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Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: JAZZ, HD, ESRX, SCI

March 11, 2014 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest insider sells over the past week were: Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC, Home Depot Inc., Express Scripts and Service Corporation International Inc.

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

Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (JAZZ): Director Seamus Mulligan Sold 550,000 Shares

Director Seamus Mulligan sold 550,000 shares of JAZZ stock on 03/04/2014 at the average price of $156.25. Seamus Mulligan owns at least 1,455,555 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 2.76% since.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative products to meet unmet medical needs in neurology and psychiatry. Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC has a market cap of $8.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $151.93 with a P/E ratio of 43.00 and P/S ratio of 10.70. Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC had an annual average earnings growth of 68.30% over the past five years.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals has released its fourth quarter 2013 results. Total revenues were $235.7 million for the quarter, compared to $183.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Net income for the quarter was $55.3 million compared to income of $200.5 million in the prior year quarter.

Chairman and CEO Bruce C Cozadd sold 25,000 shares of JAZZ stock on 02/27/2014 at the average price of $158.36. EVP and CFO Kathryn E Falberg sold 2,000 shares of JAZZ stock on 02/12/2014 at the average price of $157. Multiple other insiders have also sold shares of JAZZ stock over the past week.

Home Depot Inc. (HD): CFO and EVP Corp. Services Carol B. Tome Sold 326,610 Shares

CFO and EVP Corp. Services Carol B. Tome sold 326,610 shares of HD stock on 03/03/2014 at the average price of $81.12. Carol B. Tome owns at least 598,904 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.31% since.

Home Depot Inc. is a Delaware corporation that was incorporated in 1978. Home Depot Inc. has a market cap of $115.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $82.18 with a P/E ratio of 22.20 and P/S ratio of 1.50. The dividend yield of Home Depot Inc. stocks is 1.90%. Home Depot Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.40% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Home Depot Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Home Depot Inc. reported fourth quarter 2013 sales of $17.7 billion, a 3% decrease compared to the fourth quarter last year. The fourth quarter of 2013 consisted of only 13 weeks compared with 14 weeks in the fourth quarter of 2012. Net earnings were $1.0 billion, flat from last year.

Chairman & CEO Francis S Blake sold 50,000 shares of HD stock on 03/03/2014 at the average price of $80.93. Francis S Blake owns at least 741,049 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.54% since.

Express Scripts (ESRX): Executive VP and General Counsel Keith J. Ebling Sold 295,367 Shares

Executive VP and General Counsel Keith J. Ebling sold 295,367 shares of ESRX stock on 03/07/2014 at the average price of $77.29. Keith J. Ebling owns at least 91,359 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.72% since.

Express Scripts Inc. was incorporated in Missouri in September 1986, and reincorporated in Delaware in March 1992. Express Scripts has a market cap of $61.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.62 with a P/E ratio of 34.90 and P/S ratio of 0.60. Express Scripts had an annual average earnings growth of 25.90% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Express Scripts the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

The company announced net income of $514.2 million for its fourth quarter of 2013, or $0.64 per diluted share.

Director Seymour Sternberg sold 13,128 shares of ESRX stock on 03/05/2014 at the average price of $76.5.

Service Corporation International Inc. (SCI): Senior VP, CFO and Treasurer Eric D. Tanzberger Sold 180,500 Shares

Senior VP, CFO and Treasurer Eric D. Tanzberger sold 180,500 shares of SCI stock on 03/04/2014 at the average price of $19.01. Eric D. Tanzberger owns at least 252,282 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 1.89% since.

Service Corporation International Inc. has a market cap of $4.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.37 with a P/E ratio of 28.80 and P/S ratio of 1.60. The dividend yield of Service Corporation International Inc. stocks is 1.40%. Service Corporation International Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 12.00% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Service Corporation International Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Service Corporation International Inc. has released its fourth quarter 2013 results. Revenues for this quarter were $668.6 million versus $629.4 million in the prior year quarter. Net income was $25.8 million compared to $26.4 million last year. Operating income decreased to $88 million from $103.8 million a year ago.

Vice President Sales Gerry D. Heard and multiple other insiders have all also sold shares of SCI stock.

For the complete list of stocks that were bought/sold by their company executives, go to: Insider Buys.

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