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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: HAIN, PMTI, LTD, STZ, GDOT

June 03, 2013 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest CFO sells for the past week were: Hain Celestial Group Inc., Palomar Medical Technologies Inc., L Brands Inc., Constellation Brands Inc. and Green Dot Corp.

Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN): Executive Vice President and CFO Ira J. Lamel Sold 202,182 Shares

Executive Vice President and CFO Ira J. Lamel sold 202,182 shares of HAIN stock on 05/28/2013 at the average price of $69.06. Ira J. Lamel owns at least 37,587 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.53% since.

Hain Celestial Group Inc. has a market cap of $3.21 billion; its shares were traded at around $66.62 with a P/E ratio of 24.21 and P/S ratio of 1.95. Hain Celestial Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Hain Celestial Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Hain Celestial Group Inc. reported a year-over-year net sales increase of 21.4% to $456.1 million in its third quarter of 2013 ended March 31, 2013. Income from continuing operations was $41.8 million this quarter, compared to $24.8 million prior year quarter.

President, CEO and Chairman of the Board Irwin D Simon sold 200,000 shares of HAIN stock on 05/09/2013 at the average price of $62.89.

Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. (PMTI): CFO Paul S. Weiner Sold 78,338 Shares

CFO Paul S. Weiner sold 78,338 shares of PMTI stock on 05/24/2013 at the average price of $13.59. Paul S. Weiner owns at least 256,142 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.44% since.

Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware in 1987. Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. has a market cap of $271.101 million; its shares were traded at around $13.53 with and P/S ratio of 3.01.

Palomar Medical Technologies reported first quarter 2013 revenues of $23.2 million compared to $19 million prior year quarter. Loss from operations was $0.9 million this quarter compared to a loss of $2.3 million last year. During this quarter, Palomar Medical also announced its agreement to be acquired by Cynosure Inc.

Director, CEO and President Joseph P. Caruso sold 40,000 shares of PMTI stock on 05/28/2013 at the average price of $13.6. Multiple other insiders have also recently sold shares of PMTI stock.

L Brands Inc. (LTD): EVP and CFO Stuart B. Burgdoerfer Sold 86,799 Shares

EVP and CFO Stuart B. Burgdoerfer sold 86,799 shares of LTD stock on 05/28/2013 at the average price of $49.93. Stuart B. Burgdoerfer owns at least 100,388 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.16% since.

Limited Brands Inc. is incorporated in the state of Delaware which was founded in 1963. L Brands Inc has a market cap of $14.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.01 with a P/E ratio of 19.69 and P/S ratio of 1.40. The dividend yield of L Brands Inc. stocks is 2.10%. L Brands Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated L Brands Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

EPS for L Brands Inc. increased 17% year-over-year to $0.48 for its first quarter 2013. First quarter sales were $2.26 billion, compared to $2.15 billion last year.

Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ): Executive VP and CFO Robert P. Ryder Sold 75,000 Shares

Executive VP and CFO Robert P. Ryder sold 75,000 shares of STZ stock on 05/29/2013 at the average price of $53.75. Robert P. Ryder owns at least 53,034 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.38% since.

Constellation Brands Inc. is a Delaware corporation incorporated on December 4, 1972, as the successor to a business founded in 1945. Constellation Brands Inc. has a market cap of $10.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.01 with a P/E ratio of 25.97 and P/S ratio of 3.60. Constellation Brands Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 33.2% over the past five years.

Constellation Brands Inc. reported net income of $90 million ($0.47 per share) for its first quarter 2013, as compared to $82 million ($0.43 per share) in the same quarter of last year.

EVP and General Counsel Thomas J Mullin, Executive VP F. Paul Hetterich, and multiple other insiders have all also recently sold shares of STZ stock.

Green Dot Corp (GDOT): CFO John L. Keatley Sold 75,000 Shares

CFO John L. Keatley sold 75,000 shares of GDOT stock on 05/29/2013 at the average price of $18.28. John L Keatley owns at least 67,818 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.7% since.

Green Dot Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in October 1999 as Next Estate Communications Inc. Green Dot Corp has a market cap of $663.153 million; its shares were traded at around $17.97 with a P/E ratio of 19.46 and P/S ratio of 1.36.

Green Dot Corp has released its first quarter 2013 results. GAAP operating revenues increased 9% from prior year quarter to $154.1 million, with GAAP net income decreasing to $15.6 million from $16.4 million last year.

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


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