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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Oshkosh Truck Corp, Greenhill & Co. Inc, Community Health Systems Inc, RF Micro Devices Inc, and The GEO Group Inc.

May 15, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: Oshkosh Truck Corp, Greenhill & Co. Inc, Community Health Systems Inc, RF Micro Devices Inc, and The GEO Group Inc.

Oshkosh Truck Corp. (OSK): Chairman & CEO Robert G Bohn sold 640,574 Shares

Chairman & CEO of Oshkosh Truck Corp. (OSK) Robert G Bohn sold 640,574 shares on 05/12/2010 at an average price of $39.21. Oshkosh Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Truck Corp. has a market cap of $3.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.34 with a P/E ratio of 7.2 and P/S ratio of 0.7.

On Apr 29, Oshkosh Corporation reported fiscal 2010 second quarter net sales of $2.86 billion and net income of $292.6 million, or $3.22 per share..

Chairman & CEO Robert G Bohn sold 640,574 shares of OSK stock on 05/12/2010 at the average price of 39.21, the price of the stock has decreased by 2.22% since. Director Richard G Sim bought 8,000 shares of OSK stock on 11/30/2009 at the average price of 38.79, the price of the stock has decreased by 1.16% since. President and COO Charles L Szews, Director J William Andersen, Exec. Vice Pres, Technology Donald H Verhoff, and Director Frederick M Jr Franks together sold 234,066 shares of OSK stock in December, March, and May.

Greenhill & Co. Inc. (GHL): CEO Scott L Bok sold 286,757 Shares

CEO of Greenhill & Co. Inc. (GHL) Scott L Bok sold 286,757 shares on 05/06/2010 at an average price of $84.45. GREENHILL & CO., Inc. is a independent investment bank that provides financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions and restructurings; assists private funds in raising capital from investors; and manages merchant banking funds. Greenhill & Co. Inc. has a market cap of $2.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $75.69 with a P/E ratio of 51.1 and P/S ratio of 7.2. The dividend yield of Greenhill & Co. Inc. stocks is 2.3%. Greenhill & Co. Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 11.8% over the past 5 years.

On April 21, Greenhill & Co., Inc. reported revenues of $48.9 million and net income available to common stockholders of $0.5 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. Diluted earnings per share were $0.02 for the quarter ended March 31, 2010.

CEO Scott L Bok sold 552,271 shares of GHL stock in May and November. Co-CEO Simon A Borrows sold 267,056 shares of GHL stock on 11/23/2009 at the average price of 82.54, the price of the stock has decreased by 8.3% since. CFO Richard J Lieb sold 20,032 shares of GHL stock in May and November. Managing Director David Wyles, Simon A Borrows, Jeffrey F Buckalew, and Brian J. Cassin and Chairman Robert F Greenhill together sold 1,006,286 shares of GHL stock on 05/06/2010.

Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH): Chairman, President & CEO Wayne T Smith sold 250,000 Shares

Chairman, President & CEO of Community Health Systems Inc. (CYH) Wayne T Smith sold 250,000 shares on 05/14/2010 at an average price of $41.01. Community Health Systems, Inc. is a provider of non-urban acute healthcare services. Community Health Systems Inc. has a market cap of $3.77 billion; its shares were traded at around $40.49 with a P/E ratio of 14.6 and P/S ratio of 0.3. Community Health Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Community Health Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On April 21, Community Health Systems, Inc. announced financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2010.

Net operating revenues was $3.2 billion, an 8.5 percent increase compared with $2.9 billion for the same period in 2009. Income from continuing operations increased to $85.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2010, compared with $70.8 million for the same period in 2009. Income from continuing operations attributable to Community Health Systems, Inc. increased to $0.75 per share (diluted), on 92.8 million weighted average shares outstanding for the three months ended March 31, 2010, compared with $0.63 per share (diluted), on 90.9 million weighted average shares outstanding for the same period in 2009. Net income attributable to Community Health Systems, Inc. common stockholders increased 18.8 percent to $70.0 million.

Chairman, President & CEO Wayne T Smith sold 250,000 shares of CYH stock on 05/14/2010 at the average price of 41.01, the price of the stock has decreased by 1.27% since. Executive VP and CFO W Larry Cash sold 240,000 shares of CYH stock on 04/26/2010 at the average price of 40.34, the price of the stock has increased by 0.37% since. Division President Thomas Daniel Miller, Executive VP and Secretary Rachel A Seifert, and SVP/Chief Accounting Officer T Mark Buford together sold 106,028 in April. Division President Michael T Portacci sold 130,290 shares of CYH stock in April.

RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD): President and CEO Robert A Bruggeworth sold 352,575 Shares

President and CEO of RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD) Robert A Bruggeworth sold 352,575 shares during the past week at an average price of $5.37. RF Micro Devices, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications. RF Micro Devices Inc. has a market cap of $1.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $5.13 with a P/E ratio of 13.2 and P/S ratio of 1.5.

On March 8, RF Micro Devices, Inc. provided updated financial information for RFMD's fiscal 2010 fourth quarter, ending April 3, 2010. RFMD now expects to generate quarterly revenue of approximately $240 million to $245 million, which represents approximately 41% year-over-year growth at the midpoint of this updated outlook. As a result of the anticipated increase in revenue, RFMD expects to achieve non-GAAP quarterly earnings per share of approximately $0.11 to $0.12.

President and CEO Robert A Bruggeworth sold 512,575 shares of RFMD stock in March, April, and May. VP Administration and CFO William A Priddy sold 216,316 shares of RFMD stock in March, April, and May. VP and Corp. Treasurer Suzanne B Rudy sold 29,718 shares of RFMD stock in May. VP and Corporate Controller Barry D Church sold 29,718 shares of RFMD stock in May. VP Wireless Products Steven E Creviston sold 30,000 shares of RFMD stock on 05/04/2010 at the average price of 5.75, the price of the stock has decreased by 10.78% since.

The GEO Group Inc. (GEO): Chairman & CEO George C Zoley sold 231,447 Shares

Chairman & CEO of The GEO Group Inc. (GEO) George C Zoley sold 231,447 shares on 05/07/2010 at an average price of $20.26. GEO is a delivery of correctional and detention management, health and mental health, and other diversified services to federal, state, and local government agencies around the globe. The Geo Group Inc. has a market cap of $1.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.57 with a P/E ratio of 15.3 and P/S ratio of 1. The Geo Group Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 24.1% over the past 10 years.

On May 05, The GEO Group reported first quarter 2010 financial results. GEO reported GAAP and Pro Forma income from continuing operations for the first quarter 2010 of $17.7 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, compared to GAAP income from continuing operations of $15.1 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, and Pro Forma income from continuing operations of $15.9 million, or $0.31 per share, for the first quarter of 2009.

Chairman & CEO George C Zoley sold 658,918 shares of GEO stock in May, February, and November. Director Clarence E Anthony bought 1,500 shares of GEO stock on 05/10/2010 at the average price of 21.11, the price of the stock has increased by 2.18% since. President and COO Wayne H Calabrese, SVP Mental Health Services Jorge A Dominicis, SVP & General Counsel John J Bulfin, and President - U.S. Corrections John Hurley together sold 184,300 shares of GEO stock on 05/07/2010.

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


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