Insider Trades 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 24th and October 25th.

  • Brian Kevin Turner, who is the Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), sold 40,000 shares on Oct 24 at $27.06 per share for a total value of $1,082,328. About the company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Paal Kibsgaard, who is the Chief Executive Officer at Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), bought 6,000 shares on Oct 25 at $69.00 per share for a total value of $414,000. About the company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Donald W Blair, who is the Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), sold 11,000 shares on Oct 24 at $95.75 per share for a total value of $1,053,250. About the company: NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors.
  • Michael J Hannon, who is an Executive Vice President at PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC), sold 5,000 shares on Oct 24 at $54.64 per share for a total value of $273,207. About the company: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services organization. The Company provides regional banking, wholesale banking, and asset management services nationally and in the Company’s primary regional markets.
  • William H Heyman, who is the Vice Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV), sold 30,000 shares on Oct 24 at $57.80 per share for a total value of $1,734,090. About the company: The Travelers Companies, Inc. provides commercial property casualty insurance and asset management services to businesses, government units, associations and individuals. The Company underwrites homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents.
  • Janet M Dolan, who is a Director at The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV), sold 6,000 shares on Oct 24 at $57.76 per share for a total value of $346,572. About the company: The Travelers Companies, Inc. provides commercial property casualty insurance and asset management services to businesses, government units, associations and individuals. The Company underwrites homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents.
  • Ronda E Stryker, who is a Director at Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK), sold 9,000 shares on Oct 24 at $49.28 per share for a total value of $443,483. 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.
  • Laurie Siegel, who is Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC), sold 6,643 shares on Oct 24 at $45.00 per share for a total value of $298,935. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  • W K Kellogg Foundation Trust, which is a 10% Owner at Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), sold 10,800 shares on Oct 24 at $55.01 per share for a total value of $594,080. 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.
  • Robert C Cox, who is Executive Vice President, Chubb & Son at The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB), sold 4,000 shares on Oct 25 at $68.11 per share for a total value of $272,440. About the company: The Chubb Corporation, a holding company, offers property and casualty insurance, which includes personal, standard commercial and specialty commercial insurance. The Company provides insurance coverage principally in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and parts of Latin America and Asia.
  • James I Cash, who is a Director at The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB), sold 8,000 shares on Oct 25 at $68.03 per share for a total value of $544,240. About the company: The Chubb Corporation, a holding company, offers property and casualty insurance, which includes personal, standard commercial and specialty commercial insurance. The Company provides insurance coverage principally in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and parts of Latin America and Asia.
  • William Stensrud, who is a Director at Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), sold 30,000 shares on Oct 24 at $22.49 per share for a total value of $674,748. About the company: Juniper Networks, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure solutions for Internet service providers and other telecommunications service providers. The Company offers network infrastructure solutions that includes IP routing, Ethernet switching, security and application acceleration solutions.
  • Graham Smith, who is the Chief Financial Officer at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 3,000 shares on Oct 24 at $128.96 per share for a total value of $386,870. About the company: Salesforce.com, Inc. provides software on demand. The Company supplies a customer relationship management service to businesses worldwide providing a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run business applications. Clients use Salesforce.com to manage their customer, sales and operational data.
  • Luis P Jr Nieto, who is a Director at AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), sold 1,000 shares on Oct 25 at $330.09 per share for a total value of $330,090. 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.
  • Peter R Sachse, who is the Chief Marketing Officer at Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), sold 36,000 shares on Oct 24 at $29.80 per share for a total value of $1,072,800. About the company: Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
  • Joel A Belsky, who is the Executive Vice President & Controller at Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), sold 14,000 shares on Oct 24 at $31.27 per share for a total value of $437,725. About the company: Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
  • Sanjay Mehrotra, who is the President & CEO at SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK), sold 10,000 shares on Oct 24 at $50.00 per share for a total value of $500,000. About the company: SanDisk Corporation supplies flash data storage products. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets industry-standard, solid-state data, digital imaging, and audio storage products using its patented, high-density flash memory and controller technology.
  • Robert C Dobkin, who is Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer at Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:LLTC), sold 25,000 shares on Oct 24 at $31.50 per share for a total value of $787,500. About the company: Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets a line of linear integrated circuits. The Company’s products include high performance amplifiers, comparators, voltage references, monolithic filters, linear regulators, DC-DC converters, battery chargers, data converters, communications interface circuits, and RF signal conditioning circuits.
  • Vincent Ratford who is Sr. Vice President at Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), sold 9,416 shares on Oct 24 at $31.00 per share for a total value of $291,896. About the company: Xilinx, Inc. designs, develops, and markets complete programmable logic solutions. The Company’s solutions include advanced integrated circuits, software design tools, predefined system functions delivered as cores of logic, and field engineering support. Xilinx sells its products through several channels of distribution to customers in the United States and overseas.
  • Frederick D Kuester, who is an Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE:WEC), sold 86,000 shares on Oct 24 at $33.00 per share for a total value of $2,838,000. About the company: Wisconsin Energy Corporation is a diversified energy holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides utility services such as distributing electric, gas, steam, and water.
  • Gale E Klappa, who is the Chairman, President, and CEO at Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE:WEC), sold 19,020 shares on Oct 24 at $33.00 per share for a total value of $627,660. About the company: Wisconsin Energy Corporation is a diversified energy holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides utility services such as distributing electric, gas, steam, and water.
  • Jeffrey H Miller, who is Executive Vice President, Operations & General Counsel at Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE:HCN), sold 2,000 shares on Oct 24 at $50.00 per share for a total value of $100,000. About the company: Health Care REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in senior housing and health care real estate. Health Care also provide an extensive array of property management and development services. The trust owns interests in nursing homes, retirement centers, assisted living facilities, and specialty care hospitals.
  • Scott A Estes, who is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE:HCN), sold 1,500 shares on Oct 24 at $50.00 per share for a total value of $75,000. About the company: Health Care REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in senior housing and health care real estate. Health Care also provide an extensive array of property management and development services. The trust owns interests in nursing homes, retirement centers, assisted living facilities, and specialty care hospitals.

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

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