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Weekly Top Insider Sells: VTR, INTU, HUM, VNO and BRCM

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

Ventas Inc. (VTR): Director Matthew J. Lustig sold 21,070,658 Shares

Director of Ventas Inc. (VTR) Matthew J. Lustig sold 21,070,658 shares on 01/03/2012 at an average price of $53.7.

Ventas Inc. is a healthcare real estate investment trust. Ventas Inc. has a market cap of $15.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.7 with a P/E ratio of 16.7 and P/S ratio of 15.1. The dividend yield of Ventas Inc. stocks is 4.2%. Ventas Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 6.5% over the past 10 years.

On Nov. 4, 2011, Ventas Inc. reported results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011. Net income increased approximately 120 percent to $255.1 million, from $115.4 million for the comparable 2010 period. Normalized FFO per diluted common share was $0.88 for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011, an increase of 20.5 percent from $0.73 for the comparable 2010 period.

Director Douglas M. Pasquale sold 1,250 shares of VTR stock on 12/29/2011 at the average price of $55.5. Douglas M. Pasquale owns at least 183,135 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.24% since.

Intuit Inc. (INTU): Director David H. Batchelder sold 371,588 Shares

Director of Intuit Inc. (INTU) David H. Batchelder sold 371,588 shares on 01/03/2012 at an average price of $53.12.

Intuit Inc. has a market cap of $15.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.12 with a P/E ratio of 24.1 and P/S ratio of 4.1. The dividend yield of Intuit Inc. stocks is 1.1%. Intuit Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 15.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Intuit Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Nov. 17, 2011 Intuit Inc. announced financial results for its first fiscal quarter, which ended October 31, and reiterated guidance for the full fiscal year 2012. It increased revenue by 12 percent, to $594 million. It reported first quarter fiscal 2012 operating loss narrowed significantly compared to the first quarter last year.

Director Michael R. Hallman sold 50,000 shares of INTU stock on 12/20/2011 at the average price of $53.66. Michael R. Hallman owns at least 191,256 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.01% since.

Vornado Realty Trust (VNO): Chairman Steven Roth sold 174,695 Shares

Chairman of Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Steven Roth sold 174,695 shares on 01/03/2012 at an average price of $76.94.

Vornado Realty Trust is a fully integrated real estate investment trust. Vornado Realty Trust has a market cap of $14.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $76.94 with a P/E ratio of 14.3 and P/S ratio of 5.1. The dividend yield of Vornado Realty Trust stocks is 3.6%. Vornado Realty Trust had an annual average earnings growth of 3.2% over the past 10 years.

On Nov. 4, 2011, the company reported quarterly results for quarter ended on Sept. 30, 2011. Net Income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011 was $41.1 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, compared to $95.2 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2010.

President VNO/Smith Division Mitchell N. Schear sold 12,500 shares of VNO stock on 11/07/2011 at the average price of $80.04. Mitchell N. Schear owns at least 28,666 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.87% since.

Humana Inc. (HUM): Senior Vice President Senior Products Thomas J. Liston sold 73,740 Shares

Senior Vice President Senior Products of Humana Inc. (HUM) Thomas J. Liston sold 73,740 shares on 12/30/2011 at an average price of $92.25.

Humana Inc. is a health services company that facilitates the delivery of health care services through networks of providers to its medical members. Humana Inc. has a market cap of $15.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $92.25 with a P/E ratio of 11.2 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Humana Inc. stocks is 1.1%. Humana Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 23.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Humana Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Oct. 31, 2011, Humana Inc. reported diluted earnings per common share (EPS) for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011 of $2.67, compared to $2.32 per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2010. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2011 the company reported $7.24 in EPS compared to $5.84 for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2010.

Third quarter 2011 consolidated revenues were $9.30 billion, an increase of 11 percent from $8.35 billion in third quarter 2010, with total premiums and services revenue also up 11 percent compared to the prior year's quarter. The year-over-year increase in premiums and services revenue primarily reflected an increase in the revenues in both the company's Retail and Health and Well-Being Services segments.

Senior Vice President Bruce J. Goodman sold 52,704 shares of HUM stock on 11/08/2011 at the average price of $87.05. Bruce J. Goodman owns at least 29,408 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.97% since.

Broadcom Corp. (BRCM): Chief Technical Officer Henry Samueli sold 200,000 Shares

Chief Technical Officer of Broadcom Corp. (BRCM) Henry Samueli sold 200,000 shares on 01/03/2012 at an average price of $30.135.

Broadcom Corporation is a developer of highly integrated silicon solutions that enable broadband digital data transmission to the home and within the business enterprise. Broadcom Corp. has a market cap of $16.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.135 with a P/E ratio of 15.3 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Broadcom Corp. stocks is 1.2%. Broadcom Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 8.8% over the past five years.

On Oct. 25, 2011, Broadcom Corp. announced its quarterly report. Net revenue for the third quarter of 2011 was $1.96 billion. This represents an increase of 8.4% compared with the $1.81 billion reported for the third quarter of 2010.

Executive Vice President and General Manager Mobile & Wireles Group Robert A. Rango sold 12,371 shares of BRCM stock on 10/26/2011 at the average price of $35.5. Robert A. Rango owns at least 133,491 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 15.11% since.

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