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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc, Monster Beverage Corp, CarMax Inc, and Imax Corp

January 23, 2012 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc, Monster Beverage Corp, CarMax Inc, and Imax Corp

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACHN): CEO and President Michael D Kishbauch sold 198,306 Shares

CEO and President of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACHN) Michael D Kishbauch sold 198,306 shares on 01/13/2012 at an average price of $12.63. ACHILLION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. is an innovative pharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing important new treatments to patients with infectious disease. Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has a market cap of $740.68 million; its shares were traded at around $9.47 with and P/S ratio of 304.06.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported their 2011 third quarter results. The Company reported revenue of $64 thousand and net loss of $10.4 million.

CEO and President Michael D Kishbauch sold 297,415 shares of ACHN stock in January. SVP and CFO Mary Kay Fenton sold 10,625 shares of ACHN stock on 01/10/2012 at the average price of 12. The price of the stock has decreased by 21.08% since. Director Dennis Liotta bought 15,000 shares of ACHN stock in August and November. SVP and Chief Compliance Ofc. Gautam Shah and SVP and CMO Elizabeth A Olek sold 48,636 shares of ACHN stock in December and January.

Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST): Chairman and CEO Rodney C Sacks sold 187,109 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) Rodney C Sacks sold 187,109 shares on 01/17/2012 at an average price of $100.53. 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. Monster Beverage Corp. has a market cap of $8.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $104.52 with a P/E ratio of 34.81 and P/S ratio of 6.74. Monster Beverage Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 64.7% over the past 10 years.

Monster Beverage Corp, whose name was originally Hansen Natural, reported revenue of $474.7 million and announced net income of $82.4 million in their 2011 third quarter results.

Chairman and CEO Rodney C Sacks sold 515,442 shares of MNST stock in August, September, December and January. Director Sydney Selati bought 33 shares of MNST stock on 08/19/2011 at the average price of 79.75. Vice Chairman and President Hilton H Schlosberg sold 352,430 shares of MNST stock in September, December and January.

CarMax Inc. (KMX): President & CEO Thomas J Folliard sold 165,000 Shares

President & CEO of CarMax Inc. (KMX) Thomas J Folliard sold 165,000 shares on 01/19/2012 at an average price of $33.22. CarMax Group is a subsidiary of Circuit City Stores, Inc. Carmax Inc. has a market cap of $7.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.45 with a P/E ratio of 18.68 and P/S ratio of 0.84. Carmax Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.4% over the past 10 years.

CarMax Inc. reported their 2011 third quarter results ended November 30, 2011. The Company reported net sales and operating revenues of $2.26 billion and net income of $82.8 million, or $0.36 per diluted share.

President & CEO Thomas J Folliard sold 165,000 shares of KMX stock on 01/19/2012 at the average price of 33.22. Director Thomas Stemberg, Director Ronald E Blaylock and SVP, Stores William C Jr. Wood sold 64,703 shares of KMX stock in December and January.

Imax Corp. (IMAX): CEO Richard L Gelfond sold 163,185 Shares

CEO of Imax Corp. (IMAX) Richard L Gelfond sold 163,185 shares on 01/19/2012 at an average price of $20.81. Imax Corporation is an entertainment technology company, with particular emphasis on film and digital imaging technologies including giant-screen images, 3D presentations, post-production and digital projection. Imax Corp. has a market cap of $1.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.44 with a P/E ratio of 91 and P/S ratio of 5.7.

Imax Corp. reported their 2011 third quarter results. The Company reported net sales of $67.5 million and net income of $8.4 million.

CEO Richard L Gelfond sold 340,000 shares of IMAX stock in December and January. Director Bradley J Wechsler and Chairman&Pres Filmed Entertain Greg Foster sold 194,000 shares of IMAX stock in November and January.

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