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Weekly Top Insider Sells: MSFT, GOOG, FB, MYL, and NEE

November 05, 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:



Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): Director William H. Gates III sold 5,500,000 Shares

Director of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) William H. Gates III sold 5,500,000 shares on 10/25/2012 at an average price of $29.49.

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells and supports software products. Microsoft Corporation has a market cap of $236.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.49 with a P/E ratio of 10.7 and P/S ratio of 3.2. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corporation stocks is 2.8%. Microsoft Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 13.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Microsoft Corporation the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On Oct. 18, 2012 Microsoft Corp. announced quarterly revenue of $16.01 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $5.31 billion, $4.47 billion, and $0.53 per share

Director William H Gates III sold 5,500,000 shares of MSFT stock on 10/25/2012 at the average price of 27.95. William H Gates III owns at least 440,984,209 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 5.51% since.

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 153,013 Shares

Executive Chairman of Board of Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Eric E. Schmidt sold 153,013 shares during the past week at an average price of $688.42.

Google Inc. is a technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. Google Inc. has a market cap of $220.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $688.42 with a P/E ratio of 20.4 and P/S ratio of 5.8. Google Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 51.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Google Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On Oct. 18, 2012 Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Google Inc. reported consolidated revenues of $14.10 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012, an increase of 45% compared to the third quarter of 2011. GAAP operating income in the third quarter of 2012 was $2.74 billion, or 19% of revenues. GAAP net income in the third quarter of 2012 was $2.18 billion, compared to $2.73 billion in the third quarter of 2011.

Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 47,250 shares of GOOG stock on 10/26/2012 at the average price of $676.31. Eric E. Schmidt owns at least 57,216 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.79% since.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB): Director James Breyer sold 3,563,387 Shares

Director of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) James Breyer sold 3,563,387 shares on 10/25/2012 at an average price of $21.17.

Facebook Inc. operates a social networking website worldwide. Facebook Inc. has a market cap of $46.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.17 with and P/S ratio of 12.7.

On Oct. 23, 2012 Facebook Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30, 2012. Revenue for the third quarter totaled $1.26 billion, an increase of 32%, compared with $954 million in the third quarter of 2011

Director James Breyer sold 3,563,387 shares of FB stock on 10/25/2012 at the average price of $22.77. James Breyer owns at least 75,812,680 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 7.03% since.

Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL): Executive Chairman Robert J. Coury sold 675,000 Shares

Executive Chairman of Mylan Inc (NASDAQ:MYL) Robert J. Coury sold 675,000 shares on 10/26/2012 at an average price of $25.69.

Mylan Inc. is one of the world's quality generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies. Mylan Inc. has a market cap of $10.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.69 with a P/E ratio of 10.2 and P/S ratio of 1.7. Mylan Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 29.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mylan Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

On Oct. 25, 2012, Mylan Inc. announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2012. Adjusted diluted EPS of $0.83 for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012 compared to $0.55 for the same prior year period, an increase of 51%. Total revenues of $1.81 billion for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012 compared to $1.58 billion for the same prior year period, an increase of 15%.

Director Joseph C. Maroon Md sold 45,000 shares of MYL stock on 10/26/2012 at the average price of $24.99. Joseph C. Maroon Md owns at least 28,228 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.8% since.

NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): Director of Sub Lewis Hay III sold 150,000 Shares

Director of Sub of NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE) Lewis Hay III sold 150,000 shares on 10/31/2012 at an average price of $69.73.

NextEra Energy Inc., formerly known as FPL Group Inc. NextEra Energy Inc. has a market cap of $29.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.73 with a P/E ratio of 15.6 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of NextEra Energy Inc. stocks is 3.5%. NextEra Energy Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.9% over the past 10 years.

On October 24, 2012 NextEra Energy Inc. reported 2012 third quarter net income on a GAAP basis of $415 million, or $0.98 per share, compared with $407 million, or $0.97 per share, in the third quarter of 2011. On an adjusted basis, NextEra Energy’s earnings were $532 million, or $1.26 per share, compared with $551 million, or $1.31 per share, in the third quarter of 2011.

Director of Sub Lewis Hay III sold 210,000 shares of NEE stock on 09/04/2012 at the average price of $67.17. Lewis Hay III owns at least 700,843 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.81% since.

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