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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Church & Dwight, CPI Aerostructure, BPZ Resources, and Synopsys Inc.

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Church & Dwight, CPI Aerostructure, BPZ Resources, and Synopsys Inc.

Church & Dwight (CHD): Chairman and CEO James Craigie sold 250,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Church & Dwight (CHD) James Craigie sold 250,000 shares on 06/12/2012 at an average price of $53.57. Church & Dwight Co, Inc. is the world's producer of sodium bicarbonate, (baking soda), a versatile chemical which performs a broad range of functions such as cleaning, deodorizing, leavening and buffering. Church & Dwight has a market cap of $7.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.05 with a P/E ratio of 23.4 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Church & Dwight stocks is 1.8%. Church & Dwight had an annual average earnings growth of 15.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Church & Dwight the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Church & Dwight reported their 2012 first quarter results. The Company anounced that net sales increased 7.5% to $690.6 million and net income of $95.8 million or $0.66 per share.

Chairman and CEO James Craigie sold 250,000 shares of CHD stock on 06/12/2012 at the average price of 53.57. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary Maynadier Patrick D De bought 2,000 shares of CHD stock on 05/14/2012 at the average price of 52.99. Executive V.P. Human Resources Jacquelin J Brova, Executive V.P., Global R&D Paul A Siracusa, Director Arthur B Winkleblack, and Executive VP Global New Pdcts Steven P Cugine sold 53,504 shares of CHD stock in May and June.

CPI Aerostructure (CVU): President & CEO Edward J Fred sold 200,000 Shares

President & CEO of CPI Aerostructure (CVU) Edward J Fred sold 200,000 shares on 06/08/2012 at an average price of $12. CPI Aerostructures, Inc. is comprised of two distinct entities: CPI Aerostructures, Inc. CPI Aerostructure has a market cap of $84.1 million; its shares were traded at around $11.95 with a P/E ratio of 10.8 and P/S ratio of 1.1.

Revenues were $19.7 million for the first quarter of 2012. Net income for CPI Aerostructure was $1.9 million.

President & CEO Edward J Fred sold 200,000 shares of CVU stock on 06/08/2012 at the average price of 12. CFO Vincent Palazzolo sold 15,000 shares of CVU stock on 06/08/2012 at the average price of 12. COO Douglas Mccrosson, Director Walter Paulick, Director Kenneth Mcsweeney, and Director Harvey J Bazaar sold 90,000 shares of CVU stock on 06/08/2012.

BPZ Resources (BPZ): President & CEO Pflucker Manuel Pablo Zuniga sold 100,000 Shares

President & CEO of BPZ Resources (BPZ) Pflucker Manuel Pablo Zuniga sold 100,000 shares on 06/12/2012 at an average price of $2.51. BPZ Resources is an oil and gas exploration and production company with properties in northwest Peru and Ecuador. Bpz Resources has a market cap of $331.2 million; its shares were traded at around $2.49 with and P/S ratio of 2.3.

BPZ Resources reported total net revenue of $36.6 million and net loss of $27.3 million in their 2012 first quarter financial results.

President & CEO Pflucker Manuel Pablo Zuniga sold 100,000 shares of BPZ stock on 06/12/2012 at the average price of 2.51. Director Stephen C Beasley, COO Richard James Spies¸ and Director James B Taylor bought 55,000 shares of BPZ stock in May.

Synopsys Inc (SNPS): Chairman of the Board & co-CEO Geus Aart De sold 310,959 Shares

Chairman of the Board & co-CEO of Synopsys Inc (SNPS) Geus Aart De sold 310,959 shares during the past week at an average price of $29.46. Synopsys, Inc. is one of the suppliers of electronic design automation software to the global electronics industry. Synopsys Inc has a market cap of $4.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.02 with a P/E ratio of 16.7 and P/S ratio of 2.8. Synopsys Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 12.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Synopsys Inc the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Synopsys Inc. announced their financial results for their 2012 second quarter fiscal year. The Company has reported that revenue was $432.6 million, a 10% increase compared to the $393.7 million for the 2011 second quarter fiscal. Net income for this quarter was $21.0 million, or $0.14 per share.

Chairman of the Board & co-CEO Geus Aart De sold 376,959 shares of SNPS stock in February and June. CFO Brian M Beattie sold 132,000 shares of SNPS stock in February, March, May, and June. Director Chrysostomos L Nikias bought 1,800 shares of SNPS stock on 03/16/2012 at the average price of 30.27. VP, Controller Esfandiar Naddaf and Pres & COO Chi-foon Chan sold 173,956 shares of SNPS stock in March, April and May.

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