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Weekly Top Insider Sells--GGP, MNST, ISRG

March 10, 2013 | 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:



General Growth Properties Inc. (GGP): Director John Schreiber sold 18,000,000 Shares

Director of General Growth Properties Inc. (GGP) John Schreiber sold 18,000,000 shares on March 6, 2013 at an average price of $19.75.

General Growth Properties Inc., a Delaware corporation was organized in 1986. General Growth Properties Inc. has a market cap of $18.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.75 with a P/E ratio of 20.8 and P/S ratio of 7.3746. The dividend yield of General Growth Properties Inc. stocks is 2.13%.

On February 4, 2013 General Growth Properties, Inc. reported results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2012. For the Three Months Ended December 31, 2012. Funds From Operations (“Company FFO”) increased 23.3% to $312 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, from $253 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, in the prior year period.

EVP, Finance Hugh K Zwieg sold 105,765 shares of GGP stock on December 31, 2012 at the average price of 19.7. Hugh K Zwieg owns at least 36,372 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.25% since.

Monster Beverage Corp (MNST): Vice Chairman and President Hilton H. Schlosberg sold 459,883 Shares

Vice Chairman and President of Monster Beverage Corp (MNST) Hilton H. Schlosberg sold 459,883 shares on March 7, 2013 at an average price of $47.34.

Monster Beverage Corp was formerly known as Hansen Natural Corporation was incorporated in Delaware on April 25, 1990. Monster Beverage Corp has a market cap of $7.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.34 with a P/E ratio of 25.4453 and P/S ratio of 4.2052. Monster Beverage Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 45.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Monster Beverage Corp the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On Feb. 27, 2013 Monster Beverage Corp reported financial results for the three- and twelve-months ended December 31, 2012. Gross sales for the 2012 fourth quarter increased 16.6 percent to $545.0 million from $467.3 million in the same period last year. Net sales for the three-months ended December 31, 2012 increased 15.0 percent to $471.5 million from $410.0 million a year ago. Gross profit, as a percentage of net sales, for the 2012 fourth quarter was 51.7 percent, compared with 52.3 percent for the comparable 2011 quarter. Operating expenses for the 2012 fourth quarter increased to $130.0 million from $110.8 million in the same quarter last year.

Vice Chairman and President Hilton H Schlosberg sold 459,883 shares of MNST on March 7, 2013 at the average price of $48.73. Hilton H Schlosberg owns at least 22,599,701 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.85% since.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG): Chairman of the Board Lonnie M. Smith sold 25,000 Shares

Chairman of the Board of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Lonnie M. Smith sold 25,000 shares on March 4, 2013 at an average price of $514.63.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. is a Delaware corporation founded in 1995. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has a market cap of $20.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $514.63 with a P/E ratio of 32.1543 and P/S ratio of 9.7087. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 34% over the past 5 years.

On January 22, 2012 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. reported fourth quarter of 2012 revenue of $609 million, up approximately 23% compared with $497 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Fourth quarter of 2012 revenue growth was driven by continued adoption of da Vinci surgery procedures and higher da Vinci Surgical System sales.

Chairman of the Board Lonnie M Smith sold 26,453 shares of ISRG stock on November 27, 2012 at the average price of $528.15. Lonnie M Smith owns at least 385,356 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.56% since.

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