Insiders Sell These Industrial Goods Stocks in Mid-December

The DJIA remains above 12,250 and the S&P 500 Index trades above 1,260 today. Insiders were bearish on these stocks in the Industrial Goods sector for the week ending December 16th, 2011.

Robert E Knowling Jr who is Director at Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP), sold 2,000 shares on Dec 09 at $84.58 per share for a total value of $169,160. The shares recently traded at $82.97, down $1.6, or 1.89% since the insider sale. About the company: Roper Industries, Inc. manufactures industrial controls, fluid handling, and analytical instrumentation products worldwide. Roper serves selected segments of a broad range of markets such as oil & gas, scientific research, medical diagnostics, semiconductor, refrigeration, automotive, water and wastewater, power generation, agricultural irrigation, and other niche industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Klaus P Muller who is Director at Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), sold 345 shares on Dec 13 at $80.43 per share for a total value of $27,749. The shares recently traded at $73.87, down $4.46, or 5.69% since the insider sale. About the company: Parker Hannifin Corporation manufactures motion control products, including fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components. The Company also produces fluid purification, fluid flow, process instrumentation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and electromagnetic shielding and thermal management products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Chris A Davis who is Director at Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE:COL), sold 6,300 shares on Dec 12 at $53.20 per share for a total value of $335,157. The shares recently traded at $53.19, down $0.46, or 0.86% since the insider sale. About the company: Rockwell Collins, Inc. designs, produces, markets, and supports electronic communications, avionics, and in-flight entertainment systems. The Company’s systems are used by commercial, military, and government customers located throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

John W Croghan who is Director at Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), sold 5,000 shares on Dec 14 at $27.05 per share for a total value of $135,265. The shares recently traded at $26.42, down $0.45, or 1.67% since the insider sale. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Wolfgang Platz who is Group VP, Pres. Industrial at Pall Corp. (NYSE:PLL), sold 5,400 shares on Dec 15 at $56.90 per share for a total value of $307,265. The shares recently traded at $55.47, down $0.43, or 0.77% since the insider sale. About the company: Pall Corporation is a supplier of filtration, separation and purification technologies. The Company utilizes proprietary filter media and other fluid clarification and separation equipment for the removal of solid, liquid, and gaseous contaminants. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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