvidia Corp. has a market cap of $8.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $13.51 with a P/E ratio of 14.3 and P/S ratio of 2.4.

NVIDIA reported revenue of $1.07 billion for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 ended Oct. 30, 2011, up 4.9 percent from the prior quarter, and up 26.3 percent from $843.9 million in the same period a year earlier. On a GAAP basis, the company recorded net income of $178.3 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. That compares with net income of $151.6 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, in the prior quarter and $84.9 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, in the same period a year earlier.

Director Harvey C. Jones sold 150,000 shares of NVDA stock on 07/21/2011 at the average price of $14.38. Harvey C. Jones owns at least 833,460 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.05% since.

Hansen Natural Corp. (HANS): Vice Chairman and President Hilton H. Schlosberg sold 72,430 Shares

Vice Chairman and President of Hansen Natural Corp. (HANS) Hilton H. Schlosberg sold 72,430 shares on 12/13/2011 at an average price of $95.89.

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 $8.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $95.89 with a P/E ratio of 31.9 and P/S ratio of 6.2. 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 Nov. 3, 2011 Hansen Natural Corporation reported record sales and profits for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2011. Gross sales for the 2011 third quarter increased 25.0 percent to $548.1 million from $438.6 million in the same period last year. Net sales for the three-months ended Sept. 30, 2011 increased 24.4 percent to $474.7 million from $381.5 million a year ago. Net income per diluted share increased 23.3 percent to $0.88 from $0.72 per diluted share in the 2010 comparable quarter. Net sales for the Company's DSD segment for the 2011 third quarter increased 25.3 percent to $447.1 million from $356.7 million for the same period in 2010. Gross sales to customers outside the U.S. rose to $116.8 million in the 2011 third quarter, compared with $69.8 million in the corresponding quarter in 2010.

Director Benjamin Polk sold 9,600 shares of HANS stock on 08/26/2011 at the average price of 84.12. The price of the stock has increased by 13.99% 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 12/09/2011 at an average price of $41.53.

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 $31.85 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.53 with a P/E ratio of 23.1 and P/S ratio of 4.7. Las Vegas Sands had an annual average earnings growth of 2.2% over the past 5 years.

On November 27, 2011 Las Vegas Sands Corp. reported record financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net revenue for the third quarter of 2011 was a record $2.41 billion, an increase of 26.2% compared to $1.91 billion in the third quarter of 2010. The increase in operating income was principally due to stronger results across our portfolio of properties in the U.S., Macau and at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

President and COO Michael A. Leven sold 150,000 shares of LVS stock on 08/12/2011 at the average price of $43.58. Michael A. Leven owns at least 3,612 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.7% since.

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