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Weekly Top Insider Sells: DG, VRSK, ACGL, GOOG

December 10, 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:



Dollar General Corporation (DG): Director Adrian M. Jones Sold 2,037,152 Shares

Director of Dollar General Corporation (DG) Adrian M. Jones sold 2,037,152 shares on 11/30/2012 at an average price of $46.80.

Dollar General Corporation was incorporated as a Kentucky corporation. Dollar General Corporation has a market cap of $16.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.8 with a P/E ratio of 18.73 and P/S ratio of 1.11. Dollar General Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 15.9% over the past 10 years.

Dollar General Corporation reported strong sales, operating profit and net income for its fiscal 2012 second quarter (13 weeks) ended Aug. 3, 2012. The company's net income increased by 47 percent to $214 million in the 2012 second quarter, compared to net income of $146 million in the 2011 second quarter.

10% Owner Buck Holdings L.P. sold 9,400,529 shares of DG stock on 11/30/2012 at the average price of $50.04. Buck Holdings L.P. owns at least 54,145,011 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.47% since.

Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK): Senior Vice President Insurance Services Kevin Barry Thompson Sold 458,750 Shares

Senior Vice President Insurance Services of Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK) Kevin Barry Thompson sold 458,750 shares on 12/06/2012 at an average price of $49.34.

Verisk Analytics Inc. is a provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, supply chain and risk management. Verisk Analytics Inc. has a market cap of $8.27 billion; its shares were traded around $49.34 with a P/E ratio of 25.17 and P/S ratio of 6.21.

On Oct. 30, 2012, Verisk Analytics Inc. announced results for the fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Total revenue increased 17.3% and, excluding the impact of recent acquisitions, revenue grew 8.5% for third-quarter 2012. Net income was $82.9 million for third-quarter 2012 and adjusted net income was $92.2 million, an increase of 16.8% and 20.9%, respectively, versus the comparable period in 2011.

Director Glen A. Dell sold 48,311 shares of VRSK stock on 11/20/2012 at the average price of $47.73. Glen A. Dell owns at least 186,524 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 3.37% since.

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL): Vice Chairman John M. Pasquesi sold 300,000 Shares

Vice Chairman of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) John M. Pasquesi sold 300,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $44.73.

Arch Capital Group Ltd. was formed in September 2000. Arch Capital Group Ltd. has a market cap of $6.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.73 with a P/E ratio of 12.85 and P/S ratio of 2.01. Arch Capital Group Ltd. had an annual average earnings growth of 16.5% over the past 10 years.

On Nov. 1, 2012, Arch Capital Group Ltd. reported that net income available to common shareholders for the 2012 third quarter was $184.2 million, or $1.33 per share, compared to $162.3 million, or $1.18 per share, for the 2011 third quarter.

Director James J. Meenaghan sold 4,500 shares of ACGL stock on 11/26/2012 at the average price of $44.29. James J. Meenaghan owns at least 52,503 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.99% since.

Google Inc. (GOOG): Director L. John Doerr Sold 19,097 Shares

Director of Google Inc. (GOOG) L. John Doerr sold 19,097 shares on 12/03/2012 at an average price of $684.21.

Google Inc. was incorporated in California in September 1998 and reincorporated in Delaware in August 2003. Google Inc. has a market cap of $229.48 billion; its shares were traded at around $684.21 with a P/E ratio of 21.08 and P/S ratio of 6.05. Google Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 25.1% over the past five 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.

Executive Chairman of Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 8,289 shares of GOOG stock on 11/28/2012 at the average price of $678.18. Eric E. Schmidt owns at least 195,679 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.89% since.

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