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WEEKLY CFO SELLS HIGHLIGHT: DISH, V, GCI, WTS, MCK

May 28, 2012 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest CFO sells during the past week were: Dish Network Cp, Visa Inc-A, Gannett Inc, Watts Water Tec, and McKesson Corp.

Dish Network Cp (DISH): EVP and CFO Robert E Olson Sold 60,000 Shares

EVP and CFO Robert E Olson sold 60,000 shares of DISH stock on 05/21/2012 at the average price of 28.5. Robert E Olson owns at least 537 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.91% since.

DISH NETWORK CP offers satellite television products and services. Dish Network Cp has a market cap of $12.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.24 with a P/E ratio of 9.54 and P/S ratio of 0.9. Dish Network Cp had an annual average earnings growth of 25.9% over the past 10 years.

Dish Network reported first quarter 2012 total revenues of $3.58 billion, an 11% increase over the $3.22 billion reported prior year quarter. Net income for the company totaled $360 million for this quarter, compared with $549 million in the first quarter of 2011 – which was influenced positively by a reversal of accrued expenses related to a settlement agreement with TiVo. Also during this quarter, the company gained 104,000 net subscribers.

Visa Inc-A (V): CFO Byron H Jr Pollitt Sold 50,000 Shares

CFO Byron H Jr Pollitt sold 50,000 shares of V stock on 05/22/2012 at the average price of 118. Byron H Jr Pollitt owns at least 71,473 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.13% since.

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 $97.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $119.33 with a P/E ratio of 21.24 and P/S ratio of 10.58. The dividend yield of Visa Inc-a stocks is 0.74%.

Visa reported second quarter 2012 GAAP net income of $1.3 billion – with adjusted net income of $1.1 billion, an increase of 23% over last year’s second quarter. Diluted EPS increased 30% to $1.60, and GAAP net revenues was $2.6 billion – a 15% increase over prior year quarter.

Chairman and CEO Joseph W Saunders sold 264,958 shares of V stock on 05/18/2012 at the average price of 113.81. Director William S Shanahan, and Group Executive - N. America Oliver Jenkyn both also sold shares of V stock.

Gannett Inc (GCI): Senior VP and CFO Paul N Saleh Sold 45,000 Shares

Senior VP and CFO Paul N Saleh sold 45,000 shares of GCI stock on 05/18/2012 at the average price of 13.22. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.74% since.

Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company that publishes daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation'slargest-selling daily newspaper. Gannett Inc has a market cap of $3.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.99 with a P/E ratio of 6.24 and P/S ratio of 0.59. The dividend yield of Gannett Inc stocks is 6.16%.

Gannett Inc reported first quarter 2012 diluted EPS of $0.34, as compared to $0.41 prior year quarter. Total GAAP net income for the company was $68.2 million during this quarter, with total operating revenues declining 2.6% to $1.22 billion.

Watts Water Tec (WTS): CFO William C Mccartney Sold 43,193 Shares

CFO William C Mccartney sold 43,193 shares of WTS stock on 05/24/2012 at the average price of 33.54. William C Mccartney owns at least 31,154 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.37% since.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells an extensive line of products to the water quality and water regulation and control markets. Watts Water Tec has a market cap of $1.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.08 with a P/E ratio of 15.17 and P/S ratio of 0.84. The dividend yield of Watts Water Tec stocks is 1.33%. Watts Water Tec had an annual average earnings growth of 0.7% over the past 10 years.

Watts Water Tec has reported its first quarter 2012 results. For this quarter, the company announced adjusted EPS of $0.43, which represents no change from the same quarter in 2011. First quarter sales increased 10% over prior year, due mostly to 11% from acquisitions.

Mckesson Corp (MCK): EVP, CFO Jeffrey C Campbell Sold 43,073 Shares

EVP, CFO Jeffrey C Campbell sold 43,073 shares of MCK stock on 05/21/2012 at the average price of 87.02. Jeffrey C Campbell owns at least 68,514 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.76% since.

McKesson Corporation, 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 $21.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $87.68 with a P/E ratio of 13.72 and P/S ratio of 0.18. The dividend yield of Mckesson Corp stocks is 0.91%. Mckesson Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 14.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mckesson Corp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Mckesson Corp reported fiscal fourth quarter 2012 revenues of $31.7 billion – up 10% compared to a year ago. For this quarter ended March 31, 2012 – GAAP EPS was $2.09 compared to $1.62 prior year quarter.

Chairman, President & CEO John H Hammergren sold 149,066 shares of MCK stock on 05/22/2012 at the average price of 87.09. Multiple other insiders also recently sold shares of MCK stock.

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