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Weekly Top Insider Sells: V, MAT, GOOG, BRCM and CVS

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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:



Visa Inc.-A (V): President John Partridge sold 115,000 Shares

President of Visa Inc.-A (V) John Partridge sold 115,000 shares on 03/30/2012 at an average price of $121.01.

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa Inc.-A has a market cap of $95.95 billion; its shares were traded at around $121.01 with a P/E ratio of 22.5 and P/S ratio of 10.4. The dividend yield of Visa Inc.-A stocks is 0.8%.

On Feb. 8, 2012, Visa Inc. announced financial results for the company's fiscal first quarter 2012 ended Dec. 31, 2011. Net income for the quarter was $1.0 billion, or $1.49 per share of diluted class A common stock, an increase of 21% over the prior year.

Group President, APCEMEA Elizabeth Buse sold 1,363 shares of V stock on 12/02/2011 at the average price of $97.09. Elizabeth Buse owns at least 23,110 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 24.64% since.

Mattel Inc. (MAT): Director Robert Eckert sold 274,118 Shares

Director of Mattel Inc. (MAT) Robert Eckert sold 274,118 shares on 04/02/2012 at an average price of $33.92.

Mattel Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a broad variety of family products on a worldwide basis through both sales to retailers and direct to consumers. Mattel Inc has a market cap of $11.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.92 with a P/E ratio of 15.2 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Mattel Inc. stocks is 3.7%. Mattel Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mattel Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On Jan. 31, 2012, Mattel Inc. reported 2011 fourth quarter and full‐year financial results. For the fourth quarter, the company reported net income of $370.6 million, or $1.07 per share, compared to last year’s fourth quarter net income of $325.2 million, or $0.89 per share. For the year, the company reported net income of $768.5 million, or $2.18 per share, compared to last year’s net income of $684.9 million, or $1.86 per share.

Director Andrea L. Rich sold 12,000 shares of MAT stock on 02/22/2012 at the average price of $31.92. Andrea L. Rich owns at least 16,106 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 6.27% since.

Google Inc.-Cl A (GOOG): Director L. John Doerr sold 12,933 Shares

Director of Google Inc.-Cl A (GOOG) L. John Doerr sold 12,933 shares on 04/02/2012 at an average price of $632.32.

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Google Inc.-Cl A has a market cap of $208.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $632.32 with a P/E ratio of 20.5 and P/S ratio of 5.5. Google Inc.-Cl A had an annual average earnings growth of 51.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Google Inc.-Cl A the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On Jan. 19, 2012 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter and the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2011. Google reported revenues of $10.58 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, an increase of 25% compared to the fourth quarter of 2010.

Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 2,750 shares of GOOG stock on 03/28/2012 at the average price of $654.81. Eric E. Schmidt owns at least 59,815 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.43% since.

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

Chief Technical Officer of Broadcom Corp.-A (BRCM) Henry Samueli sold 200,000 shares on 04/02/2012 at an average price of $37.4.

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.-A has a market cap of $21.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.4 with a P/E ratio of 21.5 and P/S ratio of 2.9. The dividend yield of Broadcom Corp.-A stocks is 0.9%. Broadcom Corp.-A had an annual average earnings growth of 43.7% over the past five years.

On January 31, Broadcom Corporation reported unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. Net revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $1.82 billion. This represents a decrease of 7.0% compared with the $1.96 billion reported for the third quarter of 2011 and a decrease of 6.4% compared with the $1.95 billion reported for the fourth quarter of 2010. Net income computed in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $254 million, or $.45 per share (diluted), compared with GAAP net income of $270 million, or $.48 per share (diluted), for the third quarter of 2011 and GAAP net income of $266 million, or $.47 per share (diluted), for the fourth quarter of 2010. Net revenue for the year ended December 31, 2011 was $7.39 billion.

Director John E. Major sold 1,000 shares of BRCM stock on 03/19/2012 at the average price of $38.18. John E. Major owns at least 24,112 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.04% since.

CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS): Executive Vice President and CLO Douglas A. Sgarro sold 136,912 Shares

Executive Vice President and CLO of CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS) Douglas A. Sgarro sold 136,912 shares on 04/04/2012 at an average price of $44.62.

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 Corp. has a market cap of $58.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.62 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of CVS Caremark Corp. stocks is 1.5%. 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 Corporation announced revenues, operating profit and net income for the three months and year ended Dec. 31, 2011. Net revenues for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2011, increased 15.2% or $3.7 billion, to$28.3 billion, up from $24.6 billion in the three months ended December 31, 2010. For the year ended Dec. 31, 2011, total revenue increased 11.8% or $11.3 billion, to $107.1 billion, compared to $95.8 billion for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010.

Executive Vice President and CLO Douglas A. Sgarro sold 654,941 shares of CVS stock on 03/15/2012 at the average price of $44.99. Douglas A. Sgarro owns at least 101,601 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.82% since.

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