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Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: BCR, GLUU, AMT, APOL, JACK

January 20, 2014 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest insider sells during the past week were: C.R. Bard Inc., Glu Mobile Inc., American Tower Corp., Apollo Education Group Inc. and Jack in the Box Inc.

The overall trend of insiders is illustrated in the chart below:

C.R. Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR): President and COO John H. Weiland Sold 81,500 Shares

President and COO John H. Weiland sold 81,500 shares of BCR stock on 01/16/2014 at the average price of $136.13. John H. Weiland owns at least 139,057 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.68% since.

C.R. Bard Inc., was incorporated in 1923. The Company engaged in the design, manufacture, packaging, distribution and sale of medical, surgical, diagnostic and patient care devices. C.R. Bard Inc. has a market cap of $10.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $135.21 with a P/E ratio of 77.40 and P/S ratio of 3.64. The dividend yield of C.R. Bard Inc. stocks is 0.61%. C.R. Bard Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.40% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated C.R. Bard Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

C.R. Bard Inc. has released its third quarter 2013 results. Third quarter net sales were $758 million, an increase of 5% over the prior year quarter. Net income was $93.2 million and EPS were $1.15, a decrease of 28% and 23% respectively. The company will release its fourth quarter results soon.

Chairman and CEO Timothy M. Ring sold 10,231 shares of BCR stock on 01/02/2014 at the average price of $132.07. Group Vice President Sharon M. Luboff sold 2,500 shares of BCR stock on 01/13/2014 at the average price of $135.

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU): EVP and CFO Eric R. Ludwig Sold 80,000 Shares

EVP and CFO Eric R. Ludwig sold 80,000 shares of GLUU stock on 01/15/2014 at the average price of $4.13. Eric R. Ludwig owns at least 82,702 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.18% since.

Glu Mobile Inc., was incorporated in Nevada in May 2001 as Cyent Studios Inc. Glu Mobile Inc. has a market cap of $315.725 million; its shares were traded at around $4.04 with and P/S ratio of 2.85.

Director Hany Nada and other insiders have all also sold shares of GLUU stock over the past week.

American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT): EVP and CFO Thomas A. Bartlett Sold 65,240 Shares

EVP and CFO Thomas A Bartlett sold 65,240 shares of AMT stock on 01/15/2014 at the average price of $83. Thomas A Bartlett owns at least 21,619 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 0.18% since.

American Tower Corp was incorporated in the State of Delaware. American Tower Corp has a market cap of $32.81 billion; its shares were traded at around $83.15 with a P/E ratio of 56.60 and P/S ratio of 10.42. The dividend yield of American Tower Corp stocks is 1.32%. American Tower Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 10.80% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated American Tower Corp the business predictability rank of 3-star.

American Tower Corp has reported third quarter total revenue increase of 13.3% to $807.9 million and operating income increase of 4.5% to $308.9 million.

Apollo Education Group Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL): SVP and CFO Brian L. Swartz Sold 50,500 Shares

SVP and CFO Brian L. Swartz sold 50,500 shares of APOL stock on 01/10/2014 at the average price of $30.49. Brian L. Swartz owns at least 96,625 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 10.53% since.

Apollo Group Inc. was incorporated in Arizona in 1981. Apollo Education Group Inc. has a market cap of $3.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.70 with a P/E ratio of 17.80 and P/S ratio of 1.10. Apollo Education Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 8.80% over the past 10 years.

Apollo Education Group has released its first quarter 2014 results ended Nov. 30, 2013. In this quarter, the company generated revenues of $856.3 million and diluted EPS of $0.87. This compared to revenues of $1.1 billion in the same quarter of 2013.

SVP and General Counsel Sean Martin and other insiders have all also sold shares of APOL stock.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK): Executive VP and CFO Jerry P. Rebel Sold 60,000 Shares

Executive VP and CFO of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) Jerry P. Rebel sold 60,000 shares during the past week at an average price of $48.38.

Jack in the Box Inc. is a Delaware Corporation. The company operates and franchises more than 2,800 Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants (QSR) and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants. Jack in the Box Inc. has a market cap of $2.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.79 with a P/E ratio of 44.50 and P/S ratio of 1.51. Jack in the Box Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.20% over the past 10 years.

In its fourth quarter of 2014, the restaurant chain reported earnings from continuing operations of $24.1 million ($0.54 per diluted share), compared with $19.2 million ($0.42 per share) in the prior year quarter.

VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Carol A. Diraimo sold 9,682 shares of JACK stock on 01/14/2014 at the average price of $50.

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