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Weekly Top Insider Sells: BBBY, MCK, HOT, CMG, and LNKD

April 16, 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:



Bed Bath &Beyond (BBBY): Senior Vice President Stores Matthew Fiorilli sold 140,000 Shares

Senior Vice President Stores of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Matthew Fiorilli sold 140,000 shares on 04/11/2012 at an average price of $69.41.

Bed Bath & Beyond is a nationwide operator of "superstores" selling predominantly better quality domestics merchandise and home furnishings typically found in better department stores. Bed Bath & Beyond has a market cap of $16.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.41 with a P/E ratio of 17.01 and P/S ratio of 1.76. Bed Bath & Beyond had an annual average earnings growth of 14.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Bed Bath & Beyond the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On April 4, 2012 Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported net earnings of$1.48 per diluted share ($351.0 million) in the fiscal fourth quarter ended February 25, 2012, an increase of approximately 32% versus net earnings of $1.12 per diluted share ($283.5 million) in the same quarter a year ago. Net sales for the fiscal fourth quarter of 2011 were approximately $2.732 billion, an increase of approximately 9.1% from net sales of approximately $2.505 billion reported in the fiscal fourth quarter of 2010.

Co-Chairman Warren Eisenberg sold 353,127 shares of BBBY stock on 11/15/2011 at the average price of $61.48. Warren Eisenberg owns at least 3,470,569 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 12.9% since.

McKesson Corp. (MCK): Executive Vice President, CTO and CIO Randall N. Spratt sold 100,500 Shares

Executive Vice President, CTO and CIO of McKesson Corp (MCK) Randall N. Spratt sold 100,500 shares on 04/12/2012 at an average price of $90.46.

McKesson Corp., the world's largest health care service and technology company, delivers unique supply and information management solutions that reduce costs and improve quality for its health care customers. McKesson Corp. has a market cap of $22.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $90.46 with a P/E ratio of 15.18 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of McKesson Corp stocks is 0.88%. McKesson Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 17.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated McKesson Corp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Jan. 30, 2012 McKesson Corporation reported that revenues for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011 were up 9% to $30.8 billion compared to $28.2 billion a year ago. On the basis of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), third-quarter earnings per diluted share was $1.20 compared to $0.60 a year ago.

Vice President and Controller Nigel A. Rees sold 21,000 shares of MCK stock on 03/09/2012 at the average price of $86.54. Nigel A. Rees owns at least 4,983 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.53% since.

Starwood Hotels (HOT): CAO and General Counsel Kenneth S. Siegel sold 105,817 Shares

CAO and General Counsel of Starwood Hotels (HOT) Kenneth S. Siegel sold 105,817 shares on 04/11/2012 at an average price of $56.08.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the world's largest hotel operating companies. Starwood Hotels has a market cap of $11.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.08 with a P/E ratio of 29.06 and P/S ratio of 1.97. The dividend yield of Starwood Hotels stocks is 0.89%.

On Feb. 2, 2012 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. reported fourth quarter 2011 financial results. Excluding special items, EPS from continuing operations was $0.71, including income from the St. Regis Bal Harbour residential project. Including special items, EPS from continuing operations was $0.80, including an income tax benefit of $0.40 primarily related to the use of tax capital losses, offset by charges totaling $0.31 primarily related to an unfavorable legal decision, the early extinguishment of debt and hotel impairments.

President, Hotel Group Matthew E. Avril sold 3,302 shares of HOT stock on 03/01/2012 at the average price of 53.88. Matthew E. Avril owns at least 93,676 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.08% since.

Chipotle Mexican (CMG): CFO Jack Hartung sold 11,386 Shares

CFO of Chipotle Mexican (CMG) Jack Hartung sold 11,386 shares during the past week at an average price of $440.4.

Chipotle offers a focused menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bols and salads made from fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in a distinctive atmosphere. Chipotle Mexican has a market cap of $13.77 billion; its shares were traded at around $440.4 with a P/E ratio of 65.15 and P/S ratio of 6.07. Chipotle Mexican had an annual average earnings growth of 33.4% over the past five years.

On Feb. 1, 2012 Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2011. Revenue for the quarter was $596.7 million, up 23.7% from the prior year period. The growth in revenue was the result of new restaurants not in the comparable base and an 11.1% increase in comparable restaurant sales.

Director Darlene J. Friedman sold 500 shares of CMG stock on 10/27/2011 at the average price of $341.39. Darlene J. Friedman owns at least 6,775 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 29% since.

LinkedIn Corp.-A (LNKD): Senior Vice President, CFO Steven J. Sordello sold 50,000 Shares

Senior Vice President and CFO of LinkedIn Corp.-A (LNKD) Steven J. Sordello sold 50,000 shares on 04/10/2012 at an average price of $107.04.

LinkedIn Corporation is an online professional network which allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online, build and engage with their professional network, access shared knowledge and insights, and find business opportunities. LinkedIn Corp.-A has a market cap of $10.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $107.04 with a P/E ratio of 893.67 and P/S ratio of 21.03.

On Feb. 9, 2012 LinkedIn Corporation reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2011: Revenue for the fourth quarter was $167.7 million, an increase of 105% compared to $81.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2010. Net income for the fourth quarter was $6.9 million, compared to net income of $5.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2010.

Senior Vice President Operations David Henke sold 52,500 shares of LNKD stock on 04/02/2012 at the average price of $102.41. David Henke owns at least 35,359 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.52% since.

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