Insider Stock Trading in S&P 500 Companies This Week

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500 for October 18th and October 19th.

  • William C Montgomery, who is a Director at Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA), bought 2,000 shares on Oct 19 at $90.00 per share for a total value of $180,000. About the company: Apache Corporation is an independent energy company. The Company explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company has operations in North America, onshore Egypt, offshore Western Australia, offshore the United Kingdom in the North Sea (North Sea), and onshore Argentina, as well as on the Chilean side of the island of Tierra del Fuego.
  • John R Church, who is a Senior Vice President at General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS), sold 2,429 shares on Oct 18 at $39.50 per share for a total value of $95,946. About the company: General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  • Ronda E Stryker, who is a Director at Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK), sold 9,000 shares on Oct 19 at $49.71 per share for a total value of $447,415. About the company: Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty surgical and medical products. The Company’s products include implants, biologics; surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment; endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment.
  • Ronda E Stryker, who is a Director at Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK), sold 9,000 shares on Oct 18 at $48.51 per share for a total value of $436,581. About the company: Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty surgical and medical products. The Company’s products include implants, biologics; surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment; endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment.
  • W K Kellogg Foundation Trust, which is a 10% Owner at Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), sold 50,000 shares on Oct 18 at $55.00 per share for a total value of $2,750,000. About the company: Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and other convenience foods. The Company’s products include cereals, cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg markets its products in the United States, Canada, and other countries throughout the world.
  • J W Marriott, Jr., who is the Chairman & CEO at Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), sold 15,583 shares on Oct 18 at $30.46 per share for a total value of $474,658. About the company: Marriott International Inc. is a worldwide operator and franchisor of hotels. The Company franchises lodging facilities and vacation timesharing resorts under various brand names. Marriott also provides services to home and condominium owner associations for projects associated with several of its brands.
  • Richard E Marriott, who is a 10% Owner at Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), sold 15,583 shares on Oct 18 at $30.46 per share for a total value of $474,658. About the company: Marriott International Inc. is a worldwide operator and franchisor of hotels. The Company franchises lodging facilities and vacation timesharing resorts under various brand names. Marriott also provides services to home and condominium owner associations for projects associated with several of its brands.
  • Warren Eisenberg, who is the Co-Chairman at Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY), sold 300,000 shares on Oct 18 at $60.67 per share for a total value of $18,199,710. About the company: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. operates a nationwide chain of retail stores. The Company, through its retail stores, sells a wide assortment of merchandise principally including domestics merchandise and home furnishings as well as food, giftware, health and beauty care items and infant and toddler merchandise.
  • Leonard Feinstein, who is the Co-Chairman at Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY), sold 200,000 shares on Oct 18 at $60.67 per share for a total value of $12,133,140. About the company: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. operates a nationwide chain of retail stores. The Company, through its retail stores, sells a wide assortment of merchandise principally including domestics merchandise and home furnishings as well as food, giftware, health and beauty care items and infant and toddler merchandise.
  • William C Crowley, who is a Director at AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), sold 248 shares on Oct 18 at $326.15 per share for a total value of $80,886. About the company: AutoZone, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The Company offers an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. Autozone operates in United States and Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  • William C Crowley, who is a Director at AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), sold 428 shares on Oct 18 at $326.15 per share for a total value of $139,593. About the company: AutoZone, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The Company offers an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. Autozone operates in United States and Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  • Edward S Lampert, who is a 10% Owner at AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), sold 71,963 shares on Oct 18 at $326.15 per share for a total value of $23,470,924. About the company: AutoZone, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The Company offers an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. Autozone operates in United States and Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  • Edward S Lampert, who is a 10% Owner at AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), sold 176,007 shares on Oct 18 at $326.15 per share for a total value of $57,405,151. About the company: AutoZone, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The Company offers an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. Autozone operates in United States and Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  • John Carne, who is the Executive VP & COO at Cameron International Corporation (NYSE:CAM), sold 19,606 shares on Oct 18 at $50.00 per share for a total value of $980,300. About the company: Cameron International Corporation manufactures oil and gas pressure control equipment, including valves, wellheads, chokes, and assembled systems. The Company’s equipment is used for oil and gas drilling, production, and transmission in onshore, offshore, and subsea applications. Cameron also produces gas turbines, centrifugal gas and air compressors, and other products.
  • Michael A Pulick, who is a Senior Vice President at W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), sold 6,000 shares on Oct 18 at $164.90 per share for a total value of $989,400. About the company: W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair and operating supplies, and related information to the commercial, industrial, contractor, and institutional markets in North America. The Company’s products include motors, HVAC equipment, lighting, hand and power tools, pumps, and electrical equipment.
  • Charles E Jr Peters, who is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), sold 3,735 shares on Oct 18 at $45.52 per share for a total value of $170,017. About the company: Red Hat, Inc. develops and provides open source software and services, including the Red Hat Linux operating system. The Company’s Web site offers information and news about open source software and provides an online community of open source software users and developers.
  • Delisa Alexander, who is Executive Vice President, People & Brand at Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), sold 1,695 shares on Oct 18 at $45.52 per share for a total value of $77,156. About the company: Red Hat, Inc. develops and provides open source software and services, including the Red Hat Linux operating system. The Company’s Web site offers information and news about open source software and provides an online community of open source software users and developers.
  • Charles E Jr Peters, who is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), sold 3,735 shares on Oct 18 at $45.52 per share for a total value of $170,017. About the company: Red Hat, Inc. develops and provides open source software and services, including the Red Hat Linux operating system. The Company’s Web site offers information and news about open source software and provides an online community of open source software users and developers.
  • Delisa Alexander, who is Executive Vice President, People & Brand at Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), sold 1,695 shares on Oct 18 at $45.52 per share for a total value of $77,156. About the company: Red Hat, Inc. develops and provides open source software and services, including the Red Hat Linux operating system. The Company’s Web site offers information and news about open source software and provides an online community of open source software users and developers.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from publicly available SEC filings. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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