Insiders are Selling Shares of this Massive Software Company

Following are recent inside trades of key Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) executives and other personnel:

  • Lisa E Brummel, who is a Senior Vice President, sold 40,661 shares at a market price of $27.97 for proceeds of $1,137,317.  She presently has 296,000 shares, or about 0.004% of the 8.4 billion shares outstanding.
  • William H. Gates III, who is a Director, sold 15,000 shares at market prices between $27.65 and $28.20 for total proceeds of $417,785,500.  He presently has 580,974,696 shares, or about 6.95% of the 8.4 billion shares outstanding.
  • Craig J. Mundie, who is the Chief Research & Strategy Officer, exercised 496,074 options at $25.14 and subsequently sold 496,074 shares at a market price of $26.6, for net proceeds of $723,177.  He presently has 343,898 shares, or about 0.004% of the 8.4 billion shares outstanding.
  • Bradford L. Smith, who is a Senior Vice President, exercised 133,333 options at $25.14 per share, and subsequently sold 133,333 at market prices between $27 and $27.25, for net proceeds of $246,365.  He presently has 460,374 shares, or about 0.005% of the 8.4 billion shares outstanding.

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