Insiders are Selling Shares in These Top Companies

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider sales registered with the SEC for the week ending Sep 2nd, 2011:

  1.  Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE:LGF):  Icahn, Carl sold 22,081,000 shares at a market price of $7.00 on Aug 30th 2011, for a total cost of $154,567,000. About the company: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. The Company’s divisions produce motion pictures, television programming, animation, and digital media. Lions Gate distributes its films and other media in the United States, Canada, and internationally.
  2.  Douglas Emmett Inc (NYSE:DEI):  Panzer, Kenneth sold 1,000,000 shares at a market price of $17.61 on Aug 24th 2011, for a total cost of $17,610,000. About the company: Douglas Emmett, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that invests in office and multifamily properties in Los Angeles County, California and Honolulu, Hawaii.
  3.  Perrigo Co (NASDAQ:PRGO):  Arkin, Moshe sold 170,145 shares at a market price of $96.46 on Aug 30th 2011, for a total cost of $16,411,795. About the company: Perrigo Company manufactures store brand over-the-counter pharmaceutical products and also manufactures store brand nutritional products. The Company’s customers include major national and regional retail drug, supermarket, and mass merchandise chains such as Albertson’s, CVS, and Target, and major wholesalers such as Super Valu and McKesson.
  4.  Hansen Natural Corp (NASDAQ:HANS):  Sacks, Rodney sold 133,012 shares at market prices between $84.41 and $85.16 on Aug 23rd 2011, for a total cost of $11,296,103. About the company: Hansen Natural Corporation markets and distributes fruit juices, fruit juice Smoothies, juice cocktails, iced teas, lemonades, energy drinks, and still water. The Company distributes its beverages under the Hansen’s Natural brand name in the United States and overseas.
  5.  Stanley Black & Decker Inc (NYSE:SWK):  Archibald, Nolan sold 154,215 shares at a market price of $62.05 on Aug 30th 2011, for a total cost of $9,568,779. About the company: Stanley Black & Decker Inc. is a diversified worldwide supplier of tools and solutions for professional, industrial and construction and do-it-yourself use. The Company’s products include mechanical and electronic security products and systems, professional industrial and automotive mechanics tools, hand tools, consumer mechanics tools, storage systems, pneumatic tools and fasteners.
  6.  Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO):  Bozer, Ahmet sold 123,796 shares at a market price of $70.00 on Aug 30th 2011, for a total cost of $8,665,720. About the company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  7.  Hansen Natural Corp (NASDAQ:HANS):  Schlosberg, Hilton sold 98,012 shares at market prices between $84.41 and $85.16 on Aug 23rd 2011, for a total cost of $8,319,693. About the company: Hansen Natural Corporation markets and distributes fruit juices, fruit juice Smoothies, juice cocktails, iced teas, lemonades, energy drinks, and still water. The Company distributes its beverages under the Hansen’s Natural brand name in the United States and overseas.
  8.  Idex Corp (NYSE:IEX):  Kingsley, Lawrence sold 196,329 shares at market prices between $34.94 and $35.28 on Aug 24th 2011, for a total cost of $6,882,997. About the company: IDEX Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets a variety of pump products, dispensing equipment, and other engineered products. The Company’s products include industrial pumps, lubrication systems, banding and clamping devices, and rescue tools. IDEX markets its products to customers in the United States and overseas.
  9.  Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO):  Cummings, Alexander sold 84,370 shares at a market price of $70.00 on Aug 30th 2011, for a total cost of $5,905,900. About the company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  10.  Cognex Corp (NASDAQ:CGNX):  Shillman , Robert sold 149,750 shares at market prices between $35.37 and $35.48 on Aug 29th 2011, for a total cost of $5,301,140. About the company: Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision systems. The Company’s systems are used to automate the manufacture of a variety of discrete items and to assure their quality. Cognex has regional offices located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, and Southeast Asia.

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