Insiders are Selling Stock in These Companies in July

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on insider sales registered with the SEC for the week ending Jul 22nd, 2011:

  1.  Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG):  Page, Lawrence sold 27,778 shares at market prices between $537.00 and $542.00 on Jul 13th 2011, for a total cost of $14,981,149. About the company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches. Google Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Strong Margins Continue as Net Income Rises>>
  2.  Nu Skin Enterprises Inc (NYSE:NUS):  Hunt, M sold 280,322 shares at a market price of $40.24 on Jul 19th 2011, for a total cost of $11,280,157. About the company: Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. is a global direct selling company. The Company distributes premium quality personal care products and nutritional supplements. Nu Skin markets its products in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. The Company provides marketing and distribution of technology-based products through Big Planet, Inc.
  3.  Herbalife Ltd (NYSE:HLF):  Johnson, Michael sold 177,330 shares at market prices between $56.63 and $57.53 on Jul 15th 2011, for a total cost of $10,149,518. About the company: Herbalife Ltd. is a network marketing company that sells weight management, nutritional supplement and personal care products. The Company sells its products globally through a network of independent distributors. Herbalife also sells literature and promotional materials.
  4.  Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL):  Sperling, John sold 201,401 shares at a market price of $50.03 on Jul 13th 2011, for a total cost of $10,075,568. About the company: Apollo Group, Inc. provides higher education programs for working adults. The Company provides educational programs and services at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels online and on-campus through subsidiaries.
  5.  Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM):  Byerlein-Hollan, Anne sold 145,859 shares at a market price of $55.75 on Jul 15th 2011, for a total cost of $8,132,266. About the company: Yum! Brands, Inc, owns and franchises quick-service restaurants worldwide. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items. YUM! Brands, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Profit Rises for Fourth Straight Quarter>>
  6.  Cf Industries Holdings Inc (NYSE:CF):  Wilson, Stephen sold 50,000 shares at market prices between $150.18 and $151.87 on Jul 15th 2011, for a total cost of $7,530,887. 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.
  7.  Tyco International Ltd Bermuda (NYSE:TYC):  Breen, Edward sold 152,358 shares at a market price of $48.70 on Jul 13th 2011, for a total cost of $7,420,124. 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. Tyco International Ltd. Third Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek>>
  8.  H J Heinz Co (NYSE:HNZ):  Warmoth, Christopher sold 128,167 shares at market prices between $52.96 and $53.01 on Jul 18th 2011, for a total cost of $6,791,341. About the company: H.J. Heinz Company manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world. The Company’s principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition and other processed food products.
  9.  Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL):  Sperling, Peter sold 113,300 shares at a market price of $50.03 on Jul 13th 2011, for a total cost of $5,668,104. About the company: Apollo Group, Inc. provides higher education programs for working adults. The Company provides educational programs and services at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels online and on-campus through subsidiaries.
  10. CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS):  Moonves , Leslie sold 187,500 shares at a market price of $27.49 on Jul 15th 2011, for a total cost of $5,153,438. About the company: CBS Corporation is a multimedia company that operates broadcasting, television production, and publishing businesses. The Company operates television and radio stations, produces and syndicates television programs, publishes books, provides online content as well as provides outdoor advertising.

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