Insiders Just Filed to Sell Shares at These 10 Companies

Insiders at the following companies have filed Form 144 with the SEC, indicating their intent to sell shares in their companies:

  1. Estee Lauder Cos Inc (NYSE:EL): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 320,000 shares, which had a market value of $32,727,700 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products.  The Company’s products are sold in countries and territories around the world. Competitors to Watch: Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP), Alberto-Culver Company (NYSE:ACV), Revlon, Inc. (NYSE:REV), Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDEN), Inter Parfums, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR), Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS), The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG), Parlux Fragrances, Inc. (NASDAQ:PARL), Physicians Formula Hldgs., Inc. (NASDAQ:FACE) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).
  2. Intermune Inc (NASDAQ:ITMN): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 755,054 shares, which had a market value of $29,806,971 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  InterMune, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company.  The Company develops therapies for hepatology and pulmonology, including treatments for severe, malignant osteopetrosis and chronic granulomatous disease.
  3. Macy’s Inc. (NYSE:M): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 602,982 shares, which had a market value of $17,255,145 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  Macy’s Inc. operates department stores in the United States.  The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries.  Macy’s retail stores sell a wider range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. Competitors to Watch: Saks Incorporated (NYSE:SKS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS), Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN), Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS), Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), and The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX).
  4. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 59,500 shares, which had a market value of $16,683,800 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. owns and operates quick serve Mexican restaurants.  The Company operates restaurants throughout the United States. Competitors to Watch: McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), Wendy’s Arby’s Group Inc. (NYSE:WEN), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), Sonic Corporation (NASDAQ:SONC), Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) and Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK).
  5. Stericycle Inc (NASDAQ:SRCL): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 178,064 shares, which had a market value of $16,132,850 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  Stericycle, Inc. provides regulated medical waste management services.  The Company offers waste collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal to customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
  6. Coherent Inc (NASDAQ:COHR): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 268,516 shares, which had a market value of $16,046,000 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  Coherent, Inc. is a global company that manufactures and sells a variety of laser-based photonic products.  The Company’s products are used in manufacturing and instrumentation applications that include optical telecommunication, semiconductor manufacturing, inspection and test, advance packaging, and reprographics.  The electro-optical market consists of Fortune 500 customers.
  7. PMC Sierra Inc (NASDAQ:PMCS): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 2,040,980 shares, which had a market value of $15,710,500 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  PMC-Sierra, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports semiconductor networking solutions.  The Company’s products are used in the high speed transmission and networking systems which are used to restructure the global telecommunications and data communications infrastructure.
  8. Citrix Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CTXS): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 170,063 shares, which had a market value of $13,871,801 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  Citrix Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets technology solutions that allow applications to be delivered, supports, and shared on-demand.  The Company develops and markets comprehensive solutions across all dimensions of application, server and desktop virtualization as well as application and network optimization. Key Competitors: International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL), CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA), VMWare (NYSE:VMW), Novell, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVL), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), and Quest Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSFT).
  9. Wisconsin Energy Corp (NYSE:WEC): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 409,680 shares, which had a market value of $12,963,510 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  Wisconsin Energy Corporation is a diversified energy holding company.  The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides utility services such as distributing electric, gas, steam, and water.
  10. Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL): Insiders at this company filed plans to sell 456,819 shares, which had a market value of $11,583,317 on May 20th, 2011. About the company:  Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. retails hardwood flooring in the United States.  The Company sells domestic and exotic wood species in both prefinished and unfinished forms.

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(All data are dated as of May 20th, 2011, and are sourced from here)