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WEEKLY CFO SELLS HIGHLIGHT: LNCR, EBAY, UTEK, APH, SPLK, KMB

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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest CFO sells during the past week were: Lincare Holdings Inc, eBay Inc, Ultratech Inc, Amphenol Corporation, Splunk Inc, and Kimberley Clark Corp.

Lincare Holdings Inc. (LNCR): CFO Paul G Gabos Sold 225,000 Shares

CFO Paul G Gabos sold 225,000 shares of LNCR stock on 07/20/2012 at the average price of $41.35. Paul G Gabos owns at least 621,232 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.12% since.

Lincare Holdings Inc. is one of the nation's largest providers of oxygen and other respiratory therapy services to patients in the home. Lincare Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $3.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.4 with a P/E ratio of 19.8 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of Lincare Holdings Inc. stocks is 1.9%. Lincare Holdings Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Lincare Holdings Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Lincare Holdings Inc. recently released its second quarter 2012 financial results. For this quarter, net revenues were $496.2 million – a 10.5% increase over prior year quarter’s revenues of $449.0 million. Net income for the second quarter was $47.9 million (EPS of $0.56) compared to income of $42.8 million (EPS of $0.45) last year.

Chairman & CEO John P Byrnes sold 450,000 shares of LNCR stock on 07/23/2012 at the average price of $41.38. President & COO Shawn S Schabel sold 300,000 shares of LNCR stock on 07/23/2012 at the average price of $41.4.

eBay Inc (EBAY): SVP, Finance & CFO Robert Holmes Swan Sold 225,000 Shares

SVP, Finance & CFO Robert Holmes Swan sold 225,000 shares of EBAY stock on 07/23/2012 at the average price of $43.28. Robert Holmes Swan owns at least 384,659 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.36% since.

eBay is one of the world's largest online trading communities. Ebay Inc has a market cap of $58.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.6 with a P/E ratio of 23 and P/S ratio of 5. Ebay Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 24.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Ebay Inc the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

eBay Inc. reported revenues for its second quarter 2012 of $3.4 billion, a 23% increase over the comparable quarter in 2011. Non-GAAP net income for this quarter was $730 million ($0.56 per share), which marked a 16% increase year over year. The company generated $768 million in operating cash flow and $411 million in free cash flow during this quarter.

President and CEO John J Donahoe sold 162,500 shares of EBAY stock on 07/23/2012 at the average price of 43.31. Other insiders sold shares of EBAY stock during the past week as well.

Ultratech Inc. (UTEK): Sr. VP-Fin, CFO & Secretary Bruce R Wright Sold 200,000 Shares

Sr. VP-Fin, CFO & Secretary Bruce R Wright sold 200,000 shares of UTEK stock on 07/23/2012 at the average price of $30.55. Bruce R Wright owns at least 128,126 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.73% since.

Ultratech Stepper, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets photolithography equipment designed to reduce the cost of ownership for manufacturers of integrated circuits, including advanced packaging processes, photomasks, thin film magnetic recording devices and micromachined components. Ultratech, Inc. has a market cap of $843.2 million; its shares were traded at around $31.69 with a P/E ratio of 20 and P/S ratio of 4.

Ultratech Inc. has released its second quarter 2012 financial results. The company reported net sales of $59.1 million for this quarter, and net income of $11.2 million ($0.41 per share).

Chairman of the Board and CEO Arthur W Zafiropoulo sold a total of 125,000 shares of UTEK stock during the past week.

Amphenol Corporation (APH): EVP CFO Diana G Reardon Sold 120,000 Shares

EVP CFO Diana G Reardon sold 120,000 shares of APH stock on 07/27/2012 at the average price of $60.07. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.65% since.

Amphenol Corporation is one of the world's largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems and coaxial and flat-ribbon cable. Amphenol Corporation has a market cap of $9.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.68 with a P/E ratio of 18.9 and P/S ratio of 2.5. The dividend yield of Amphenol Corporation stocks is 0.7%. Amphenol Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 16.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Amphenol Corporation the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Amphenol Corporation reported second quarter diluted EPS of $0.86 compared to $0.85 prior year quarter. Sales for the second quarter were $1.06 billion – compared to $1.018 billion last year.

Multiple other insiders also recently sold shares of APH stock.

Splunk Inc (SPLK): SVP & CFO David F Conte Sold 110,000 Shares

SVP & CFO David F Conte sold 110,000 shares of SPLK stock on 07/25/2012 at the average price of $27.26. David F Conte owns at least 139,999 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.47% since.

Splunk Inc. provides a software platform, which collects and indexes data and enables users to search, correlate, analyze, monitor and report on this data, all in real time. Splunk Inc has a market cap of $2.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.75.

Splunk Inc. has announced its first quarter 2013 results ended April 30, 2012. For this quarter, the company reported a total revenue increase of 80% to $37.2 million from prior year quarter. GAAP net loss was $20.5 million, including a $14.1 million warrant-related charge. GAAP loss per share was reported at $0.71, and the company generated free cash flow of $9.7 million during this quarter.

President, CEO & Chairman Godfrey Sullivan sold 500,000 shares of SPLK stock on 07/25/2012 at the average price of $27.26. 10% Owner Capital Iv, L.l.c. Jk&b sold 1,679,960 shares of SPLK stock on 07/25/2012 at the average price of $27.26. 10% Owner Associates Viii Lp Srb sold 1,941,399 shares of SPLK stock on 07/25/2012 at the average price of $27.26. Multiple other insiders also sold shares of SPLK stock.

Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB): Senior VP & CFO Mark A Buthman Sold 52,550 Shares

Senior VP & CFO Mark A Buthman sold 52,550 shares of KMB stock on 07/27/2012 at the average price of $85.63. Mark A Buthman owns at least 96,722 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.65% since.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is one of the consumer products companies. Kimberly Clark Corp has a market cap of $34.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $87.9 with a P/E ratio of 17.2 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Kimberly Clark Corp stocks is 3.4%. Kimberly Clark Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 5.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Kimberly Clark Corp the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Kimberly Clark Corp recently released its second quarter 2012 results. Second quarter earnings were $498 million ($1.26 per share), up from $408 million ($1.03 per share) prior year quarter. Total sales increased 0.2%, and gross margin increased to 33.3% from 29.6% last year.

For the complete list of stocks that Sold by their CFOs, go to: Insider Buys.


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