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Weekly Top Insider Sells: FDO, V, GOOG, and ORCL

July 23, 2012 | About:

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:



Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO): Director Edward P Garden sold 403,000 Shares

Director of Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Edward P Garden sold 403,000 shares on 07/17/2012 at an average price of $66.77.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. is one of the fastest growing discount store chains in the U.S. Family Dollar Stores Inc. has a market cap of $7.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $66.77 with a P/E ratio of 18.81 and P/S ratio of 0.91. The dividend yield of Family Dollar Stores Inc. stocks is 1.26%. Family Dollar Stores Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 10.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Family Dollar Stores Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Jan. 19, 2012, Family Dollar Stores Inc. announced that the company’s board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock of $0.21 per share, payable Friday, April 13, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Thursday, March 15, 2012. The quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share is an increase of 16.7% from the preceding quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share.

Executive Vice President Charles S. Gibson Jr. sold 25,803 shares of FDO stock on 04/03/2012 at the average price of $64.02. Charles S. Gibson Jr. owns at least 35,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.3% since.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): President John Partridge sold 115,000 Shares

President of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) John Partridge sold 115,000 shares on 07/16/2012 at an average price of $125.74.

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa Inc has a market cap of $102.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $125.74 with a P/E ratio of 22.38 and P/S ratio of 11.14. The dividend yield of Visa Inc stocks is 0.7%.

On May 2, 2012 Visa Inc. announced financial results for the Company's fiscal second quarter 2012 ended March 31, 2012. GAAP net income for the quarter was $1.3 billion. GAAP net operating revenue in the fiscal second quarter of 2012 was $2.6 billion, an increase of 15% over the prior year and driven by strong double-digit growth in service revenues, data processing revenues and international transaction revenues.

General Counsel Joshua R. Floum sold 16,949 shares of V stock on 07/02/2012 at the average price of $125. Joshua R. Floum owns at least 39,083 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.59% since.

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): Director L. John Doerr sold 20,603 Shares

Director of Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) L. John Doerr sold 20,603 shares on 07/20/2012 at an average price of $610.82.

Google is a public and profitable company focused on search services. Google Inc. has a market cap of $199.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $610.82 with a P/E ratio of 17.91 and P/S ratio of 5.25. Google Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 51.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Google Incthe business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On July 19, 2012 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Google Inc. reported consolidated revenues of $12.21 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, an increase of 35% compared to the second quarter of 2011. Google Inc. reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs (TAC). In the second quarter of 2012, TAC totaled $2.60 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues.

Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora sold 1,283 shares of GOOG stock on 07/05/2012 at the average price of $600. Nikesh Arora owns at least 793 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.8% since.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL): President Mark V. Hurd sold 275,000 Shares

President of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Mark V. Hurd sold 275,000 shares on 07/17/2012 at an average price of $30.11.

Oracle Corporation is one of the world's suppliers of software for information management. Oracle Corporation has a market cap of $149.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.11 with a P/E ratio of 12.81 and P/S ratio of 4.04. The dividend yield of Oracle Corporation stocks is 0.8%. Oracle Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 18.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Oracle Corporation the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On June 18, 2012 Oracle Corporation announced fiscal 2012 Q4 GAAP total revenues were up 1% to $10.9 billion, GAAP operating income was up 5% to $4.6 billion, and GAAP operating margin was 42%. GAAP net income was up 8% to $3.5 billion, while non-GAAP net income was up 7% to $4.1 billion. GAAP earnings per share were $0.69, up 11% compared to last year while non-GAAP earnings per share were up 10% to $0.82.

Executive Vice President Product Development Thomas Kurian sold 22,000 shares of ORCL stock on 07/10/2012 at the average price of $29.22. Thomas Kurian owns at least 31,554 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.05% since.

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