Weekly Top Insider Sells
Google Inc. (GOOG): Executive Chairman of the Board Eric E. Schmidt Sold 183,949 Shares
Executive Chairman of the Board of Google Inc. (GOOG) Eric E. Schmidt sold 183,949 shares during the past week at an average price of $801.19.
Google Inc. was incorporated in California in September 1998 and reincorporated in Delaware in August 2003. Google Inc. has a market cap of $264.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $801.19 with a P/E ratio of 24.9 and P/S ratio of 5.1. Google Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 37% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Google Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.
On Jan. 22, 2013, Google Inc. announced financial results for the quarter and the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2012. In December 2012, we entered into an agreement with Arris Group Inc. and certain other persons to dispose the Motorola Home business for a total consideration of approximately $2.35 billion in cash and stock, subject to certain adjustments. The transaction is expected to close in 2013. As a result, financial results related to the Home business are presented as net loss from discontinued operations on the consolidated statements of income, and are excluded from all other results unless otherwise noted. Assets and liabilities of the Home business are not presented separately because they are not material.
Google Inc. reported consolidated revenues of $14.42 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2012, an increase of 36% compared to the fourth quarter of 2011. Google Inc. reports advertising revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs (TAC). In the fourth quarter of 2012, TAC totaled $3.08 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues.
Executive Chairman of the Board Eric E. Schmidt sold 6,132 shares of GOOG stock on 03/25/2013 at the average price of $815.46. Eric E. Schmidt owns at least 178,980 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.75% since.
Target Corp. (TGT): Executive Officer Gregg W. Steinhafel sold 301,638 Shares
Executive Officer of Target Corp. (TGT) Gregg W. Steinhafel sold 301,638 shares on 03/25/2013 at an average price of $68.66.
Target Corp. was incorporated in Minnesota in 1902. The company operates as three reportable segments. Target Corp. has a market cap of $44.04 billion; its shares were traded around $68.66 with a P/E ratio of 15.3 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Target Corp stocks is 2%. Target Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 9.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Target Corp the business predictability rank of 5-star.
On Feb. 27, 2013, TargetCorporation reported fourth quarter net earnings of $961 million, or $1.47 per share, and full-year net earnings of $2.999 billion, or $4.52 per share. Adjusted earnings per share, a measure the company believes is useful in providing period-to-period comparisons of the results of its U.S. operations, were $1.65 in fourth quarter 2012, up 10.1 percent from $1.49 in 2011. Full-year adjusted earnings per share were $4.76, up 7.9 percent from $4.41 in 2011. A reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures to GAAP measures is provided in the tables attached to this press release. All earnings per share figures refer to diluted earnings per share.
Executive Officer Jodee A. Kozlak sold 6,614 shares of TGT stock on 03/21/2013 at the average price of $68. Jodee A. Kozlak owns at least 41,120 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.97% since.
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