Insiders Are Selling Shares in These S&P 500 Companies

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500 for October 21st and October 24th.

  • Betsy Rafael, who is VP and Corporate Controller at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), sold 7,595 shares on Oct 21 at $397.89 per share for a total value of $3,021,959. About the company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Christine M Mccarthy, who is Executive Vice President, Corporate & Treasurer at Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS), sold 4,500 shares on Oct 21 at $34.92 per share for a total value of $157,150. About the company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.
  • William J Jr Teuber, who is the Vice Chairman at EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), sold 125,596 shares on Oct 21 at $24.20 per share for a total value of $3,039,423. About the company: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world.
  • Gail Deegan, who is a Director at EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), sold 20,000 shares on Oct 21 at $24.32 per share for a total value of $486,476. About the company: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world.
  • Joseph M Tucci, who is the Chairman, President and CEO at EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), sold 350,000 shares on Oct 21 at $24.00 per share for a total value of $8,400,000. About the company: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world.
  • Richard T Burke, who is a Director at Unitedhealth Group, Inc. (NYSE:UNH), sold 100,000 shares on Oct 21 at $47.75 per share for a total value of $4,775,080. About the company: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated owns and manages organized health systems in the United States and internationally. The Company provides employers products and resources to plan and administer employee benefit programs. UnitedHealth also serves the health needs of older Americans, provides specialized care services, and provides health care information and research to providers and payers.
  • Kenneth M Duberstein, who is a Director at The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV), sold 6,000 shares on Oct 21 at $57.02 per share for a total value of $342,126. 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.
  • Ronda E Stryker, who is a Director at Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK), sold 9,000 shares on Oct 21 at $49.49 per share for a total value of $445,383. 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 28,800 shares on Oct 21 at $55.00 per share for a total value of $1,584,000. 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.
  • Charlotte C Weber, who is a Director at Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB), sold 5,800 shares on Oct 21 at $34.00 per share for a total value of $197,200. About the company: Campbell Soup Company, with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets branded convenience food products. The Company’s core divisions include soups and sauces, biscuits and confectionery, and foodservice. Campbell’s distributes its products worldwide.
  • Nicolas H Roelofs Phd, who is a Senior Vice President at Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A), sold 2,400 shares on Oct 21 at $35.00 per share for a total value of $84,000. About the company: Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides core bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries. The Company’s operations include electronic measurement, bio-analytical measurement, semiconductor and board testing.
  • Edward S Lampert, who is a 10% Owner at AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), sold 47,569 shares on Oct 21 at $328.18 per share for a total value of $15,611,374. 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 115,589 shares on Oct 21 at $328.18 per share for a total value of $37,934,431. 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 166 shares on Oct 21 at $328.18 per share for a total value of $54,477. 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 281 shares on Oct 21 at $328.18 per share for a total value of $92,220. 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.
  • Jerome J Mcnamara, who is Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), sold 1,767 shares on Oct 21 at $419.80 per share for a total value of $741,794. About the company: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. design, manufactures and markets surgical systems. The Company’s surgical system controls Intuitive Surgical endoscopic instruments, including rigid endoscopes, blunt and sharp endoscopic dissectors, scissors, scalpels, forceps/pickups, needle holders, endoscopic retractors, electrocautery, ultrasonic cutters, and accessories during surgical procedures.
  • Floyd D Md Loop, who is a Director at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), sold 5,000 shares on Oct 21 at $412.14 per share for a total value of $2,060,702. About the company: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. design, manufactures and markets surgical systems. The Company’s surgical system controls Intuitive Surgical endoscopic instruments, including rigid endoscopes, blunt and sharp endoscopic dissectors, scissors, scalpels, forceps/pickups, needle holders, endoscopic retractors, electrocautery, ultrasonic cutters, and accessories during surgical procedures.
  • Alan J Levy, who is a Director at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG), sold 2,500 shares on Oct 21 at $412.15 per share for a total value of $1,030,375. About the company: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. design, manufactures and markets surgical systems. The Company’s surgical system controls Intuitive Surgical endoscopic instruments, including rigid endoscopes, blunt and sharp endoscopic dissectors, scissors, scalpels, forceps/pickups, needle holders, endoscopic retractors, electrocautery, ultrasonic cutters, and accessories during surgical procedures.
  • 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 and 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.
  • Amy Hanson, who is an Executive Vice President at Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), sold 10,000 shares on Oct 21 at $29.90 per share for a total value of $299,000. 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.
  • Wilbur H Gantz, who is a Director at W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW), sold 1,650 shares on Oct 21 at $167.00 per share for a total value of $275,550. 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.
  • 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.
  • Robert Sands, who is President & CEO at Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ), sold 21,800 shares on Oct 21 at $20.25 per share for a total value of $441,454. About the company: Constellation Brands, Inc. produces and markets beverage alcohol in North America, Europe, and Australia, and New Zealand. The Company has a portfolio of brands across the wine, imported beer, and distilled spirits categories. Constellation conducts its business through wholly owned subsidiaries as well as through a variety of joint ventures with various other entities.
  • Richard Sands, who is the Chairman of the Board at Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ), sold 21,800 shares on Oct 21 at $20.25 per share for a total value of $441,454. About the company: Constellation Brands, Inc. produces and markets beverage alcohol in North America, Europe, and Australia, and New Zealand. The Company has a portfolio of brands across the wine, imported beer, and distilled spirits categories. Constellation conducts its business through wholly owned subsidiaries as well as through a variety of joint ventures with various other entities.

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

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