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Weekly Top Insider Sells: AMTD, CVS, DELL, WMT, and CTSH

March 26, 2012 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest insider sells during the past week. The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:

TD Ameritrade (AMTD): Director Joseph H. Moglia sold 1,579,611 Shares

Director of TD Ameritrade (AMTD) Joseph H. Moglia sold 1,579,611 shares during the past week at an average price of $19.92.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a servicing self-directed investors through its brokerage subsidiaries. TD Ameritrade has a market cap of $11.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.92 with a P/E ratio of 17.8 and P/S ratio of 4. The dividend yield of TD Ameritrade stocks is 1.2%.

On Jan. 17, 2012, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation released results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. The company continued to gather assets at an industry-leading, double-digit growth rate while returning over 90 percent of its earnings to shareholders, demonstrating the resilience of its strategy in the midst of a difficult market environment. During the first quarter of fiscal 2012, TD Ameritrade repurchased 6.7 million shares of its common stock at an average price of $15.91 per share, for approximately $107 million. Over the last 12 months, the company has used $451 million to repurchase 26.8 million shares at an average price of$16.82 per share.

Executive Vice President and General Counsel Ellen L. S. Koplow sold 6,552 shares of AMTD stock on 03/15/2012 at the average price of $20. Ellen L. S. Koplow owns at least 133,710 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.4% since.

CVS Caremark Cp (CVS): Executive Vice President and CLO Douglas A. Sgarro sold 654,941 Shares

xecutive Vice President and CLO of Cvs Caremark Corp. (CVS) Douglas A. Sgarro sold 654,941 shares on 03/15/2012 at an average price of $45.14.

CVS/Caremark is the nation's premier integrated pharmacy services provider, combining one of the nation's pharmaceutical services companies with the country's largest pharmacy chain. CVS Caremark Cp has a market cap of $58.97 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.14 with a P/E ratio of 16.1 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of CVS Caremark Corp. stocks is 1.4%. CVS Caremark Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 12.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated CVS Caremark Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Feb. 8, 2012, CVS Caremark Corp. announced revenues, operating profit and net income for the three months and year ended De. 31, 2011. Net revenues increased 15.2% to a record $28.3 billion, with Pharmacy Services up 32.4% and Retail Pharmacy up 4.0% Retail Pharmacy segment same stores sales increased 2.5% adjusted EPS of $0.89, up 16.2% excluding $0.03 per share tax benefit in prior year; GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.84.

Executive Vice President Helena Foulkes sold 25,874 shares of CVS stock on 03/01/2012 at the average price of $44.87. Helena Foulkes owns at least 30,206 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.6% since.

Dell Inc. (DELL): President Stephen Francis Schuckenbrock sold 952,480 Shares

President of Dell Inc. (DELL) Stephen Francis Schuckenbrock sold 952,480 shares on 03/15/2012 at an average price of $16.475.

Dell Inc. is a premier provider of products and services required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures. Dell Inc. has a market cap of $31.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.475 with a P/E ratio of 8.1 and P/S ratio of 0.5. Dell Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.8% over the past 10 years.

On 2/21/2012 Dell announced fourth quarter results. New corporate highs were achieved for a full fiscal year with revenue of $62.1 billion, earnings per share of $1.88 (GAAP) and $2.13 (Non-GAAP), and revenue from enterprise solutions and services of $18.6 billion.

President Stephen J. Felice sold 413,526 shares of DELL stock on 03/07/2012 at the average price of $16.93. Stephen J. Felice owns at least 297,200 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.69% since.

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT): Vice Chairman Wright Eduardo Castro sold 143,206 Shares

Vice Chairman of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Wright Eduardo Castro sold 143,206 shares on 03/20/2012 at an average price of $60.75.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is the world's largest retailer. Wal-mart Stores has a market cap of $208.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.75 with a P/E ratio of 13.6 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Wal-mart Stores stocks is 2.6%. Wal-mart Stores had an annual average earnings growth of 10.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Wal-mart Stores the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On Feb. 21, 2012 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Jan. 31, 2012. Net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 were $122.3 billion, an increase of 5.8 percent from $115.6 billion in last year’s fourth quarter.

Executive Vice President and CIO Rollin L. Ford sold 38,685 shares of WMT stock on 12/15/2011 at the average price of $58.2. Rollin L. Ford owns at least 127,903 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.38% since.

Cognizant Tech (CTSH): Vice Chairman Lakshmi Narayanan sold 100,000 Shares

Vice Chairman of Cognizant Tech (CTSH) Lakshmi Narayanan sold 100,000 shares on 03/15/2012 at an average price of $76.38.

Cognizant Technology Solutions delivers high-quality, cost-effective, full life cycle solutions to complex software development and maintenance problems that companies face as they transition to e-business. Cognizant Tech has a market cap of $23.33 billion; its shares were traded at around $76.38 with a P/E ratio of 27 and P/S ratio of 3.8. Cognizant Tech had an annual average earnings growth of 38.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cognizant Tech the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

On Feb. 8, 2012 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation announced its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 rose to $1.66 billion, up 26.9% from $1.31 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010. GAAP net income was $240.1 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, compared to $206.2 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Executive Vice President, Strategy and Marketing Malcolm Frank sold 4,298 shares of CTSH stock on 02/17/2012 at the average price of $71.33. The price of the stock has increased by 7.08% since.

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