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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: USB, GNC, WWWW, GWRE, CRIS, CSL

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest CFO sells during the past week were: U.S. Bancorp, GNC Holdings, Web.Com Group, Guidwire Software, Curis Inc., and Carlisle Cos Inc.

U.S. Bancorp (USB): Vice Chairman and CFO Andrew Cecere Sold 156,054 Shares

Vice Chairman and CFO of U.S. Bancorp (USB) Andrew Cecere sold 156,054 shares on 04/25/2012 at an average price of $31.74. U.S. Bancorp is a financial services holding company. U.S. Bancorp has a market cap of $61.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.44 with a P/E ratio of 12.59 and P/S ratio of 2.87. The dividend yield of U.S. Bancorp stocks is 2.43%. U.S. Bancorp had an annual average earnings growth of 0.7% over the past 10 years.

U.S. Bancorp has released its first quarter 2012 results. For this quarter, the company saw net income of $4.0 million – a 48% increase from the $2.7 million reported prior year quarter. Diluted EPS was $0.12 on 33.1 million shares compared to $0.10 on $28.1 million shares in the first quarter of 2010. Total assets of U.S. Bancorp were reported at $4.1 billion – an increase of 45% over the prior-year quarter.

Vice Chairman and CFO Andrew Cecere sold 156,054 shares of USB stock on 04/25/2012 at the average price of $31.74. Andrew Cecere owns at least 192,153 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.21% since. Vice Chairman Gillern Jeffry H. Von and Vice Chairman Richard B. Payne Jr. both also sold shares of USB stock during the past week.

GNC Holdings (GNC): EVP and CFO Michael Nuzzo Sold 90,000 Shares

EVP and CFO of GNC Holdings (GNC) Michael Nuzzo sold 90,000 shares on 04/25/2012 at an average price of $38.73. GNC Holdings Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of nutritional products including vitamin, mineral, herbal and other specialty supplements and sports nutrition, diet and energy products. GNC Holdings has a market cap of $4.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $40.99 with a P/E ratio of 22.27 and P/S ratio of 2.07. The dividend yield of GNC Holdings stocks is 0.27%.

GNC Holdings recently reported its first quarter 2012 results. The company reported a growth of 23.4% in consolidated revenue to $624.3 million over the first quarter of 2011. Same store sales increased by 15.8% in domestic stores, and net income was reported at $63.9 million compared to $9.9 million prior year quarter. Adjusted diluted EPS was $0.60 compared to $0.33 over last year. The company has declared a $0.11 dividend per share in the second quarter of 2012.

EVP and CFO Michael Nuzzo sold 90,000 shares of GNC stock on 04/25/2012 at the average price of $38.73. Michael Nuzzo owns at least 14,420 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.84% since. EVP and CMO and General Manager Thomas Dowd sold 50,000 shares of GNC stock on 04/25/2012 at the average price of $38.56. SVP and Chief Innovation Officer Guru Ramanathan sold 7,500 shares of GNC stock on 04/23/2012 at the average price of 36.

Web.Com Group (WWWW): CFO Kevin M. Carney Sold 100,000 Shares

CFO of Web.Com Group (WWWW) Kevin M. Carney sold 100,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $14.11. WEB.COM GROUP, INC. is a provider of online marketing for small businesses. Web.com Group has a market cap of $635.82 million; its shares were traded at around $13.71 with a P/E ratio of 14.73 and P/S ratio of 3.19.

Web.Com Group has released its fourth quarter 2011 results. During this quarter, the company saw total GAAP revenues of $73.6 million, compared to $37.6 million in the same quarter last year. GAAP net income from continuing operations for the quarter were $3.6 million ($0.08 per diluted share), as compared to a net loss of $16.1 million ($0.63 per share) prior year quarter. Web.Com also reported adjusted EBITDA of $24.8 million, and cash generated from operations of $4.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2011.

Chairman, CEO and President David Brown sold 56,493 shares of WWWW stock on 04/25/2012 at the average price of $12.99. CFO Kevin M. Carney sold a total of 100,000 shares of WWWW stock on 04/25/2012 during the past week. Kevin M. Carney owns at least 207,993 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.54% since. Multiple other insiders have also sold shares of WWWW stock during the past week.

Guidewire Software (GWRE): CFO Karen Blasing Sold 78,458 Shares

CFO of Guidewire Software (GWRE) Karen Blasing sold 78,458 shares on 04/24/2012 at an average price of $28.25. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $1.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.89 .

CEO Marcus Ryu sold 494,247 shares of GWRE stock on 04/24/2012 at the average price of $28.25. CFO Karen Blasing sold 78,458 shares of GWRE stock on 04/24/2012 at the average price of $28.25. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.81% since.

Guidewire Software has released its second quarter 2012 results. For this quarter, the company reported total revenues of $55.1 million – a 30% increase over prior year quarter. GAAP net income was $3.7 million for the quarter ($0.06 per diluted share), compared to $5.4 million prior year quarter ($0.11 per share). The company had a total of $169.6 in cash and equivalents at the end of this quarter, and increase of $31.2 million over last year.

10% Owner Management Group VIII Presidio sold 3,223,982 shares of GWRE stock on 04/24/2012 at the average price of $28.25. Management Group VIII Presidio owns at least 8,912,695 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.81% since. Senior Vice President Field Operations John True and Vice President Professional Services Alexander C. Naddaff both also sold shares of GWRE stock.

Curis Inc. (CRIS): COO and CFO Michael Gray Sold 42,844 Shares

COO and CFO Michael Gray sold 42,844 shares of CRIS stock on 04/19/2012 at the average price of $5.01. Michael Gray owns at least 86,613 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.6% since.

Curis Inc. is a therapeutic drug development company focusing on cancer, neurological and dermatological disease indications, with technologies that utilize regulatory pathways that control repair and regeneration. Curis Inc. has a market cap of $377.48 million; its shares were traded at around $4.98 with and P/S ratio of 25.57.

Carlisle Companies Inc. (CSL): Vice President and CFO Steven J. Ford Sold 37,275 Shares

Vice President and CFO of Carlisle Companies Inc. (CSL) Steven J. Ford sold 37,275 shares on 04/25/2012 at an average price of $54.88. Carlisle Companies Incorporated manufactures and distributes a wide variety of products across a broad range of industries, including, among others, roofing, construction, trucking, automotive, foodservice, industrial equipment, lawn and garden and aircraft manufacturing. Carlisle Companies Inc. has a market cap of $3.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.62 with a P/E ratio of 16.49 and P/S ratio of 1.06. The dividend yield of Carlisle Companies Inc. stocks is 1.31%. Carlisle Companies Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 7% over the past 10 years.

For its first quarter of 2012, Carlisle Companies Inc. reported a net income increase to $60 million ($0.94 per share), compared to $33.4 million ($0.53 per share) prior year quarter. Revenue rose 28% to $889.3 million from $693.6 million.

Vice President and CFO Steven J. Ford sold 37,275 shares of CSL stock on 04/25/2012 at the average price of $54.88. Steven J. Ford owns at least 54,998 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.35% since. Group President, CCM John W. Altmeyer, President, CTP Kevin G. Forster, and Group President, CIT John E. Berlin all also sold shares of CSL stock during the past week.

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