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Weekly Top Insider Sells: GOOG, YHOO, ALXN, and CTL

June 04, 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:



Google Inc.-Cl A (GOOG): Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 87,456 Shares

Executive Chairman of Board of Google Inc.-Cl A (GOOG) Eric E. Schmidt sold 87,456 shares during the past week at an average price of $571.

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Google Inc.-cl A has a market cap of $186.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $571 with a P/E ratio of 17.32 and P/S ratio of 4.91. 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 April 12, 2012 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Google reported revenues of $10.65 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, an increase of 24% compared to the first quarter of 2011.

Executive Chairman of the Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 23,625 shares of GOOG stock on 05/30/2012 at the average price of $587.39. Eric E. Schmidt owns at least 63,253 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.79% since.

Yahoo! Inc (YHOO): Director Daniel S. Loeb sold 1,712,400 Shares

Director of Yahoo! Inc (YHOO) Daniel S. Loeb sold 1,712,400 shares on 05/31/2012 at an average price of $14.93.

Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet communications, commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services. Yahoo! Inc. has a market cap of $18.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.93 with a P/E ratio of 16.76 and P/S ratio of 3.63.

Yahoo! Inc. reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs was $1,077 million for the first quarter of 2012, a 1 percent increase from the first quarter of 2011. Income from operations decreased 11 percent to $169 million in the first quarter of 2012, compared to $190 million in the first quarter of 2011.

Senior Vice President, Global Controller and CAO Aman S. Kothari sold 12,186 shares of YHOO stock on 05/23/2012 at the average price of $15.4. Aman S. Kothari owns at least 108,424 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.05% since.

Alexion Pharma (ALXN): SVP and Chief Legal Officer Thomas I. H. Dubin sold 103,400 Shares

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Alexion Pharma (ALXN) Thomas I. H. Dubin sold 103,400 shares on 05/29/2012 at an average price of $87.61.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals develops pharmaceutical products for the treatment of heart disease, and inflammation, diseases of the immune system and cancer in humans. Alexion Pharma has a market cap of $16.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $87.61 with a P/E ratio of 66.87 and P/S ratio of 20.8.

On April 24, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. The company reported net product sales of Soliris®(eculizumab) of $244.7 million, an increase of 47 percent from the same period in 2011. The company reported non-GAAP net income of $88.1 million, or $0.45 per share, in the first quarter of 2012, compared to non-GAAP net income of $56.3 million, or $0.29 per share, in the first quarter of 2011.

Director Joseph A. Madri sold 16,000 shares of ALXN stock on 02/28/2012 at the average price of $84.02. Joseph A. Madri owns at least 246,746 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.27% since.

CenturyLink Inc. (CTL): Chief Exec Officer-Savvis Ops James E. Ousley sold 150,000 Shares

Chief Exec Officer-Savvis Ops of Centurylink Inc (CTL) James E. Ousley sold 150,000 shares on 05/30/2012 at an average price of $37.08.

CenturyLink Inc. is a telecommunications company that provides broadband, voice and wireless services to consumers and businesses in the U.S. CenturyLink Inc. has a market cap of $22.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.08 with a P/E ratio of 16.76 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of CenturyLink Inc. stocks is 7.83%. CenturyLink Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.6% over the past 10 years.

On April 9, CenturyLink Inc. reported strong operating revenues, free cash flow and subscriber results for first quarter 2012. Operating revenues for first quarter 2012 were $4.61 billion compared to $1.70 billion in first quarter 2011. First quarter 2012 operating revenues compared to first quarter 2011 pro forma operating revenues declined 2.7% from $4.74 billion a year ago to $4.61 billion this quarter, due to the decline in legacy revenues, more than offsetting the increase in strategic revenues as discussed above. However, the pro forma year-over-year decline in legacy revenues improved to 8.7% in first quarter 2012 from a 10.9% rate of decline in first quarter 2011.

Director C. G. Melville Jr. sold 250 shares of CTL stock on 05/08/2012 at the average price of $38.28. C G Jr Melville owns at least 9,883 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.13% since.

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