Insiders Just Bought and Sold These S&P Stocks

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

  • Michael Clarke, who is an insider at Kraft Foods, Inc. (NYSE:KFT), sold 80,011 shares at a cost of $34.21 for a total of $2,737,176 on Aug 8. 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.
  • Scott Cook, who is an insider at Intuit, Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU), sold 282,689 shares at a cost of $44.17 for a total of $12,487,193 on Aug 22.  He sold 217,311 shares at a cost of $44.03 for a total of $9,568,442 on Aug 23. 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.
  • James Cornelius, who is an insider at Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN), bought 10,000 shares at a cost of $66.71 for a total of $667,075 on Aug 9. About the company: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
  • James Crown, who is an insider at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), bought 17,500 shares at a cost of $34.50 for a total of $603,750 on Aug 10. He bought 176,609 shares at a cost of $35.08 for a total of $6,194,720 on Aug 11. About the company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Brian Duperreault, who is an insider at Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC), sold 50,000 shares at a cost of $27.15 for a total of $1,357,600 on Aug 9. About the company: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. Marsh & McLennan offers analysis, advice, and transactional capabilities to clients worldwide.
  • Jeffrey Epstein, who is an insider at Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN), sold 2,000 shares at a cost of $504.04 for a total of $1,008,085 on Aug 15. 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.
  • Hector Erezuma, who is an insider at Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), sold 1,500 shares at a cost of $84.28 for a total of $126,420 on Aug 11. 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.
  • Jonathan Fernando, who is an insider at AutoNation Inc. (NYSE:AN), sold 10,000 shares at a cost of $36.50 for a total of $365,000 on Aug 22.  He sold 30,000 shares at a cost of $37.75 for a total of $1,132,500 on Aug 23. He sold 25,000 shares at a cost of $38.95 for a total of $973,750 on Aug 24.   About the company: AutoNation, Inc. retails, finances, and services new and used vehicles. The Company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products, and collision repair services. AutoNation operates throughout the United States.
  • David Filo, who is an insider at Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), sold 200,000 shares at a cost of $13.03 for a total of $2,606,920 on Aug 2. He sold 166,500 shares at a cost of $13.03 for a total of $2,170,244 on Aug 2. About the company: Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet media company that offers an online guide to Web navigation, aggregated information content, communication services, and commerce. The Company’s site includes a hierarchical, subject-based directory of Web sites, which enables users to locate and access information and services through hypertext links included in the directory.
  • James Flaherty III, who is an insider at HCP Inc. (NYSE:HCP), sold 9,400 shares at a cost of $34.73 for a total of $326,417 on Aug 1.  He sold 9,400 shares at a cost of $34.40 for a total of $323,338 on Aug 2.  About the company: HCP, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in health care related real estate throughout the United States. HCP’s properties include senior housing, life sciences, medical offices, hospitals, and skilled nursing homes.
  • James Flaws, who is an insider at Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), bought 65,000 shares at a cost of $13.49 for a total of $876,642 on Aug 10. He bought 10,000 shares at a cost of $13.77 for a total of $137,697 on Aug 11.  About the company: Corning Incorporated is a global, technology-based company. The Company produces optical fiber, cable, and photonic components for the telecommunications industry, as well as manufactures glass panels, funnels, liquid crystal display glass and projection video lens assemblies for the information display industry.
  • Matthew Foehr, who is an insider at Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX), sold 26,000 shares at a cost of $105.57 for a total of $2,744,854 on Aug 1. About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Steven Freiberg, who is an insider at E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC), bought 93,000 shares at a cost of $10.89 for a total of $1,012,770 on Aug 10. About the company: E*TRADE Financial Corporation provides online brokerage and related products and services primarily to individual retail investors. The Company’s products and services include investor-focused banking, primarily sweep deposits and savings products, and asset gathering.
  • Thomas Freyman, who is an insider at Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), sold 20,000 shares at a cost of $49.19 for a total of $983,810 on Aug 5. About the company: Abbott Laboratories discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells a broad and diversified line of health care products and services. The Company’s products include pharmaceuticals, nutritional, diagnostics, and vascular products. Abbott markets its products worldwide through affiliates and distributors.
  • Alan George, who is an insider at Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR), sold 5,839 shares at a cost of $62.06 for a total of $362,356 on Aug 1. About the company: Equity Residential is a real estate investment trust. The trust acquires, develops, and manages apartment complexes in the United States.
  • Carlos Fernandez Gonzalez, who is an insider at Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR), bought 21,820 shares at a cost of $45.78 for a total of $999,016 on Aug 5. About the company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world.
  • Jamie Gorelick, who is an insider at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), sold 5,000 shares at a cost of $72.70 for a total of $363,500 on Aug 16. About the company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.
  • Richard Gunst, who is an insider at DeVry, Inc. (NYSE:DV), sold 6,000 shares at a cost of $62.43 for a total of $374,580 on Aug 1. About the company: DeVry, Inc. owns and manages higher education systems throughout North America. The Institutions offers various degrees in a wide range of disciplines, including associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in technology; healthcare technology; business and management, as well as online secondary education to school districts and medical education.
  • Mellody Hobson, who is an insider at Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), sold 32,250 shares at a cost of $39.74 for a total of $1,281,486 on Aug 1. About the company: Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams.
  • Robert Hugin, who is an insider at Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), bought 10,000 shares at a cost of $52.70 for a total of $527,000 on Aug 8. About the company: Celgene Corporation is a global biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies designed to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory related diseases.
  • Jeffrey Hurwitz, who is an insider at Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE:DNB), sold 12,300 shares at a cost of $71.22 for a total of $876,006 on Aug 1. About the company: The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation provides business information and technology solutions. The Company’s customers use these solutions in order to reduce credit risk, find profitable business partners, manage business relationships and collect cash and receivables. Dun & Bradstreet’s database contains information on public and private companies around the world.
  • Jeffrey Huspeni, who is an insider at Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM), sold 7,750 shares at a cost of $63.06 for a total of $488,699 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.

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

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