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Weekly Top Insider Buys: Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Stryker Corp, Marriott International, AMR Corp and Fulton Financial Corp

Weekly highlight of top insider buys: Bristol Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY), Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK), Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), AMR Corp. (AMR), and Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FULT)

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Bristol Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): EVP & CFO Jean-marc Huet Bought 25,000 Shares

EVP & CFO of Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Jean-marc Huet, bought 25,000 shares on 04/30/2009 at an average price of $19.29.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global leader in the research and development of innovative, lifesaving, and life-enhancing treatments for heart disease; high blood pressure; stroke; diabetes; cancer; HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases; depression schizophrenia and other mental disorders; pain; and other conditions. BristolMyers Squibb Company has a market cap of $38.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.29 with a P/E ratio of 10.9 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of BristolMyers Squibb Company stocks is 6.5%.

Bristol-Myers Squibb recently posted first quarter 2009 net sales from continuing operations of $5.0 billion, an increase of 3%, or 8% excluding foreign exchange impact, compared to the same period in 2008.

Bristol Myers Squibb Company is owned by sixteen Gurus. They include: Edward Owens, David Williams, Brian Rogers, David Weilliams, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Prem Watsa, Irving Kahn, Bruce Berkowitx, Bill Nygren, Dodge & Cox, Charles Brandes, Ruane Cunniff, Kenneth Fisher, Hotchkis & Wiley, Richard Pzena

Buy: EVP & CFO Jean-marc Huet bought 25,000 shares of BMY stock on 4/30/2009; the price of the stock has increased by 0.21% since. Buy: EVP, CSO & President R&D Elliot Sigal bought 15,000 shares the same day.

Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK): Director Louise Francesconi Bought 5,000 Shares

Director of Stryker Corp., Louise Francesconi, bought 5,000 shares on 4/29/2009 at an average price of $38.25.

Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty surgical and medical products including orthopaedic implants, bone cement, and trauma systems. Stryker Corp. has a market cap of $15.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.25 with a P/E ratio of 13.4 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Stryker Corp. stocks is 1%. Stryker Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 23.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Stryker Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Stryker Corp. recently reported results for the quarter ended 3/31/09. Net sales increased 3.3% to $1,601 million and net earnings decreased 3.2% from $291 million to $281 million

Stryker Corp. is owned by 3 Gurus. Kenneth Fisher owns 11,653 shares as of 3/31/2009, an increase of 129.48% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for less than 0.01% of the $20.33 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC. Dodge & Cox owns 15,500 shares as of 12/31/2008, which accounts for less than 0.01% of the $65.51 billion portfolio of Dodge & Cox. Kenneth Fisher owns 5,078 shares, which make up less than 0.01% of the $20.33 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC.

Buy: Director Howard L Lance and Buy: Director Louise Francesconi both bought shares of SYK stock last month.

Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR): Director Mitt W Romney Bought 4,730 Shares

Director of Marriott International Inc., Mitt W Romney, bought 4,730 shares on 4/27/2009 at an average price of $22.64.

Marriott International Inc. operates and franchises hotels under different brand sames. The company develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, International Horizons, The Ritz-Carlton Club, and Marriott Grand Residence Club brands. Marriott International Inc. has a market cap of $7.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.64 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Marriott International Inc. stocks is 1.6%. Marriott International Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 5.9% over the past 10 years.

Marriott International Inc. recently reported results for the first quarter of 2009. The reported loss from continuing operations attributable to Marriott was $23 million in the first quarter of 2009 compared to reported income from continuing operations attributable to Marriott of $122 million in the year-ago quarter.

Marriott International Inc. is owned by 5 Gurus. They include: Brian Rogers, Kenneth Fisher, Mason Hawkins, and Tom Gayner.

Sell: Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner J W Jr Marriott sold shares of MAR stock throughout November to April. Buy: Director Mitt W Romney bought 4,730 shares of MAR stock on 4/27/2009; the price of the stock has increased by 6.69%. Buy: 10% Owner Richard E Marriott bought 100,000 shares of MAR stock on 2/20/2009 at the average price of $14.24; the price of the stock has increased by 58.99% since. Sell: 13D Group Owning more than 10% David S Marriott , Sell: EVP - Lodging Development Anthony Capuano , and Sell: 13D Group Owning more than 10% John W Iii Marriott shares of MAR last month. The price has increased more than 9%.

AMR Corp. (AMR): Director John W Bachmann Bought 5,000 Shares

Director of AMR Corp., John W Bachmann, bought 5,000 shares on 04/27/2009 at an average price of $5.17.

AMR Corporation operations fall almost entirely in the airline industry. AMR's principal subsidiary is American Airlines Inc., which is is one of the largest scheduled passenger airlines in the world and provides scheduled jet service to more than 169 destinations. American Airlines Inc. is also one of the largest scheduled air freight carriers in the world, providing a full range of freight and mail services to shippers throughout its system. AMR Corp. has a market cap of $1.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $5.17 with and P/S ratio of 0.1.

PRIMECAP Management owns 31,958,846 shares of AMR Corp. as of 12/31/2008, which accounts for 0.79% of the $43.42 billion portfolio of PRIMECAP Management.

Buy: Director John W Bachmann bought 5,000 shares of AMR stock on 04/27/2009 at the average price of $4.55; the price of the stock has increased by 13.63% since. Buy: Director Judith Rodin bought 1,000 shares of AMR stock the same month.

Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FULT): Director Donald M Jr Bowman Bought 1,974 Shares

Director of Fulton Financial Corp., Donald M Jr Bowman, bought 1,974 shares on 4/29/2009 at an average price of $6.37.

Fulton Financial Corp. is a bank holding company. It provides retail and commercial banking and investment management and trust services in many places across America. Fulton Financial Corp. has a market cap of $1.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $6.37 with and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Fulton Financial Corp. stocks is 1.8%. Fulton Financial Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Fulton Financial Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Fulton Financial Corp. recently reported net income available to shareholders of $8.1 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009, an 80.6 percent decrease from the same period in 2008. Total assets at March 31, 2009 were approximately $16.5 billion.

Fulton Financial Corp. is owned by 1 Gurus. Bruce Sherman owns 2,218,348 shares as of 12/31/2008, a decrease of 33.15% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.88% of the $2.42 billion portfolio of Private Capital Management.

Buy: Director Donald M Jr Bowman bought shares of FULT thoughout November and April; Buy: Director Jeffrey G Albertson bought 16,000 shares of FULT stock on 2/20/2009. The price of the stock has increased by 14.98%. Sell: Director Craig A Dally sold 1,000 shares of FULT stock in December and price of the stock has decreased by 28.59% since.


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