Insiders Bought and Sold These S&P Shares Recently

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about recent insider trades in the constituent companies of the S&P 500.

  • Kiran Patel, who is an insider at Intuit, Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU), sold 100,000 shares at a cost of $44.13 for a total of $4,413,330 on Aug 22. About the company: Intuit Inc. develops and markets business and financial management software solutions for small and medium sized businesses, financial institutions, consumers, and accounting professionals The Company provides software for small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
  • Pershing Square Capital Management, who is an insider at Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE:FO), bought 860,215 shares at a cost of $54.47 for a total of $46,855,911 on Aug 5. It bought 1,543,243 shares at a cost of $52.67 for a total of $81,282,609 on Aug 8. It bought 1,245,054 shares at a cost of $52.78 for a total of $65,713,950 on Aug 9. About the company: Fortune Brands, Inc. is a holding company with operating companies that offers home and hardware products, produces wines and spirits, and offers golf products.
  • Patrick Pichette, who is an insider at Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), sold 2,394 shares at a cost of $595.00 for a total of $1,424,430 on Aug 4. 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.
  • Jordan Plofsky, who is an insider at Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR), sold 50,000 shares at a cost of $35.32 for a total of $1,765,845 on Aug 8. About the company: Altera Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets programmable logic devices and associated development tools. The Company’s products, include a variety of programmable logic devices and hardcopy application-specific integrated circuits.
  • Stephen Pryor, who is an insider at Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), sold 4,200 shares at a cost of $80.02 for a total of $336,068 on Aug 1. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Richard Reese, who is an insider at Iron Mountain Inc. (NYSE:IRM), bought 257,300 shares at a cost of $31.09 for a total of $7,999,457 on Aug 12.   Iron Mountain Incorporated provides records and information management services to customers in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The Company offers records management services for both physical and digital media, disaster recovery support services, and consulting.
  • J Pedro Reinhard, who is an insider at Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ:SIAL), sold 11,863 shares at a cost of $60.11 for a total of $713,075 on Aug 23. About the company: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation develops, manufactures, purchases and distributes a broad range of chemicals, biochemicals and equipment. The Company’s chemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology manufacturing.
  • Dominique Reiniche, who is an insider at The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), sold 65,431 shares at a cost of $67.52 for a total of $4,417,914 on Aug 15.  She sold 106,394 shares at a cost of $67.85 for a total of $7,219,083 on Aug 16. 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.
  • Frederic G Reynolds, who is an insider at Kraft Foods, Inc. (NYSE:KFT), bought 30,000 shares at a cost of $33.43 for a total of $1,002,990 on Aug 9. About the company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.
  • Anna Richo, who is an insider at Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), sold 22,950 shares at a cost of $55.02 for a total of $1,262,598 on Aug 1. She sold 2,000 shares at a cost of $55.01 for a total of $110,024 on Aug 1. About the company: Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets human therapeutics based on cellular and molecular biology. The Company focuses its research on secreted protein and small molecule therapeutics, with particular emphasis on neuroscience and cancer. Amgen concentrates on the areas of hematology, cancer, infectious disease, endocrinology, neurobiology, and inflammation.
  • Timothy Ring, who is an insider at C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR), sold 12,259 shares at a cost of $90.06 for a total of $1,104,014 on Aug 9. He sold 11,261 shares at a cost of $91.11 for a total of $1,026,025 on Aug 16. About the company: C. R. Bard, Inc. designs, manufactures, packages, distributes, and sells medical, surgical, diagnostic, and patient care devices. The Company sells a broad range of products worldwide to hospitals, individual healthcare professionals, extended care facilities and alternate site facilities. Bard markets vascular, urological, oncological, and surgical specialties products.
  • Carlos Santa Cruz, who is an insider at Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM), sold 10,000 shares at a cost of $63.07 for a total of $630,733 on Aug 22. About the company: Newmont Mining Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company produces gold from operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. Newmont also mines and processes copper in Indonesia.
  • Todd Schermerhorn, who is an insider at C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR), sold 52,720 shares at a cost of $92.51 for a total of $4,877,222 on Aug 15. About the company: C. R. Bard, Inc. designs, manufactures, packages, distributes, and sells medical, surgical, diagnostic, and patient care devices. The Company sells a broad range of products worldwide to hospitals, individual healthcare professionals, extended care facilities and alternate site facilities. Bard markets vascular, urological, oncological, and surgical specialties products.
  • Glen Senk, who is an insider at Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), sold 20,000 shares at a cost of $26.84 for a total of $536,800 on Aug 23. About the company: Urban Outfitters, Inc. operates retail stores and direct response, including a catalog and Web sites. The Company’s Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie retail concepts sell fashion apparel, accessories, and household and gift merchandise. Urban also designs and markets young women’s casual wear which it provides to the Company’s retail operations and sells to retailers worldwide.
  • Louis Simpson, who is an insider at Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), bought 100,000 shares at a cost of $27.46 for a total of $2,746,070 on Aug 8. About the company: Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces oil and natural gas. The Company’s operations are focused on discovering, developing and acquiring conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the United States.
  • Graham Smith, who is an insider at Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), sold 11,500 shares at a cost of $136.84 for a total of $1,573,690 on Aug 15. He sold 1,000 shares at a cost of $112.49 for a total of $112,490 on Aug 23. About the company: Salesforce.com, Inc. provides software on demand. The Company supplies a customer relationship management service to businesses worldwide providing a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run business applications. Clients use Salesforce.com to manage their customer, sales and operational data.
  • Chris Soder, who is an insider at Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), sold 7,000 shares at a cost of $511.00 for a total of $3,577,000 on Aug 10. About the company: Priceline.com Incorporated enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a variety of products and services. The Company’s product allows customers to name their own price on products or services and communicates that demand directly to participating sellers or to their private databases. Participants include domestic and international airlines, and hotel chains.
  • Allan Sorensen, who is an insider at Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), sold 15,000 shares at a cost of $28.09 for a total of $421,301 on Aug 22. About the company: Republic Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection and disposal services in the United States. The Company provides solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers. Republic also operates transfer stations, landfills, and recycling facilities.
  • John Sperling, who is an insider at Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), sold 152,806 shares at a cost of $50.65 for a total of $7,738,987 on Aug 1. 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.
  • Peter Sperling, who is an insider at Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), sold 30,000 shares at a cost of $50.73 for a total of $1,521,906 on Aug 1. 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.
  • William Stensrud, who is an insider at Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), sold 30,000 shares at a cost of $22.89 for a total of $686,844 on Aug 4. About the company: Juniper Networks, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure solutions for Internet service providers and other telecommunications service providers. The Company offers network infrastructure solutions that includes IP routing, Ethernet switching, security and application acceleration solutions.
  • Russ Strobel, who is an insider at Nicor, Inc. (NYSE:GAS), sold 13,643 shares at a cost of $53.54 for a total of $730,501 on Aug 16. He sold 6,357 shares at a cost of $53.69 for a total of $341,278 on Aug 17. About the company: Nicor Inc. is holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides gas distribution services in Illinois as well as containerized freight transportation services the Bahamas and the Caribbean region. Nicor also provides energy-related products and services to retail markets and markets natural gas on a wholesale basis.
  • Ronda Stryker, who is an insider at Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $46.40 for a total of $417,560 on Aug 11. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $48.19 for a total of $433,683 on Aug 12. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $49.10 for a total of $441,944 on Aug 15. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $48.72 for a total of $438,487 on Aug 16. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $48.16 for a total of $433,469 on Aug 17. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $45.16 for a total of $406,400 on Aug 18. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $44.88 for a total of $403,887 on Aug 19. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $44.51 for a total of $400,606 on Aug 22. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $44.68 for a total of $402,108 on Aug 23. She sold 9,000 shares at a cost of $46.07 for a total of $414,606 on Aug 24. 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.
  • TA Associates Inc., who is an insider at MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS), sold 49,085 shares at a cost of $16.09 for a total of $789,699 on Aug 1. It sold 915 shares at a cost of $16.09 for a total of $14,721 on Aug 1. About the company: MetroPCS Communications, Inc. is a wireless communications provider in the United States. The Company offers unlimited wireless voice and data services to the mass market.
  • James D Taiclet Jr, who is an insider at American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), sold 60,000 shares at a cost of $52.26 for a total of $3,135,630 on Aug 1. About the company: American Tower Corporation owns, operates, and develops wireless communications and broadcast towers in the United States. The Company leases antennae sites on multi-tenant towers for a diverse range of wireless communications industries, including personal communications services, paging, and cellular. American Tower also offers a variety of network development services.
  • Delia Thompson, who is an insider at Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL), sold 0,943 shares at a cost of $85.04 for a total of $80,197 on Aug 12. She sold 1,500 shares at a cost of $86.00 for a total of $129,000 on Aug 15. About the company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  • Anthong Topazi, who is an insider at Southern Company (NYSE:SO), sold 26,109 shares at a cost of $41.24 for a total of $1,076,735 on Aug 24. About the company: Southern Company is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, wholesales, and retails electricity in the southeastern United States. The Company also offers wireless telecommunications services, and provides businesses with two-way radio, telephone, paging, and Internet access services as well as wholesales fiber optic solutions.
  • Frederick Tuomi, who is an insider at Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR), sold 20,000 shares at a cost of $60.01 for a total of $1,200,118 on Aug 12. He sold 20,000 shares at a cost of $61.00 for a total of $1,220,000 on Aug 15. About the company: Equity Residential is a real estate investment trust. The trust acquires, develops, and manages apartment complexes in the United States.
  • Thomas Vice, who is an insider at Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), sold 9,843 shares at a cost of $50.11 for a total of $493,233 on Aug 11. About the company: Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
  • Stephanie Voquer, who is an insider at MasterCard, Inc. (NYSE:MA), sold 1,004 shares at a cost of $320.00 for a total of $321,280 on Aug 11. She sold 1,005 shares at a cost of $330.75 for a total of $332,404 on Aug 12. About the company: MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks.
  • Alan Washkowitz, who is an insider at L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LLL), sold 12,474 shares at a cost of $65.61 for a total of $818,419 on Aug 18. He sold 3,000 shares at a cost of $64.82 for a total of $194,464 on Aug 24. About the company: L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. is a prime system contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, and government services. The Company’s customers include the DoD, aerospace prime contractors, and commercial telecommunications customers.
  • John Weiland, who is an insider at C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR), sold 8,085 shares at a cost of $88.43 for a total of $714,968 on Aug 9. He sold 7,427 shares at a cost of $90.91 for a total of $675,214 on Aug 16. About the company: C. R. Bard, Inc. designs, manufactures, packages, distributes, and sells medical, surgical, diagnostic, and patient care devices. The Company sells a broad range of products worldwide to hospitals, individual healthcare professionals, extended care facilities and alternate site facilities. Bard markets vascular, urological, oncological, and surgical specialties products.
  • Edward Whitacre Jr, who is an insider at Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), bought 10,000 shares at a cost of $70.00 for a total of $700,000 on Aug 11. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Clay Williams, who is an insider at National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), sold 100,000 shares at a cost of $79.00 for a total of $7,899,810 on Aug 2. About the company: National Oilwell Varco Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells machinery, equipment, and downhole products used in oil and gas drilling and production. The Company also provides oilfield inspection and other services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Jeffrey Williams, who is an insider at Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), sold 3,000 shares at a cost of $394.78 for a total of $1,184,355 on Aug 1. 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.
  • Stephen Wilson, who is an insider at CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF), sold 20,000 shares at a cost of $168.28 for a total of $3,365,646 on Aug 15. 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.
  • Christopher Womack, who is an insider at Southern Company (NYSE:SO), sold 25,113 shares at a cost of $40.76 for a total of $1,023,618 on Aug 17. About the company: Southern Company is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, wholesales, and retails electricity in the southeastern United States. The Company also offers wireless telecommunications services, and provides businesses with two-way radio, telephone, paging, and Internet access services as well as wholesales fiber optic solutions.
  • Rosalie O’Reilly Wooten, who is an insider at O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), sold 10,000 shares at a cost of $63.05 for a total of $630,500 on Aug 23. About the company: O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. retails and supplies automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. The Company sells its products to do-it-yourself customers and professional mechanics or service technicians. O’Reilly operates stores throughout the United States.

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

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