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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings I, Volcom Inc, CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC, WidePoint Corp., and WilliamsSonoma Inc

April 11, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: WilliamsSonoma Inc, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings I, Volcom Inc, CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC,and WidePoint Corp.

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings I (AXL): Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner Richard E Dauch sold 200,100 Shares

Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings I (AXL) Richard E Dauch sold 200,100 shares on 04/07/2010 at an average price of $10.56. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. is a company that designs, engineering and manufacture of drive line systems for light trucks and sport utility vehicles. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings I has a market cap of $722.2 million; its shares were traded at around $10.09 with and P/S ratio of 0.5.

On February 5, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2009. Fourth quarter sales of $464.0 million were 13% higher than the third quarter of 2009Operating income of $29.0 million, or 6.3% of salesNet income of $48.6 million, or $0.80 per share, marks AAM's second consecutive profitable quarter. Net cash provided by operating activities of $37.0 million reflects year-over-year improvement of $102.8 million

Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner Richard E Dauch sold 200,100 shares of AXL stock on 04/07/2010 at the average price of 10.56, the price of the stock has decreased by 4.45% since. EVP-Finance & CFO Michael K Simonte bought 5,000 shares of AXL stock on 02/11/2010 at the average price of 8.54, the price of the stock has increased by 18.15% since. Director Salvatore J. Sr. Bonanno bought 3,000 shares of AXL stock on 02/08/2010 at the average price of 8.79, the price of the stock has increased by 14.79% since.

Volcom Inc. (VLCM): Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner Richard R Woolcott sold 160,000 Shares

Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner of Volcom Inc. (VLCM) Richard R Woolcott sold 160,000 shares on 04/06/2010 at an average price of $20.01. Volcom is a designer, marketer and distributor of premium quality young mens and womens clothing, accessories and related products under the Volcom brand name. Volcom Inc. has a market cap of $509.7 million; its shares were traded at around $20.91 with a P/E ratio of 23.5 and P/S ratio of 1.7.

On February 25, Volcom, Inc. announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009.

· Fourth Quarter Consolidated Revenues of $64.2 Million; Net Income of $3.4 Million

· Full-Year Consolidated Revenues of $280.6 Million; Net Income of $21.7 Million,

· 2009 Cash Flow from Operations Reaches Record $36.2 Million

Chairman and CEO, 10% Owner Richard R Woolcott sold 240,000 shares of VLCM stock in April, March, February, January, and December. EVP of Sales Tom D Ruiz sold 11,000 shares of VLCM stock in April and March. Director Rene R Woolcott sold 60,000 shares of VLCM stock in March, February, and January.

CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC. (CBRL): President & CEO Michael A Woodhouse sold 160,000 Shares

President & CEO of CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC. (CBRL) Michael A Woodhouse sold 160,000 shares on 04/08/2010 at an average price of $50.01. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., formerly CBRL Group, Inc. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. has a market cap of $1.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.14 with a P/E ratio of 14.2 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. stocks is 1.6%. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 16% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On February 23, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. reported net income per diluted share of $1.09 for the second quarter of fiscal 2010, compared with $0.81 in the second quarter of fiscal 2009, an increase of 34.6%. Net income was $25.4 million compared with $18.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2009.

President & CEO Michael A Woodhouse sold 285,082 shares of CBRL stock in April, March, and November. Director Robert C Hilton, Sr. VP, Human Resources Robert J Harig and Sr. VP & Chief Legal Officer Forrest Shoaf together sold 5,733 shares of CBRL stock in April. Vice President Patrick A Scruggs sold 6,452 shares of CBRL stock in April and March.

WidePoint Corp. (WYY): Chairman, President and CEO Steve L Komar sold 150,000 Shares

Chairman, President and CEO of WidePoint Corp. (WYY) Steve L Komar sold 150,000 shares on 04/07/2010 at an average price of $0.8. WidePoint is a technology-based provider of products and services to the government sector and commercial markets. Widepoint Corp. has a market cap of $57.1 million; its shares were traded at around $0.942 with a P/E ratio of 47.1 and P/S ratio of 1.4.

On March 31, WidePoint Corporation announced financial results for the three months and full year ending December 31, 2009. Full-Year Revenues Increase 22.2% and Q4 2009 Revenues Increase 12.5, Full-Year Income Totals $1.4 Million; a $2.5 Million Positive Swing versus 2008 Loss and Net Income for Q4 2009 Up Over 75% vs. Prior Year

Chairman, President and CEO Steve L Komar sold 158,900 shares of WYY stock in April and February. CFO, VP, Secretary James T Mccubbin sold 200,000 shares of WYY stock on 02/19/2010 at the average price of 0.75, the price of the stock has increased by 25.6% since. VP & Chief Technology Officer Daniel E. Turissini bought 1,750 shares of WYY stock on 12/04/2009 at the average price of 0.78, the price of the stock has increased by 20.77% since. VP & Chief Technology Officer Daniel E. Turissini sold 54,611 shares of WYY stock in December.

WilliamsSonoma Inc. (WSM): CHAIRMAN & CEO Howard Lester sold 140,522 Shares

CHAIRMAN & CEO of WilliamsSonoma Inc. (WSM) Howard Lester sold 140,522 shares on 04/01/2010 at an average price of $26.64. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a retailer of products for the home. WilliamsSonoma Inc. has a market cap of $3.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.43 with a P/E ratio of 31.6 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Williamssonoma Inc. stocks is 1.6%.

On March 22, WilliamsSonoma, Inc. announced operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2010, as compared to the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 1, 2009 , and financial guidance for fiscal year 2010. Net revenues in Q4 09 increased 8.1% to $1.090 billion versus $1.008 billion in Q4 08, including a comparable store sales increase of 7.6%.

CHAIRMAN & CEO Howard Lester sold 386,022 shares of WSM stock in March, April, and December. EVP, COO & CFO Sharon Mccollam sold 138,000 shares of WSM stock on 11/24/2009 at the average price of 21.5, the price of the stock has increased by 36.88% since. PRESIDENT WS BRAND Richard A. Harvey, SVP - GENERAL COUNSEL Seth Jaffe and PRESIDENT WSI Laura Alber together sold 170,643 shares of WSM stock in March. EVP CMO Pat Connolly sold 400,000 shares of WSM stock in December.

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