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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Staples Inc, American Express Co, Nielsen Holdings NV

June 09, 2013 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Staples Inc, American Express Co, Nielsen Holdings NV Staples, Inc. (SPLS): Chairman and CEO Ronald Sargent sold 525,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO of Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Ronald Sargent sold 525,000 shares on 06/04/2013 at an average price of $15.04. Staples, Inc is a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1985. Staples, Inc. has a market cap of $9.97 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.48 with a P/E ratio of 10.40 and P/S ratio of 0.42. The dividend yield of Staples, Inc. stocks is 2.91%. Staples, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.2% over the past 10 years.

Revenues were $5.8 billion and net income of $169.9 million for Staples Inc’s 2013 first quarter results.

Chairman and CEO Ronald Sargent sold 525,000 shares of SPLS stock on June 4 at the average price of 15.04. CFO Christine T Komola sold 18,000 shares of SPLS stock on May 31 at the average price of 14.93. SVP, General Counsel Michael Williams bought 10,000 shares of SPLS stock on May 23 at the average price of 14.9. Director Robert Nakasone and Director Paul Walsh sold 44,325 shares of SPLS stock in May.

American Express Co (AXP): CEO Kenneth I Chenault sold 471,808 Shares

CEO of American Express Co (AXP) Kenneth I Chenault sold 471,808 shares on 05/30/2013 at an average price of $76.36. American Express Co was founded in 1850 as a joint stock association and was incorporated in 1965 as a New York corporation. American Express Co has a market cap of $83.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.04 with a P/E ratio of 19.49 and P/S ratio of 2.76. The dividend yield of American Express Co stocks is 1.03%. American Express Co had an annual average earnings growth of 5.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated American Express Co the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

American Express reported net earnings of $1.3 billion and total revenues net of interest expense of $7.9 billion for their 2013 first quarter.

CEO Kenneth I Chenault sold 1,115,673 shares of AXP stock in February and May. EVP, CFO Daniel T Henry sold 362,149 shares of AXP stock in February and May. Pres, Int'l Consumer & SBS Douglas E. Buckminster, President, American Express Co Edward P Gilligan, EVP, Advertising John D Hayes, EVP, World Service James Peter Bush, and Pres. Global Merchant Services Anre D Williams sold 783,161 shares of AXP stock in May and June.

Nielsen Holdings NV (NLSN): CEO David L Calhoun sold 333,332 Shares

CEO of Nielsen Holdings NV (NLSN) David L Calhoun sold 333,332 shares on May 31 at an average price of $34.01. Nielsen Holdings B.V. was incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands on May 17, 2006. Nielsen Holdings Nv has a market cap of $12.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.25 with a P/E ratio of 44.44 and P/S ratio of 2.23. The dividend yield of Nielsen Holdings Nv stocks is 0.93%.

Nielsen Holdings NV reported their 2013 first quarter results with net sales of $1.4 billion and net income of $34 million.

CEO David L Calhoun sold 1,000,000 shares of NLSN stock in April and May. CFO Brian West sold 200,000 shares of NLSN stock in April and May. Pres. - Nielsen Global Product Stephen Hasker, EVP, Global Business Services Mitchell Habib, and Director Richard J Bressler sold 8,346,026 shares of NLSN stock in May and June.

For the complete list of stocks that bought by their CEOs, go to: Insider Buys.


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