Insider Trades in S&P 500 Companies: VFC, GWW, CF, ICE, TIF, WPI, ARG, PHM, GME, QLGC

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500 for September 15th and September 16th.

  • M Rust Sharp, who is a Director at V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC), sold 4,800 shares on Sep 16 at $125.00 per share for a total value of $600,000. About the company: VF Corporation is an international apparel company. The Company owns a broad portfolio of brands in the jeanswear, outerwear, packs, footwear, sportswear and occupational apparel categories. VF Corp’s products are marketed to consumers shopping in specialty stores, upscale and traditional department stores, national chains and mass merchants.
  • John L Howard, who is a Sr. VP and General Counsel at W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), sold 2,799 shares on Sep 15 at $160.34 per share for a total value of $448,790. 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.
  • John L Howard, who is a Sr. VP and General Counsel at W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), sold 4,519 shares on Sep 15 at $159.85 per share for a total value of $722,351. 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.
  • John L Howard,  who is Sr. VP and General Counsel at W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), sold 4,682 shares on Sep 15 at $159.57 per share for a total value of $747,126. 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.
  • Stephen R Wilson, who is an insider at CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF), sold 20,000 shares on Sep 15 at $180.11 per share for a total value of $3,602,264. About the company: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products in North America. The Company’s principal products in the nitrogen segment are ammonia, urea and urea ammonium nitrate solution and its principal products in the phosphate segment are diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and granular muriate of potash.
  • Jeffrey C Sprecher, who is Chief Executive Officer at IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), sold 47,250 shares on Sep 15 at $121.75 per share for a total value of $5,752,454. About the company: IntercontinentalExchange Inc. operates global commodity and financial products marketplaces. The Company operates electronic energy markets and soft commodity exchanges as well. ICE offers access to contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions, as well as agricultural commodities including cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, and sugar.
  • Jon M King, who is an Executive Vice President at Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF), sold 15,000 shares on Sep 15 at $75.69 per share for a total value of $1,135,350. About the company: Tiffany & Co. operates jewelry and specialty retail stores and designs and manufactures its products through subsidiary companies. The Company retails its products through stores and boutiques in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Brazil, and wholesales outside the United States. Tiffany also markets through the Internet and catalogs.
  • Albert F Hummel, who is a Director at Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE:WPI), sold 10,000 shares on Sep 16 at $67.25 per share for a total value of $672,507. About the company: Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells generic and brand name pharmaceutical products. The Company’s core focus is specialty products, nephrology, urology, and generic products.
  • Leslie J Graff, who is Sr. VP Corporate Development at Airgas Inc. (NYSE:ARG), sold 5,500 shares on Sep 15 at $64.70 per share for a total value of $355,850. About the company: Airgas, Inc. distributes industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment. The Company also produces and distributes liquid carbon dioxide and dry ice in the United States. Airgas’ integrated distribution network consists of branch locations, distribution centers, and outbound telemarketing operations.
  • Bryce Blair, who is a Director at PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM), bought 4,396 shares on Sep 15 at $4.51 per share for a total value of $19,826. About the company: Pulte Group Inc. sells and constructs homes, and purchases, develops, and sells residential land and develops active adult communities. The Company also provides mortgage financing, title insurance, and other services to home buyers. Pulte has operations in various markets across the United States and Puerto Rico.
  • Stephanie M Shern, who is a Director at GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), sold 17,000 shares on Sep 16 at $24.95 per share for a total value of $424,179. About the company: GameStop Corporation operates specialty electronic game and PC entertainment software stores throughout the United States, Australia, Canada and Europe. The Company stores sell new and used video game hardware, video game software and accessories, as well as PC entertainment software, and related accessories and other merchandise.
  • Roger J Klein, who is Senior VP and GM at QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC), sold 9,119 shares on Sep 15 at $14.37 per share for a total value of $131,040. About the company: QLogic Corp. supplies high performance storage networking solutions and networking infrastructure solutions which are sold primarily to original equipment manufacturers and distributors. The Company produces host bus adapters and Fibre Channel switches including core, blade and stackable switches. QLogic also supplies enclosure management and baseboard management products.

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

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