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Weekly Top Insider Sells: AZO, FAST, KMX, TJX, and SYK

April 23, 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:



Autozone Inc. (AZO): Corporate Development Officer Robert D. Olsen sold 20,000 Shares

Corporate Development Officer of Autozone Inc. (AZO) Robert D. Olsen sold 20,000 shares on 04/19/2012 at an average price of $381.73.

Autozone is the nation's specialty retailer of automotive parts and accessories, primarily focusing on do-it-yourself customers. Autozone Inc. has a market cap of $15.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $381.73 with a P/E ratio of 17.92 and P/S ratio of 1.86. Autozone Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Autozone Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On Feb. 28, 2012, AutoZone Inc. reported net sales of $1.8 billion for its second quarter (12 weeks) ended February 11, 2012, an increase of 8.6% from the second quarter of fiscal 2011 (12 weeks). Net income for the quarter increased $18.9 million, or 12.7%, over the same period last year to $166.9 million, while diluted earnings increased 24.4% to$4.15 per share from $3.34 per share in the year-ago quarter.

Senior Vice President Thomas B. Newbern sold 15,500 shares of AZO stock on 04/16/2012 at the average price of $379.79. Thomas B. Newbern owns at least 783 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.51% since.

Fastenal (FAST): Director Robert A. Kierlin sold 100,000 Shares

Director of Fastenal (FAST) Robert A. Kierlin sold 100,000 shares on 04/18/2012 at an average price of $48.2.

Fastenal Company sells industrial and construction supplies grouped into eleven product lines. Fastenal has a market cap of $14.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $48.2 with a P/E ratio of 37.37 and P/S ratio of 5.14. The dividend yield of Fastenal stocks is 1.41%. Fastenal had an annual average earnings growth of 17.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Fastenal the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Executive Vice President Nicholas J. Lundquist sold 150,000 shares of FAST stock on 03/01/2012 at the average price of $52.79. Nicholas J. Lundquist owns at least 156,889 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.69% since.

Carmax Gp (Cc) (KMX): Senior Vice President Marketing & Strategy Joseph S. Kunkel sold 150,000 Shares

Senior Vice President Marketing & Strategy of Carmax Gp (Cc) (KMX) Joseph S. Kunkel sold 150,000 shares on 04/17/2012 at an average price of $31.5.

CarMax Group is a subsidiary of Circuit City Stores Inc. Carmax Gp (cc) has a market cap of $7.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.5 with a P/E ratio of 17.4 and P/S ratio of 0.71. Carmax Gp (cc) had an annual average earnings growth of 28.5% over the past 5 years.

On April 5, 2012 CarMax Inc. reported record results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Feb. 29, 2012. Net sales and operating revenues increased 10% to $2.48 billion from $2.25 billion in the fourth quarter of last year. For the fiscal year, net sales and operating revenues increased 11% to $10.00 billion from $8.98 billion in fiscal 2011. Fourth quarter net earnings increased 7% to $95.0 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, compared with $88.8 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, in the prior year quarter. Fiscal 2012 net earnings increased 10% to $413.8 million, or $1.79 per diluted share, compared with $377.5 million, or $1.65 per diluted share, in fiscal 2011.

Director Thomas Stemberg sold 5,764 shares of KMX stock on 01/09/2012 at the average price of $30.19. Thomas Stemberg owns at least 28,842 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.34% since.

TJX Cos Inc. New (TJX): Director Bernard Cammarata sold 100,000 Shares

Director of TJX Cos Inc. New (TJX) Bernard Cammarata sold 100,000 shares on 04/16/2012 at an average price of $41.02.

The TJX Companies Inc. is the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. TJX Cos Inc. New has a market cap of $30.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.02 with a P/E ratio of 20.61 and P/S ratio of 1.32. The dividend yield of TJX Cos Inc. New stocks is 1.85%. TJX Cos Inc. New had an annual average earnings growth of 14.3% over the past 10 years.

On April 5, 2012, The TJX Companies Inc.reported March 2012 sales results. Sales for the five-week period ended March 31, 2012, were $2.3 billion, up 14% over the $2 billion achieved during the five-week period ended April 2, 2011. For the nine-week period ended March 31, 2012, sales reached $4.0 billion, a 13% increase over the $3.5 billion achieved in the same period last year. Consolidated comparable store sales for the five-week period ended March 31, 2012, increased 10%. For the nine-week, year-to-date period, consolidated comparable store sales also increased 10% over the same period last year.

Senior Executive Vice President and Group President Nan Stutz sold 5,582 shares of TJX stock on 03/05/2012 at the average price of $37.5. Nan Stutz owns at least 70,338 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 9.39% since.

Stryker Corp. (SYK): Director Ronda E. Stryker sold 72,000 Shares

Director of Stryker Corp. (SYK) Ronda E. Stryker sold 72,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $53.9.

Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty surgical and medical products, including orthopaedic implants, bone cement, trauma systems used in bone repair, powered surgical instruments, endoscopic systems, craniomaxillofacial fixation devices, specialty surgical equipment used in neurosurgery and patient care and handling equipment for the global market and provide outpatient physical and occupational rehabilitation services. Stryker Corp. has a market cap of $20.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.9 with a P/E ratio of 14.12 and P/S ratio of 2.48. The dividend yield of Stryker Corp stocks is 1.58%. Stryker Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 14.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Stryker Corp the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On April 17, 2012 Stryker Corporation reported operating results for the first quarter of 2012. Consolidated net sales of $2.2 billion increased 7.2% in the quarter over the prior year, as reported, and 7.4% in constant currency. Net sales in the quarter grew by 6.9% due to increased unit volume and changes in product mix and 2.3% as a result of acquisitions.

Director Ronda E. Stryker sold 18,000 shares of SYK stock on 04/10/2012 at the average price of $53.79. Ronda E. Stryker owns at least 31,618,658 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.2% since.

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